Registered Nurse Intensive and Intermediate Care Supervisor

SCL Health
Denver, CO
Post Date:
June 19, 2022
Job Status:



You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Registered Nurse Unit Supervisor for the Intensive Care and Intermediate/Progressive Care Units for the afternoon/evening shift. 


You know how to stay organized and move fast. You respond calmly in high pressure situations.


Youre generous with your thoughts, your partnership and especially your voice in the OR, because your opinion matters.


Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.




Known as the leading heart hospital in Denver, Saint Joseph Hospital has had a strong TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) program since 2013.   While our 30-bed ICU cares for high-acuity adult patients with a wide range of medical diagnoses, CV is a sizable focus.  We are experiencing additional growth in our pulmonary service line, which includes starting an ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) program.  We are proud to be recognized with excellent CAUTI and CLABSI rates compared to national benchmarks.


Our Intermediate / Progressive Care unit acts as our Step-down ICU, compassionately caring for a wide variety of complex, high-acuity patients with a strong and growing focus on cardiac and neuro.  


We always focus on putting our patients first, which is evident through our hourly rounding, bedside reports, and manageable nurse-to-patient ratios.  We are proud to be an accredited Chest Pain Center, a Primary Stroke Center, and a private teaching hospital.


Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence  Magnet designation  by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.


Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.




Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity. 


Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.


Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn. 


Your day.


As a RN Unit Supervisor for the Intensive Care and Intermediate/Progressive Care Units you need to know how to:

  • Supervise, lead, role model and coordinate the activities of personnel engaged in providing excellent patient focused care and supporting physician practices through the provision of integrated, effective and innovative nursing practices.
  • Act as a leader and clinical resource
  • Support associates in resolving patient and unit/department issues, concerns and complaints, escalating issues as necessary.
  • Participate in a leadership role in performance improvement activities, new initiatives, and other unit functions.
  • Participate in interviewing and selection of possible candidates.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to identify and implement methods to improve financial outcomes, patient care and outcomes and associate and physician engagement.
  • Perform the responsibilities of an RN when needed.
  • Demonstrate and promote exemplary service orientation to patients, members, providers and staff.
  • Oversee training of personnel and ensure orientation to policies, procedures and expectations as well as ensuring that the training activities incorporate all applicable policies, local, state and federal laws and regulations and accreditation standards.

Your experience.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: 

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Current Colorado RN license or ability to obtain, required
  • Current BLS and ACLS certifications, required or ability to pay within 60 days of hire
  • Minimum of three (3) years of nursing experience, required

Your next move.


Now that you know more about being a Registered Nurse Unit Supervisor for the Intensive Care and Intermediate/Progressive Care Units on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.


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