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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 111659
Date Posted: Mar 30, 2023
Assists the Nurse Manager in providing leadership at the department/unit level to enhance patient safety and optimize quality patient outcomes. Assumes delegated responsibility for oversight of unit operations and professional practice standards.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Unit: Oncology / Gynecologic Oncology Medicine Unit
Populations Typically Served: Solid Tumor Oncology patients across the care continuum -- diagnosis, treatment, complication management, recovery or end of life
Acuity Level: Oncologic Acute Care -- Phase one clinical trial designated unit
Number of Beds: 36
Types of Procedures or Diagnosis Typically Seen: Chemotherapy desensitization, brachytherapy, cellular therapy clinical trials (e.g. TILs, CART), gynecologic-oncology surgical patients (tumor debulking, TAH, B/L TSO, etc.), management of post-operative care (e.g. PCAs, PCEAs, wound-vac therapy), palliative care including end-of-life
Assists the Nurse Manager with the evaluation of staff. Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of care for the unit and the patient population. Participates in providing and monitoring staff competencies.
Actively coaches and develops staff, serving as a role model for staff by demonstrating effective communication skills and problem-solving techniques and in providing direct patient care. Collaborates with the CNS/Educator to meet the educational needs of the unit(s) to maintain continuity of care related to specific patient-care requirements.
Assists with managing the provision of adequate resources including the equitable distribution of work and matching of assigned provider competency to patient needs. Facilitates processes to improve patient throughput throughout the organization.
Works with the Nurse Manager to identify and resolve operational/budgetary, patient, and personnel issues. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care protocols, guidelines and strategic initiatives.
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: $38.29 - $59.35 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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