Job: Charge Nurse *DAYSHIFT*

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Job Description


Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Hospital is currently seeking an experienced Charge Nurse (FT) for dayshift (6a - 6:30p). We offer newly adjusted and highly competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401(K), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and ETO (Earned Time Off). Make a direct difference today by joining our team of dedicated professionals working together to attain a common goal – giving the gift of time through great patient care!


Ernest Health owns and operates community-based acute rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Montana, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wyoming. We are dedicated to providing high quality, cost-effective physical medicine and rehabilitation services to promote the recovery of individuals who have functional deficits resulting from injury or illness as well as those with chronic or complex medical conditions. We promote a healing and nurturing environment at each of our facilities, responding to the medical, physical, psychological and social needs of our patients.


Our Northern Colorado Rehabilitation Facility, designed solely for the provision of specialized rehabilitative care, is the only freestanding acute rehabilitation hospital serving northern Colorado. Since opening its doors in 2005, our hospital has been rated in the top 10% of all inpatient rehab facilities in the United Stated for 8 consecutive years! Through our inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, we are able to utilize our unique design and responsive environment to help patients recover quickly and return home with a renewed sense of self-sufficiency.


The Charge Nurse is responsible for administrative supervision of nursing services on the assigned shift, in addition to being responsible for a patient load of their own. Supervises and coordinates activities of nursing personnel to maintain continuity of patient care. Provides professional nursing care to patients within assigned unit. Integrates the hospital’s mission and “Guiding Principles” into daily practice.

Minimum Work Experience

  • One (1) year recent experience in an acute care setting required.

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Current State of Colorado licensure as a Registered Nurse required
  • Current CPR/BLS certification required
  • ACLS Preferred

Required Skills/Knowledge/Ability

  • Knowledge of and adherence to current nursing theory and practice, infection control, and wound care standards of practice.
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards to ensure adherence to all standards set forth by state and accrediting agencies of TJC and CMS.
  • Knowledge of clinical operations and procedures, and utilizes proper policies, procedures, and guidelines in caring for patients.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrates general computer skills including: data entry, word processing, email, and record management.
  • Effective organizational and time management skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain proper levels of confidentiality
  • Ability to work closely and professionally with others.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.