Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 62802
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2022
1 + years inpatient, med/surg and cardiac telemetry experience strongly preferred.
Candidate with 1 year of acute care RN experience may qualify for a $10,000 sign-on bonus.
Summary: Our Cardiac Post Procedure Recovery Unit (CPPR) supports post-procedure patients from the Cardiac Cath Lab, Electrophysiology Lab, Interventional Radiology, Bronchoscopy Lab. It focuses on continuity of care for patients undergoing invasive procedures. This includes preparation for the procedure, as well as post-procedure assessment, monitoring and discharge. The CPPR is staffed for both in-patient and out-patient procedures with a current nurse patient ratio of 1:3 or 1:4. This fast-paced unit is now expanding to care for Floor status medical – surgical inpatients, as well as Floor and Progressive Care post-procedure patients requiring overnight observation and general anesthesia recovery
Provides direct patient care 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 Days
Location: Anschutz campus
Performs and documents pre/post procedure assessment/evaluation/education of patient.
Responds to life threatening situations utilizing nursing standards and protocols for treatment. Handles critical and highly stressful situations, reacting decisively with efficiency and composure.
Provides nursing care in a technically complex environment.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
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: $34.73 - $53.83 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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