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OR Charge Nurse - Ambulatory Surgery Center at UCHealth

Company: Confidential
Location: Denver
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Description

$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY

Are you a perioperative professional looking for an exclusive place to showcase your patient centric approach and serve a diverse, vibrant, and progressive community? Do you value and practice a "Patient First" mentality? Looking for work-life-balance? Does the thought of joining a new team and creating a culture of excellence motivate you?

The Cherry Creek North Ambulatory Surgery Center is a 4-OR and 2-procedure room multi-specialty unit including, but not limited to, General, Otolaryngology, Urology, Breast Surgery, GI, Plastics, Occuplastics, Ortho (Hand/Foot), GYN/Oncology, Pain, and Vascular procedures. It is a brand-new state of the art building in the heart of Cherry Creek that provides convenient access and exceptional customer services for patients living in the area.

The Cherry Creek North Ambulatory Surgery Center's procedural hours are Monday-Friday from which means no WEEKENDS, no major HOLIDAYS, no NIGHTS, or ON-CALL requirements.

We are looking for candidates who have the experience and knowledge in caring for patients in a multi-specialty environment who are highly motivated and engaged to contribute to our perioperative vision of culture of excellence. Candidates need to be flexible to float to other UCHealth facilities as needed.

The UCHealth Cherry Creek Medical Center brings the expertise of the highly reputable UCHealth, and physician partners with both UCHealth Medical Group and the CU School of Medicine to the Cherry Creek community.

Summary:
Provides nursing leadership for a specific shift and unit/area.

Work Schedule: Full Time Days

Responsibilities:
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.

Requirements:

  • Credentials:
    Essential:
    Basic Life Support
    Registered Nurse
    Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited or state board of nursing approved Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
    Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Relevant certification as determined at position level.
    Minimum Experience: 1 year of nursing experience.
  • 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.)

    The pay range for this position is: $36.47 - $56.52 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

    UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years' employment.

    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.

    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.

    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 va... Please click HERE to view full job description.

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