Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 106329
Date Posted: Mar 22, 2023
Facility: UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital - UCH (Aurora, CO)
Clinical Division and Clinical Unit: Acute Care – Surgical Oncology Unit
The Surgical Oncology Unit is a newly established unit caring for patients before and/or after a wide variety of surgical procedures related to their cancer treatment journey. Clinical nursing staff collaborate with renowned surgeons within the Rocky Mountain region who provide innovative treatments to produce the best possible outcomes for their cancer patients. Surgical Oncology staff take considerable pride in the care they deliver, both clinically and holistically, during what can be described as the most vulnerable time in a patient’s life. This unit seeks engaged healthcare workers who can perform in a fast-paced environment and show dedication to learning the unique specialty needs to provide safe patient care. We embody our unit’s motto, “Nursing is a Team Sport” as we embrace a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to provide excellent patient care. This patient population will transition to a new 36-bed unit within the Acute Care Division, scheduled to officially open after the completion of Tower is in August, 2023. This new patient care space will incorporate innovative technologies and resources to support clinical staff to perform at top of scope.
Populations Typically Served: Cancer patients recovering from post-surgical procedures as part of their Oncologic treatment plan
Acuity Level: High acuity, Acute Care patients
Number of Beds:36
Types of Procedures or Diagnosis Typically Seen: tumor debulking of various types: lobectomies, hysterectomies, mastectomies, Whipple procedures, etc.
Work Schedule: PRN Rotating
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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.
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The pay range for this position is: $33.08 - $51.27 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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