Job Description

This position is located at St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville, Colorado.

Emergency Department and ACU Registered Nurse (ED-RN)

Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, well being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.

  • Variable nights, weekends, and holidays required
  • $1500 completion bonus available for 4-month commitment
  • Transitions to Med/Surg Unit/ACU
  • Health, Vision, Dental benefits available the first day after 30 days of employment
  • Paid Time Off
  • 403(b) retirement after first 90 days of employment.

MINIMUM education requirements

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.

MINIMUM work experience requirements

  • Two years experience in an Emergency Department required.
  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty.

License/certifications

  • Current Colorado RN license/ Current RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact.
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certification

Interested applicants should send resume, three professional references and cover letter to jobs@svghd.org. Pre-employment/post-offer drug, background, and health screenings required for this hospital setting. 

Important Notes

Achieve your personal and professional best in the rugged alpine setting and soaring mountain peaks of Leadville and Lake County, Colorado. This is where world–class athletes train and compete, vacationers seek adventure and families make lasting memories.

Combine small-town mountain life, bountiful outdoor recreation and western history, with the convenience that proximity to larger towns offers and you have a glimpse of daily life in Lake County, Colorado.

Located only 1 hour and 45 minutes from Denver, and a short distance south of Interstate-70 on Hwy. 91 (from Copper Mountain) or Hwy. 24 (from Vail), Leadville is within an easy drive of many of Colorado’s ski resorts.

St. Vincent Hospital, a critical access Hospital, is managed by Centura Health, the region’s leading health network. This rural hospital boasts competitive pay and benefits. A highly trained medical staff delivering medical services in the following areas: 24/7 Emergency Department and Ambulance, Acute Care, Primary Care Clinic, Laboratory, Radiology, Physical Therapy and visiting specialist clinics.

Learn more about St. Vincent Hospital at www.leadvillehospital.org.

To apply for this position please submit a Letter of Interest, Resume/Application, at least 3 current professional references, and copies of required certifications.  Submit to:  jobs@svghd.org