Assists the Nurse Manager in providing leadership at the
department/unit level to enhance patient safety and optimize
quality patient outcomes. Assumes delegated responsibility for
oversight of unit operations and professional practice
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Assists the Nurse Manager with the evaluation of staff. Assists
in the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of
care for the unit and the patient population. Participates in
providing and monitoring staff competencies.
Actively coaches and develops staff, serving as a role model for
staff by demonstrating effective communication skills and
problem-solving techniques and in providing direct patient care.
Collaborates with the CNS/Educator to meet the educational needs of
the unit(s) to maintain continuity of care related to specific
Assists with managing the provision of adequate resources
including the equitable distribution of work and matching of
assigned provider competency to patient needs. Facilitates
processes to improve patient throughput throughout the
Works with the Nurse Manager to identify and resolve
operational/budgetary, patient, and personnel issues. Participates
in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care
protocols, guidelines and strategic initiatives.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
- Basic Life Support
- Other information:
Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's in Nursing. Preferred:
Master's in Nursing.
Required License/Certification: State licensure as a Registered
Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any
relevant certification as determined at position level.
Minimum Experience: 3 years of experience in related clinical
- IF APPLICABLE: 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
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The pay range for this position is: $36.15 - $56.03 / hour. An
annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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