Posted on: September 20, 2023
Summary:Serves as a patient advocate, liaison, and advisor/educator
to assist patients with navigating the continuum of care.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Responsibilities:Rounds on/reviews assigned patients regularly and
evaluates patient progress with plan of care. Communicates plan of
care to patient and family and solicits concerns, questions, and
issues for resolution.
Provides emotional support, counseling, clinical education and
expert guidance to patients and families to promote their ability
to understand and meaningfully participate in the healthcare
process and personal decision-making.
Serves as a liaison between patient and clinical staff,
administration, physicians, managed care companies, and
community/external resources to coordinate/maximize resources and
identify/resolve barriers to the plan of care.
Assists patients and families with resolving financial,
psycho-social, functional, and administrative issues by advising of
options and referring to appropriate resources. Intervenes as
appropriate to advocate for patient and family.
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
- 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
- Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a
Registered Nurse (RN). Relevant life support certification as
determined at position level.
- Minimum Experience: 2 years 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.)
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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:
- Full medical, dental and vision coverage
- Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b)
- Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in
- Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional
buy-up coverage options
- Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
- Wellness benefits
- 5 year incentive bonus
- Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft
protection and pet insurance
- Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to
be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by
UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also
qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of
tuition reimbursement each calendar year
UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service
Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!
UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the
PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness
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and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
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