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Flourishing Begins Here
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The APRN Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) influences patient outcomes and promotes evidence-based nursing care by applying specialty knowledge and expert clinical practice across the client, nurse, and system spheres of influence. The APRN CNS role models clinical expertise in a specialty area and leads system wide changes which continuously improve outcomes at the client, nursing practice, and organizational level. The APRN CNS empowers nursing through creating and supporting environments which embrace continuous quality improvement and are hallmarked by collaboration, ethicaldecision making, caring, alleviation of suffering, and implementation of evidence-based practices.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
2 years clinical nursing experience in designated specialty area preferred. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is a professional nurse who is licensed to practice pursuant to the Nurse Practice Act of the Colorado Board of Nursing (BON). An APRN must have specialized education or training at the graduate level from an accredited academic institution and shall obtain national certification from a nationally recognized accrediting agency. An APRN must designate a specific role and population focus. An APRN must be included on the advanced practice registry for the State of Colorado.
Master’s degree from a nationally accredited graduate degree program or a nationally accredited postgraduate certificate program as of January 01, 2012.
Current Colorado Registered Nurse License
Board certified as an APN in a population foci and listed on the Colorado Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) registry.
Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.
Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and advanced robotic surgery, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgical patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: 100 Greatest Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); named as one of the top two hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report; recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award-Clinical Excellence for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for 2 years in a row (2016-2017), and many others.
Everyone Thrives Here You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward.
To help you thrive, we take pride in providing exceptional benefits to support a healthy work, home, and life balance. Be sure to consider our generous company benefits package as part of the total compensation for this role. You can find a list of our benefits HERE.
Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment health and drug screen and background check.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.