Requisition # 62892
Interventional Radiology Department
Variable hours/pay period (bi-weekly)
At UCHealth, we do things differently
1+ years of recent I.R./Cath Lab experience, or 1+ years of recent ICU experience strongly preferred. 1+ years of recent ED 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.
When we attract nurses with your capability and potential, we go out of our way to keep you professionally stimulated and fulfilled. So come experience a greater sense of involvement in an environment where groundbreaking discoveries are actively taking place.
UCH's Interventional Radiology department focuses on continuity of care for patients undergoing invasive procedures. Responsibilities include patient assessment, administration of conscious sedation and engagement in the procedural environment. This department cares for both inpatient and outpatient patients in five (soon to be seven) Interventional Radiology suites.
Conducts systematic, continuous and comprehensive assessments of patient health status from admission or encounter to discharge across the care continuum to ensure patient safety, collaborating with the healthcare team and family. Care addresses all aspects of the individual and family, including age, gender, spiritual, cultural, physical, psychosocial and patient preferences. Proactively uses safety surveillance to prevent adverse outcomes.
Independently administers medications per licensure authority, assess and reassesses the effects of these medications, and documents administration in a timely manner per policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Consistently adheres to patient safety guidelines regarding all aspects of medication administration.
Requirements (education, licensures, certification)
One year of full-time related clinical 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.)
Nursing degree from an ACEN or CCNE accredited school. A BSN is required for new hires or must be obtained within three years of acceptance of the position.
With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.
Join Us. Together We Improve lives.
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