Denver Health RN Research Scientist in Denver, Colorado

Job Summary Under general supervision the RN Research Scientist will promote, support, and facilitate individuals engaging in research activities to advance practice: evidence-based practice, the conduct of research, translation of research into practice, and the dissemination of research results. Act as administrative liaison, and serve as a leader, providing guidance, leadership, and support for activities. Conduct a clinical research needs assessment as indicated. Use results to construct a strategic plan to develop clinical research for nursing and other disciplines, aligned with the strategic mission and goals of the hospital. Provide leadership for research and evidence-based practice education to clinical staff, including both formal classes and informal sessions. Provide leadership for the planning and coordination of the research seminars. Identify opportunities and applies for research funding. Also assist departments and individual health care professionals to apply and obtain funding for research projects and activities. Foster the development of a practice environment conducive to the conduct of research and evidence-based practice. Participate in or lead collaborative multidisciplinary research and EBP projects. Mentor nurses and other health care professionals in the dissemination of research and EBP projects through poster presentations, podium presentations, state and national conferences.

Minimum Qualifications Education: Completion of a nursing education program that satisfies the licensing requirements of the Colorado State Board of Nursing for Registered Nurses. Master’s degree in Nursing, PhD preferred. Experience: Typically a background in clinical research with two years’ experience in a patient care setting. Clinical nursing experience in emergency or critical care settings is strongly desired. Experience with IRB procedures is desired. Individuals who have prior research experience but are not certified by COMIRB will be required to complete the COMIRB training program.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of techniques, methods, and competencies of clinical nursing practices. Knowledge of quality improvement practices, regulatory standards and research compliance requirements. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with internal and external team members.Certificate/License/Registration: Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. Certification by Colorado Multiple Institutional Review Board desired. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Facility: 601 Broadway

Area of Interest: Nursing

Shift Type: Day

Requisition ID: 50551

Employment Type: Full-Time

Minimum: $75,566.398

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Mid-point: $97,604.102

Education Required: Masters Degree

Maximum: $119,641.703

Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required: CO RN License