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ICU Nurse

Company: UCHealth
Location: Aurora
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

At UCHealth, we do things differentlyWe 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.

NEW WAGE INCREASE $60/hr + travel package / stipend

RN Traveler - University of Colorado Hospital - Cardiothoracic ICU

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.

previous CTICU experience preferred but not required

This position's pay is: $60.00/hour + travel stipend/package. An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

As a UCHealth 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. To be considered as a UCHealth Traveler you must NOT be a current employee, and you must reside more than 75 miles away from the facility in which you will be working. Our UCHealth RN Travelers also reap the rewards and benefits of travel nursing.

Job Duties:

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 the learning needs of the 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.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There are no limits to your potential here.

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of the 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.

Keywords: UCHealth, Aurora , ICU Nurse, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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