At Mind Springs Health & West Springs Hospital, we believe mental health treatment and addiction recovery care are an integral part of every thriving community. We believe mental health services should be available to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. We value each client for their uniqueness and are a LGBTQ+/Non-binary-affirming therapeutic environment.
Join our caring team of compassionate and highly-competent professionals and you’ll be making more than just a difference in your patients’ lives, you will be saving them.
$10,000 Sign on Bonus for full time.
Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO Accrual, and 403b Benefits Available.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado; Bachelor’s degree in nursing or health-related field preferred. Two (2) years previous experience in a psychiatric hospital or other psychiatric setting preferred. A background in an inpatient, emergency room, or family practice setting desirable.
Promote and foster health, assess dysfunction, aid patient’s recovery, improve or learn coping skills and abilities, maximize strengths, and prevent further disability. Focus is on assessment and monitoring of safety, self-care activities, and psychobiological courses of therapy. Job duties are based on the Scope and Standard of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Standards of Practice.
Knowledge, Skill & Ability (include materials and equipment directly used):
Ability to quickly develop rapport with individuals to perform essential nursing duties and resolve crisis situations as necessary.
Ability to assess individual’s potential for dangerousness to self, to others and/or grave disability.
Ability to collaborate and communicate successfully with hospital staff and external customers.
Ability to appropriately and immediately document interactions with patients and potential patients.
Maintain the confidentiality of all patient information per HIPAA regulations, federal and state law, and facility policies and procedures.
CPR/First Aid Certification required (training for certification is available).
CPI Training/Certification required. Must have ability to perform duties required by CPI training to provide verbal de-escalation and physical and mechanical restraints if necessary (Training for certification will be provided).
Working knowledge of Windows based computer applications to include Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and Internet access.
Ability to operate standard office equipment including calculator, copy machine, fax and multi-line telephone.
Interpersonal and communication skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all internal and external customers.
Ability to organize and prioritize workload in a sometimes hectic environment with frequent interruptions.
Careers at Mind Springs Health & West Springs Hospital offer great benefits in a beautiful setting. Choose whether you’d prefer to work in an inpatient or outpatient treatment center. We hire for positions such as counselors, therapists, peers, physicians and so much more. Look through our open positions, inquire about an internship or practicum and learn how to apply today.
At Mind Springs Health, we believe mental health treatment and addiction recovery care are an integral part of every thriving community. We believe mental health services should be available to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay. We value each client for their uniqueness and are a LGBTQ+/Non-binary-affirming therapeutic environment.
We rebuild lives and inspire hope by providing exceptional mental health and addiction recovery care, strengthening the health and vitality of our communities.