With the Delta variant surging, Denver has issued new public health orders requiring pre-K through 12th-grade students to wear masks at school and requiring city employees and some private-sector workers in high-risk settings to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Start your career as a Denver Health RN or LPN with the Denver Sheriff Department!
Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Here's what you can expect:
Nurses working with the Denver Sheriff Department (DSD) administer services for the patient population of the Denver County Jail and the Downtown Detention Center. Corrections nurses come from all areas of nursing and provide primary care, intake health assessments, urgent/emergent care, chronic disease clinics, women’s care, behavioral health services, and much more!
Our nurses work with a vulnerable population who often have limited access to health care and engage in high risk behaviors, including substance abuse. There are many benefits of working in correctional care, such as: