Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 62550
Date Posted: Sep 9, 2022
This position is set at CeDAR, UCHealth’s award winning treatment center for adults, including professionals, with substance use disorders. CeDAR, the Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation, is a division of UCHealth serving patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The main CeDAR campus located on the UCHealth Anschutz academic medical center campus in Aurora, CO and we operate a small outpatient clinic in Boulder as well. It is our honor to educate the next generation of addiction professionals. Apply here to join the #1 ranked treatment center in Colorado by Newsweek in 2021!
For information on CeDAR, visit our website: Inpatient and Outpatient Addiction Treatment in Colorado | CeDAR (cedarcolorado.org)
Provides direct patient care in a behavioral health 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.
Work Schedule: Full Time Nights
Initiates corrective action whenever patient presentation shows adverse symptomology.
Responds to patient care situations utilizing nursing standards and protocols for treatment.
Provides psychiatric nursing to a complex behavioral health patient population in a complex environment.
Handles critical and highly stressful situations, reacting decisively with efficiency and composure.
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.
The pay range for this position is: $33.08 - $51.27 / 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.
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