· ResourceOffice- Neurosciences Unit
· 72hours/pay period (bi-weekly)
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.
75 mile radius rule
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Summary - Travel RN – NeurosciencesUnit – University of Colorado
Hospital, Aurora, CO
Provides direct patient care usingthe nursing process in
accordance with applicable scope and standards of practiceand with
the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
The Neuroscience Unit is a 36-bed unit specializing in the
complex care of both neurosurgical and neurological patients. We
have four major service lines: General Neurology, Neurology
Epilepsy, Neurology Stroke and Neurosurgery. UCHealth is a
Comprehensive Stroke Center, so our unit provides care for highly
complex stroke cases from around the region. We have the experience
and expertise to care for patients with large ischemic strokes,
intracerebral hemorrhage and subarachnoid hemorrhages. All of our
nurses are NIH Certified to care for this specific patient
population. Our neurosurgical population consists of patients with
a variety of brain and spine tumors, aneurysms, DBS placement for
Parkinson's patients and a wide array of spinal surgeries. We are a
Level 4 Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) accredited by the National
Association of Epilepsy Centers. Our patients are admitted to our
EMU to provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services to
patients with uncontrolled seizures. Our nurses receive special
training in order to safely care for the epileptic patients. As an
academic medical center, we embrace a multidisciplinary,
collaborative commitment to excellence in patient care and advanced
professional practice through:
•Achievement of specialty certification: Certified Neuroscience
Registered Nurse (CNRN) and Stroke Certified Registered Nurse
•Our shared governance structure with unit-based committees
offers opportunities to share talents and professional growth.
•Our UEXCEL program provides opportunities for clinical
advancement that permits registered nurse career progression, while
encouraging the nurse to remain in a clinical position delivering
direct patient care.
The typical nurse-to-patient ratio is 1:4 (days) and 1:5
Travel RN for our Neurosciences Unit
Neuro experience preferred
As a UCHealth RN Traveler, you willenjoy living and working in
one of the most naturally beautiful states in thecountry.
Spectacular wide open landscapes, incredible blue skies,
clearmountain streams and, of course, the majestic Rocky Mountains.
To be considered as a UCHealth Traveler youmust NOT be a current
employee, and you must live more than 75 miles away fromthe
facility in which you will be working.
Our UCHealth RN Travelers also reapthe rewards and benefits of
· Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based
onpatient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available
· Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition
· Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinatepatient
care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral
andspiritual/psychosocial support needs.
· Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family andprovides
patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition,
· Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel.May
precept student nurses and new hires.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills,decisive
judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must
beable to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate
action. FollowsStandard Precautions using personal protective
equipment as required.
Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program if less than
three (3) years' experience.
6 months nursing experience (in an inpatient acute hospital
State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) and any relevant unit
specific 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.)
· Bachelor's Degree in Nursing strongly preferred
· Experience in a teaching/academic hospital
· Two years travel RN experience
· NIHSS preferred
Due to Point of Care Testing dutiesassociated with this
position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education(diploma,
degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the
hiringmanager. If this is available to you atthis time, please
attach it with your resume in one document.
Going beyond quality requires theperfect balance of talent,
integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We arelooking for
individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine
isever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
easy. We support creativity and curiosity so thateach of us can
find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At
UCHealth,we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and
have a meaningfulcareer. There's no limits to your potential
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
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