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RN Charge Nurse, Greeley Hospital, PCU, Days, New Unit!

Location: Greeley, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 62176
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022

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Description

Greeley Hospital is expanding services to improve lives in our community.  Join us in making extraordinary possible.  


This brand new unit consists of 12 beds specializing in intermediate or moderately stable care of the acutely ill adult patient with medical or surgical conditions. The Progressive Care Unit (PCU) specializes in neuro, trauma, sepsis, medical, vascular, a little bit of cardiac and everything else in between; patients are known to be too ill to be out on the medical units but still maintaining a respiratory drive and an adequate blood pressure to be too good for the ICU. 


This position is eligible for up to a $10,000 sign on bonus.


Summary:
Provides nursing leadership for a specific shift and unit/area.


Work Schedule: Full Time Days


Responsibilities:
Supervises and mentors staff during assigned shift. Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, and patient acuity.

Provides direct patient care as needed. Floats between staff to assist with problem-solving. May take patient assignments to meet staffing needs.

Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care, including formal evaluation, and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes. Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.

Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers. Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.

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.


Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited or state board of nursing approved Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
    Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Relevant certification as determined at position level.
    Minimum Experience: 1 year of nursing experience.
  • 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.)


Are you a RN New Grad? Visit https://www.uchealth.org/professionals/residencies/ to find out about our exciting New Grad opportunities!


Pay:

The pay range for this position is: $36.47 - $56.52 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.


UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.


Benefits Summary:

UCHealth offers our employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package including:


•full medical, dental and vision coverage
•retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
•paid time off
•employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
•tuition and continuing education reimbursement
•wellness benefits
•5 year incentive bonus
•a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
•Loan Repayment: UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!  UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.


At UCHealth, we do things differently


We 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.

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 the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.


Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!


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.


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