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The Denver Post Top Work Places 2012

Craig ranked #3 Top Work Place by the Denver Post

"The staff at Craig is remarkable, and is one of the main reasons Craig is an internationally-recognized rehabilitation and research hospital".

- Mike Fordyce - President, Craig Hospital

ANCC Magnet Recognition

Nursing Opportunities

The Nursing Department at Craig Hospital offers staff the unique opportunity to blend acute neuroscience knowledge and skills with rehabilitation expertise- an inspiring and fulfilling experience not found in other health care settings. The Nursing Department is comprised of Registered Nurses, License Practical Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Rehab Techs, Behavioral Attendants, and Unit Secretaries.

Through clinical excellence and teamwork, the Nursing Department at Craig has achieved extraordinary results with patient care and outcomes. Craig's quality is evidenced by achieving Magnet designation* in 2005 and by being ranked in the Top Ten Rehabilitation Hospitals consecutively since 1990 by U.S. News and World Report

What makes the nursing department at Craig unique and rewarding to work in is the staff has to be highly talented in a wide variety of personal and professional skills. Nursing care at Craig is more than technical proficiencies in SCI and TBI; it demands exceptional compassion, personalized care and the ability to develop trustful relationships with patients and families after catastrophic injuries. Working at Craig also demands a continual commitment to improve upon ourselves, and the exceptional care we deliver.

The success of our patients and their families depends on teamwork. The close partnerships between staff, patients and families assist recovery and help each patient achieve the goals he or she establishes in life. As a highly valued team member, you will actively participate in your patient's progression through recovery and the rehabilitation journey. Your experience, skills and passion to care for others are acknowledged and respected.

Our interdisciplinary treatment team includes working closely with physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, patient and family service counselors, recreation therapists, dieticians, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and others to help patients and families achieve their goals.

If you think Craig is a good fit for you, and you are interested in learning more about working in the Craig Nursing Department, click here.

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* Magnet Designation

Recognizes our nursing staff are clinical experts and provide exceptional care to our patients. The Magnet Recognition Program was developed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to recognize health care organizations that provide nursing excellence. The program also provides a vehicle for disseminating successful nursing practices and strategies.
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