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Procedural RN - OBGYN, Central Park - OB/GYN

Company: University of Colorado
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 22, 2023

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Procedural RN - OBGYN, Central Park
University of Colorado CU Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine Dean's Office, Community Practice Division Official Title: Health Care Principal Professional Working Title: Procedural RN - OBGYN, Central Park Position - Requisition Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at: Anschutz: Denver: Exemptions vary by campus location/department. Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions: Anschutz Campus - Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration - Accommodations may be granted for medical or religious reasons. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education, and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research fueled by over $650 million in research grants. For more information, visit . The School of Medicine Dean's Office, Community Practice Division has an opening for a full-time University Staff (unclassified) Procedural RN- OBGYN, Central Park position. Position Purpose Provides direct patient care in a procedural setting at a proficient level, in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice with the policies, values, and mission of the organization. Monitors and manages the patient in the procedural environment before, during and after procedures to maintain a safe environment, optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Examples of Work Performed 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 attend to all age-related physical, spiritual, and psychosocial 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. Performs circulating functions before procedures, including preparing the procedural environment, orienting and assessing the patient, and reviewing patient's medical record and surgeon's notes to ensure all prerequisites and preferences are met. Ensures safety checklists and procedures are implemented and documented at all times. Performs circulating functions during procedures, including monitoring and communicating patient condition, documenting interventions and activities, monitoring the sterile field and controlling traffic into, out of and around the room. Performs scrub functions as needed, including the preparation, selection, and handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical procedure and performs equipment counts with colleagues. Provides nursing care to a complex, moderate acuity procedural patient population in a technically complex environment. Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement, and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Serves as a champion for patient safety. Ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies (CDPHE, CMS, OSHA, etc.). Ensures compliance with all infection control standards. Participates in CU Quality Improvement (QI) initiatives and metrics. Participates in practice's process and performance improvement activities and initiatives. Ensures that the service expectations of both internal and external customers are met and/or exceeded. Must be able to recognize and respond appropriately to urgent/emergent situations according to protocols. Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for all Medical Assistant and clinical area practices. Includes reception, registration and front-end practices while providing cross-coverage. Demonstrates excellence in customer service and satisfaction levels for internal and external customers; this includes regular review of patient survey information, responding to patient or provider concerns, and efficient resolution of RL events. Adheres to employer work practices, policies and procedures, including office and state protocols. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with leadership, physicians, and colleagues, addresses concerns in a forthright manner. Focuses self and others on achieving quality and financial outcomes in a responsive timely manner. Provides vision and planning to meet goals; welcomes innovation and new approaches to reach new heights in quality and service. Performs core responsibilities of position efficiently and effectively within parameters of organization policies, procedures and external governmental agencies. Supervisory Responsibility None Personal Relationships Skilled job requiring high level of adaptability and interpersonal skills Internal Contacts: Within Department Cross-departmental Physicians APPs Students Management Faculty Risk Management Safety & Infection Control Marketing Business Office External Contacts: Patients Families Vendors Insurance Companies Regulatory Agencies Media Miscellaneous business partners, utilities, etc. Visitors Other healthcare agencies Physical Requirements & Working Conditions The physical demands, work environment factors and mental functions described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Frequency: N= Not at all R= Rarely: Less than once an hour O= Occasional: 1-4 times/hour or up to 1/3 of the shift F= Frequent: 5-12 times/hour or up to 2/3 of the shift C= Constant: More than 2/3 of the shift Activity Frequency Activity Frequency Stand C Push or pull with hands/arms F Walk C Lift hands above head O Walk on uneven &/or slippery surfaces O Climb or balance R Sit F Stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend O Use of hands C Climb stairs N Forceful grip w/ hands O Talk C Reach w/ arms O Hear C Lifting up to 10 lbs C Work in outdoor weather conditions R Lifting up to 25 lbs F Awkward postures F Lifting up to 50 lbs F Close vision (20" or less) C Communicate C Distance vision (20' ) F Interpersonal skills C Peripheral vision C Ability to adjust focus C Depth perception C Work in a loud environment O Note: This description is a summary only and is describing the general level of work being performed, it is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties of this position may change from time to time and/or based on business need. We reserve the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of the supervisor and/or hiring authority. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) through an accredited nursing program through Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC). At least three years of nursing experience. Registered Nurse (RN), State of Colorado. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) issued by American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Substitution: A combination of education and related technical/paraprofessional experience may be substituted for the bachelor's degree on a year for year basis. Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. Conditions of Employment Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers issued by American Heart Association or American Red Cross healthcare provider level CPR certification. Complies with applicable University of Colorado School of Medicine, Community Practice mandatory education and training. Maintains all required licensure and certifications for position. Maintains all required continuing education requirements. Must be able to work in-person. Must be able to travel to alternate locations as assigned. Preferred Qualifications Vascular nursing experience. 3 years of job-related/clinic experience. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking. Moderate sedation experience. Nursing certification (ANCC) in specialty area. Basic keyboarding skills. Experience working with MS Office. Experience working with EPIC. Experience working with Kronos. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to effectively communicate at all levels, to include physicians, leadership, and staff within the various affiliate organizations (UCH, Children's Colorado, CU Medicine, CU SOM). Ability to work within large, complex healthcare systems. Ability to analyze and interpret data . click apply for full job details

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