Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Category: Technicians/Patient Care Support
Job Type: Part Time
Job ID: 60241
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022
Internal Medicine Unit is a fast paced 32-bed medical-surgical unit that will provide you with a strong foundation in the care of patients with a wide variety of diagnoses. 3 East provides care to adult patient population with acute and chronic medical conditions (asthma, CHF exacerbation, COPD, DKA, DVT, flu, HTN, PE, pneumonia, sepsis, UTI, etc.) as well as surgical patients (appendectomy, cholecystectomy, wound I&D, etc.). Internal Medicine Unit has a pulmonary focus (heated high flow and non-invasive ventilation) as well as is sister units with our Cardiac floor. All rooms are telemetry capable and drips managed on the floor include insulin, heparin, & nontitrating cardiac drips.
The medical-surgical nursing field has evolved into the largest nursing specialty – where you acquire and maintain diverse and extensive knowledge and skills. We develop our staff to have high-level critical thinking skills, comprehensive knowledge of disease states and body systems, and strong communication and time management skills. Internal Medicine Unit utilizes a team approach in caring for our patients – collaborating with physicians, RNs, CNAs, case management/social work, dietitians, respiratory therapists, physical/occupational therapists in developing individualized plan of care for each patient.
Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care activities.
Work Schedule: Part Time Days
The pay range for this position is: $18.00 - $23.40 / 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.
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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