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Summary -- Registered Nurse -- NEW UNIT - Medicine Health Services Unit (general inpatient medical surgical), University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO
Provides direct patient care using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
***Medicine Health Services is a new 36-bed unit that delivers personalized care to patients that present with an extensive range of medical and surgical diagnoses. The new unit is seeking staff members that are able to perform in a fast paced environment and are able to provide care that focuses on providing individualized care to each patient and family member that comes through our doors. U.S. News ranks UCH as the #1 hospital in Colorado and ranks among the top academic medical centers in the nation. Growth continues to advance in our acute care setting and the chance to join a new interdisciplinary team focused on caring for a diverse patient population is an opportunity that would be an ideal job for any healthcare professional seeking to practice in an environment that promotes excellence and enhances learning and development***
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.
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.
Graduate of an accredited (ACEN or CCNE) Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years' experience.
6 months nursing 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.)
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager.If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document. Preferred
Bachelor's degree in Nursing. BSN
Minimum 1 year general nursing experience
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