Charge Nurse-Medical Acute Care Unit
Posted on: May 24, 2023
Provides nursing leadership for a specific shift and unit/area.
We are offering a $10,000 sign on bonus for RN's who have a minimum of 1 year of RN experience.
The Medical Acute Care Unit is an exciting 36-bed inpatient unit that provides high quality medical and nursing care to a diverse group of patients facing both acute and chronic medical diagnoses. Patients receive diagnostic evaluation and treatment for a wide array of conditions including infectious processes, metabolic derangements, hematologic or rheumatology flares, and other organ dysfunctions such as those affecting the heart, kidneys, and liver. We collaborate with Medicine Wards teams, comprised of attendings, residents, and medical students, as well as Hospital Medicine Service teams, comprised of attendings, advanced practice providers, and advanced practice fellows. This multidisciplinary, teaching-focused model fosters an ideal environment for nurses seeking a diverse practice setting rooted in evidence-based medicine, synergistic teamwork, and meaningful patient relationships. Please consider joining our phenomenal team!
Work Schedule: Full Time Nights
Supervises and mentors staff during assigned shift. Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, and patient acuity.
Provides direct patient care as needed. Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving. May take patient assignments to meet staffing needs.
Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care, including formal evaluation, and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes. Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.
Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers. Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Relevant certification as determined at position level.
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Pay and Benefits:
The pay range for this position is: $36.47 - $56.52 / hour plus $5/hour night shift differential. In addition to base pay and night shift differential, full time night shift RNs are eligible to participate in UCHealth's night shift incentive pay program upon completion of orientation. Base pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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