St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit http://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 135276
Recruiter Contact: KatelinHazelwood@Centura.org
Clinic/Department: 8612 SAH NURSING EDUCATION
Hospital: ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS
Schedule: Full Time
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.
Minimum Education Requirements
Master's degree from a nationally accredited graduate degree program or a nationally accredited postgraduate certificate program (as of January 01, 2012/ or reference APRN Guidelines).
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. APRN Roles recognized by the Colorado BON are nurse practitioner
(NP), certified nurse anesthetist (CRNA), certified nurse midwife (CNM), and clinical nurse specialist (CNS). A nurse
seeking recognition as an APRN must be academically prepared for the expanded scope of practice described as
Advanced Practice Nursing.
Minimum Experience Requirements
2 years clinical nursing experience in designated specialty area preferred
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/lift up to 50 lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs constantly.
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