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Clinical Nurse Specialist - RN / NP- Behavioral Health

SCL Health System Denver, CO

Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist - RN / NP- Behavioral Health-17009152 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist/ NP will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians' orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.
  • Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patient's medical status upon admission and throughout the patient's course of treatment.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.
  • Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.
  • Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.
  • Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.
  • Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
  • Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
  • Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

·         The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.       



  • Bachelors degree in nursing required
  • Masters degree in Nursing (or within 6 months of graduation) required
  • Current registration with the Advance Practice Registry of the State of Colorado as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
  • Certification or eligibility for Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Nurse Practitioner in family, adult or acute care
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
  • One (1) year of experience in a setting serving the same age/type of patient population served by this facility or department, preferred



: West Pines Behavioral Health, Wheat Ridge, CO

Primary Location

: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Wheat Ridge
Department: EWP-Drug Clinic


: Part-time


: Day Shift

Job Posting

: Nov 21, 2017, 3:36:47 PM
FTE: 0.5

 Nursing Professional (APN)


: Kathryn Happ

Job Details

Date Posted June 13, 2018
Date Closes July 13, 2018
Requisition 17009152
Located In Denver, CO
SOC Category 00-0000.00