RN Traveler - UCH - Med Surg PCU
Posted on: February 22, 2021
-- Resource Office -- MSPCU
-- 72 hours/pay period (bi-weekly)
-- Shift- Rotating Shifts
RN Traveler - 13 week contract with option to extend
75 mile radius rule.
Up to 4 travelers needed - ASAP through 3/2021 starts
BSN is preferred.
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Summary -- Travel Registered Nurse -- Med Surg Progressive Care
Unit - University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO
Provides direct patient care using the nursing process in
accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with
the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
This is a 36-bed stepdown/progressive care unit caring for acutely
ill patients. Combined medical and surgical patient population.
Primarily medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, & vascular surgery
patient populations, but also neurology, plastic surgery,
hepatology, gyn/onc, and cardiology. Patient care includes working
with multiple devices and drips, specific to PCU. Primary diagnoses
include sepsis, DKA, respiratory failure, post-op recovery, cardiac
arrhythmias, ACS, COPD, etc. This PCU receives patients from ED,
direct admits, upgrades from floor, or downgrades from ICU.
Travel RN for our Med Surg Progressive Care Unit (MSPCU)
2 years RN experience
BLS and ACLS required
As a UCHealth RN Traveler, you will enjoy living and working in one
of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. Spectacular
wide open landscapes, incredible blue skies, clear mountain streams
and, of course, the majestic Rocky Mountains. To be considered as a
UCHealth Traveler you must NOT be a current employee, and
you must live more than 75 miles away from the facility in which
you will be working.
Our UCHealth RN Travelers also reap the rewards and benefits of
-- Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on
patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available
-- Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as
-- Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient
care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and
spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
-- Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides
patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition,
and circumstances. Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary
personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
Skills and Abilities:
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate
action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective
equipment as required.
- Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program if less than
three (3) years' experience.
- 6 months nursing experience (in an acute setting)
- State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) and any relevant
unit specific certification requirement.
- BLS and ACLS through the American Heart Association or the
American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card
in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card and ACLS must be good
through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards
must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the
American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red
Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all
renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association
sanctioned course.) Preferred Qualifications
-- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
-- Experience in a teaching/academic hospital
-- Two years Travel RN experience
Progressive Care Unit experience preferred
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position,
upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree,
or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager.
If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with
your resume in one document.
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for
individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is
ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can
find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a
meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
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perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
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and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
undue hardship on the organization.
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