Facility: UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland, CO)
Department: Medical & Specialty Care Unit (Progressive Care side of unit)
- Associates degree in nursing is required
The Medical-Specialty Unit is an 18-bed hybrid unit for high acuity medical and surgical patients, as well as Progressive/Stepdown/Intermediate level of care patients: 12 beds med-surg & 6 beds PCU.
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Provides direct patient care in an intensive care setting at a proficient level, in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice with the policies, values, and mission of the organization. Monitors the patient to maintain a safe environment, optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.
- Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring/life support equipment shows adverse symptomology.
- Responds to life threatening situations utilizing nursing standards and protocols for treatment.
- Provides critical care nursing to a complex high acuity patient population in a technically complex environment.
- Handles critical and highly stressful situations, reacting decisively with efficiency and composure.
- Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years of experience
- State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
- 6 months of ICU or PCU (Progressive Care Unit) nursing (RN) experience or completion of the UCHealth Fellowship program.
- Bachelor's degree in nursing
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The pay range for this position is: $33.08 - $51.27 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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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