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RN M/S Progressive Care Nights

Company: UCHealth
Location: Arvada
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Facility: UCHealth Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora, CO)

Department: Medical Surgical Progressive Care Unit

- Full-time

- Nights

- Associates degree is required

$10,000 sign-on bonus for those who qualify

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Summary:

Provides direct patient care to high acuity, critically ill progressive care patients requiring close monitoring and care management, utilizing critical thinking and the resources necessary to provide quality patient care in accordance with Standards of Excellence and Mission, Vision, and Values set forth by UCHealth and the University of Colorado Hospital.

Job Duties:

The Medical-Surgical Progressive Care Unit is part of the Critical Care Division here at the University of Colorado Hospital. This unit serves a diverse patient population with systemic imbalances including, but not limited to: pulmonary, cardiac, electrolyte instabilities, sepsis, and surgical.

  • Assessment, evaluation, and implementation of patient needs, education, and care plans based on their condition and diagnosis
  • Continuous heart, pulse, and oxygen monitoring
  • Collaboration with interdisciplinary teams to coordinate care, including, primary service teams, case management, social work, palliative care, and the therapies (physical, occupational, speech).


Requirements

  • Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
  • 6 months nursing experience.
  • State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • ACLS
  • BLS


Preferred

  • Med/Surg, Tele or PCU experience
  • Familiarity with IV drips (heparin, insulin, cardiac gtts)
  • Ability to interpret EKGs is encouraged
  • Ability to work autonomously but also within a team environment
  • Personal responsibility and development of individual nursing practice
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures mandated by the hospital


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!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and 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 valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Are you a RN New Grad? Visit https://www.uchealth.org/professionals/residencies/ to find out about our exciting New Grad opportunities!

The pay range for this position is: $30.00 - $46.50 / hour. An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

Keywords: UCHealth, Arvada , RN M/S Progressive Care Nights, Other , Arvada, Colorado

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