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Location: Denver, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 52859
Date Posted: Oct 6, 2022
UCHealth’s Cherry Creek North Surgery Center, in the heart of the vibrant Cherry Creek North neighborhood in Denver, has 4 OR’s and 2 Procedure Rooms servicing a wide range of specialties such as ENT, Urology, Plastics, General Surgery, Hand, Foot, Gyn, Breast and Endoscopies. Our Pre-Op/PACU RN’s support the continuity of care from Pre-op through PACU and discharge. The variety of roles for our RNs create an interesting and challenging environment in an Ambulatory Surgery setting that strives to reach the highest standards in care.
Provides direct patient care, at a proficient level, using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Work Schedule: Full time Days
Work Schedule: Cherry Creek Surgery Center is open Monday through Friday. No nights, no weekends, no major holidays, no call. We offer flexible shifts.
Location: Cherry Creek North Surgery, 100 Cook St, Denver CO 80206
Description: Minimum 1 year of GI experience and ability to perform pre-op/intra-op/PACU roles
Minimum 1 year of GI Experience
Ability to circulate an Endoscopy case
Ability to perform Pre-Op/PACU- preferred
Ability to scrub/tech and Endoscopy case- preferred
Provides nursing care to a complex, diverse surgical patient population in a technologically complex environment. May perform scrub functions, including the preparation, selection, and handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating nurse.
Collaborates with the multi-disciplinary team to coordinate patient care, including admission, planned surgery, discharge, transfer to higher level of care and any appropriate referrals. Assesses, monitors and communicates the patient condition to the appropriate provider, identifying changes in condition and potential or actual problems.
Interviews, orients and assesses the patient, reviews patient’s medical record and required documents to ensure all information consistent with the planned procedure and patient’s confirmation, ensuring pre-requisites and preferences are met. Initiates education, discharge planning and intervention to optimize positive outcomes.
Performs Intra-op Monitoring, communicating patient condition, and documenting all interventions and activities per standards of practice. Ensures safety checklists, interventions and procedures are implemented and documented as appropriate.
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 action.
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The pay range for this position is: $31.50 - $48.83 / 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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