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This position is Full Time 36 Hours per week job! Day/Night Rotation is required for inpatient traveler positions.
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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.
As a UCH RN Traveler, you will enjoy living and working in one of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. Spectacular wide open landscapes, incredible blue skies, clear mountain streams and, of course, the majestic Rocky Mountains.
We are seeking an RN for our CTICU. D/N rotate or straight nights. 2 years experience required in acute care.
Our 17 bed CT ICU is the regional destination for comprehensive circulatory and respiratory support for critically ill adults. We specialize in open-heart surgeries, ventricular assist devices, heart and lung transplants, ECMO, aortic aneurysm repair, vascular and thoracic surgeries. We utilize a multitude of modalities at the bedside ranging from vasoactive medications to complete cardio-pulmonary support. We are a multidisciplinary team that focuses on holistic health, supportive education and improving outcomes. Nurse-to-patient ratios are based on acuity and vary from 1:2, 1:1 to 2:1.
Our UCH RN Travelers also reap the rewards and benefits of travel nursing, including:
- 13-week, full-time assignments
- $35.00/hr Base + lucrative shift differentials
- $1550/month housing stipend (taxable to Traveler)
- Travel reimbursement one time $400
- Full medical, dental, vision benefits and a lucrative retirement program! (benefits begin on the first of the month following start date)
- Licensure reimbursement up to $70
Skills and Abilities
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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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 Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience.
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*State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) or compact license. Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant unit certification requirement.
* 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.
*Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) is highly preferred.
*Travel experience is preferred.
*Experience in a teaching hospital is highly preferred.
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.
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