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RN Acute Care-Ortho-Neuro

Company: UCHealth
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

RN Acute Care-Ortho-Neuro
Provides direct patient care, at a proficient level, using the nursing process
in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the
policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Provides care in a 24/7 Acute Care environment.
Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment
to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to a
multidisciplinary care team. 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.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.

  • Graduate of an accredited or state board of nursing
    approved Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years'
  • Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
  • State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider
  • 6 months of nursing (RN) 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: $33.08 - $51.27 / 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 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.

Keywords: UCHealth, Denver , RN Acute Care-Ortho-Neuro, Healthcare , Lakewood, Colorado

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