Facility: Memorial Hospital Central (Colorado Springs)
Department: Critical Obstetrics
- Bachelors Degree in Nursing is Required
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- Serves as critical care liaison and clinical resource. Conducts interventions focused on care coordination and utilization.
- Makes frequent rounds to nursing units and ancillary hospital units. Acts as a clinical resource while providing clinical consultation and ensuring care coordination. Works to optimize health care team interventions by providing advanced, anticipatory care interventions to achieve safe, optimal health outcomes for the patient and family.
- Coordinates care across departments to meet outcomes management and system improvement goals. Educates staff by reinforcing appropriate methods of effective and safe patient care.
- Collaborates with staff in identification of outcome indicators, data analysis and system improvement. Identifies opportunities and solutions for service and safety improvements.
- Attends Medical Emergency Response (MET) calls, providing clinical consultation and coordination of care. Provides direct patient care as needed. Independently administers medications per licensure authority, assesses effects of medications, and documents administration per policies and regulatory requirements.
- 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.
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited or state board of nursing approved nursing program.
- RN License
- BLS - BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
- Healthcare Provider and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Graduate of an accredited or state board of nursing approved Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years' experience
- 2 years of critical care experience.
ADDITIONAL POSITION LEVEL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION:
- NRP within 3 months of hire. TNCC or ATCN within 6 months of hire.
- Master’s degree in Nursing.
- Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification.
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The pay range for this position is: $36.470000 - $56.520000 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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- Full medical, dental and vision coverage
- Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
- Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
- Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
- Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
- Wellness benefits
- 5-year incentive bonus
- Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
- Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year
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