Feb 21, 2020

Emergency Room Registered Nurse - (BTL VA ECHS ER.20) MULTIPLE COLORADO LOCATIONS

  • BTL Technologies, Inc.
Full-Time Health Care Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

Job Type Full-time Job Title Emergency Room Registered Nurse Job Description


The Veterans Administration Eastern Colorado Healthcare System (ECHS) is part of America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at various health care facilities, including medical centers and outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics).  Nationwide, the VA serves 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.

Work under this contract will be performed at all Eastern Colorado Healthcare System (ECHS) access points including Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) and Community Living Centers (CLC) in numerous locations in Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, Golden, LaJunta, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Alamosa, Salida, Lamar, Burlington and Ft. Carson.


                                  *This Position Is Contingent upon Contract Award*



Provide comprehensive emergency nursing services within the professional scope of practice for a variety of medical/surgical diagnoses.  Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct initial assessment on patients, provide nursing care based on identified patient needs, coordinate with ancillary services to assure provision of care and document all plans, assessments and care provided.
  • Administer oxygen, IV fluids, blood transfusions, and prescribed medications in accordance with VA policy.
  • Observe and assess patients' clinical condition, recognize and promptly report significant changes indicative of complications.
  • Initiate resuscitative measures in emergency situations.
  • Operate and monitor specialized equipment including, but not limited to: oxygen, cardio respiratory monitors, hypothennia units, various types of suction apparatus and infusion equipment.
  • Make nursing care assignments for various skill levels of professional and assistive personnel as assigned.
  • Prepare patients for surgical and/or diagnostic procedures and assist with procedures as necessary.
  • Ensure that all JC standards for professional nursing care are met during performance of care.
  • Complete appropriate medical record forms in compliance with VA guidelines and policies for each patient.
  • Verify the content and correctness of all recorded entries in the patient record. All documentation/records/reports must meet or exceed established VA standards to include, but not limited to: timeliness, legibility, accuracy, content, and signature. The outpatient record shall be completed the same day the patient is seen.
  • Respond to emergency codes as directed summon appropriate backup from the clinical and hospital staff.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural diversity, race, gender, and others individual differences in the workforce, in the Veteran population and in the Community.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


Job Requirements


  • Diploma, Associates Degree (AD) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an NLN accredited program, college or university.  (BSN preferred). 
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)-in any state,
  • Have been actively practicing as a registered nurse for the past two years.
  • Capable of providing comprehensive nursing care to adult medical and surgical patients. 
  • Have and maintain current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification is required.
  • Have no health or physical disability restrictions that interfere with the performance of assigned duties. 
  • Have documented training and skills verification.
  • Must be a US citizen.



Location Alamosa, CO - Alamosa, CO 81101 US
Aurora, CO - Aurora, CO 80010 US
Burlington, CO - Burlington, CO 80807 US
Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO 80820 US (Primary)
Denver, Colorado - Denver, CO US
Ft. Carson, CO - Ft. Carson, CO 80902 US
Golden, CO - Golden, CO 80401 US
LaJunta, CO - LaJunta, CO 81050 US
Lakewood, CO - Lakewood, CO 80123 US
Lamar, CO - LaMar, CO 81052 US
Pueblo, CO - Pueblo, CO 81001 US
Salida, CO - Salida, CO 81201 US
Category Medical





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