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Why Denver Health?


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For more than 160 years, Denver Health has provided high- quality care for all. As Colorado’s primary safety-net institution, we are driven by our mission to serve the people of Denver regardless of their social or economic situations.

As an Anchor Institution, we are embedded within our communities. We care for the whole person by addressing factors like access to healthy food, housing, employment and education among the populations we serve. When you join Denver Health, you join a family of compassionate, mission-driven colleagues committed to improving our communities.

As an academic level 1 trauma center, Denver Health provides several challenging career paths for nurses. Whether you have many years of experience or you have just completed your degree, chances are you can find a rewarding nursing position at Denver Health.

Collaboration is the key to high-quality patient care. Nurses are an integral part of our acclaimed care teams and provide care for patients from all walks of life and handle cases at every level of complexity. 

Our Employee Benefits

We offer the following:

  • Competitive pay
  • 20 days paid time off and seven paid holidays each year for new employees

  • On-site, low-cost employee fitness center and virtual well-being classes

  • 24/7 counseling for you and your family through the Employee Assistance Program

  • Competitive health insurance plans and excellent medical and dental benefits

  • Education opportunities and tuition reimbursement
  • Shared leadership and advancement opportunity
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Immediate retirement plan vesting
  • Professional clinical advancement program
  • Participation in evidence-based projects

Our Nursing Specialties

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Hospital-Based Nursing


  • Critical Care – MICU, SICU, PCU, Biocontainment, Rapid Response, Vascular Access Team, Float Pool
  • Medical Surgical
    • 3M ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders
    • 4C South Orthopaedics / Urology Medical / Surgical Unit
    • 4B Surgical Trauma Telemetry Unit
    • 5West OASIS
    • 6A Medical / Surgical Unit
    • 7A Telemetry Medicine Cardiology Unit
    • 9A Telemetry Medicine / Oncology Unit
    • CCMF Correctional Care Medical Facility
    • Float Pool
  • Emergency Department – Main ED, Clinical Decision Unit, PEDUC
  • Women’s & Children’s Services – Peds ICU, NICU, L&D, MBU, Peds, Float Pool
  • Psych/Behavioral - Adult, Adolescent, Psych ED
  • Operating Room, Perioperative, PACU
  • Correctional Care – Denver Sheriffs 

Apply any time for our nurse residency program. Learn more.