Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 153638
Date Posted: Sep 14, 2023
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.
The Surgical Oncology unit is a newly established unit caring for patients before and/or after a wide variety of surgical procedures in relation 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 a 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 for providing safe patient care to these recovering patient populations. We embody our unit’s motto, Nursing is a Team Sport as we embrace a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach towards providing excellent patient care. This patient population has transitioned to a new 36-bed unit in AIP III. This new patient care space incorporates innovative technologies and resources to support clinical staff to perform at the top of their scope.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Provides care in a 24/7 Acute Care environment.
Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to a multidisciplinary care team. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May precept student nurses and new hires.
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.
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