Job Description

Want to live in an outdoor wonderland and help others at the same time? Upgrade your lifestyle and take your career to new heights in beautiful Leadville, Colorado! 

A charming town situated at 10,200 feet in elevation, rich in history, and nestled among some of the highest peaks in the lower 48, Leadville boasts endless outdoor opportunities! Whether you crave the powder from nearby ski resorts or yearn for peaceful summer days of camping and fishing - if your heart belongs in nature - you'll fit right in! We're a group of passionate healthcare workers who love to work hard and play hard. 

St. Vincent Hospital in Leadville is seeking an Emergency Department Registered Nurse (ED-RN) to join our growing team! We are a critical care facility serving Lake County, Co. and surrounding areas. A small team of dedicated health professionals, we are committed to keeping our community healthy! 

The 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. 

  • Guaranteed 12 hour shifts
  • Days, Evenings and some Weekends and Holidays Required
  • Transitions to Med/Surg Unit

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.


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

* For an exhaustive list of all duties, contact  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.


Important Notes

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To apply for this position please submit a Letter of Interest, Resume/Application, at least 3 current professional references, salary history/requirements, copies of required certifications.  Submit to: or