Requisition # 63086
- 72 hours/pay period (bi-weekly)
At UCHealth, we do things differently
1+ years of recent Telemetry experience preferred. 2+ years of recent Med/Surg experience will be considered.
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.
Cardiac Patient population, busy unit. Team player, works collaboratively with other units.
May work up to every other weekend
Carry out routine patient care assignments on the unit assigned, performing established nursing procedures for individuals or groups of patients, utilizing population-specific guidelines.
Adhere to expected and established protocols related to patient safety goals, fall and skin precautions, restraint use, and medication administration.
Practice according to professional and ethical standards in accordance with the Colorado State Nurse Practice Act, ANA Code of Ethics, and Nursing Service Scope of Practice.
Design individualized plans of care with the patient and foster a team approach by working collaboratively with the patient, family, primary care provider and other members of the health care team to ensure coordination of services.
Assist patients with emotional support by providing appropriate resources and tools.
Using evidence-based clinical nursing guidelines, provide information, education, and access to key resources including advantages and disadvantages of disease and treatment options, and coordinate referrals as appropriate.
Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years of experience.
Effective 10/1/2013, BSN required for new hires or attain within three years of acceptance of the position.
6 months of RN experience.
State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
BLS 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 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.)
Critical thinking skills while utilizing the nursing process based on evidence-based outcomes and Standards of Practice.
Competency in clinical skills.
Competency in decision-making for emergency situations.
Competency in the management of critical patient situations.
Knowledge of how to access and utilize available resources.
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.
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