Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Part Time
Job ID: 141886
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2023
Join our amazing Med/Psych team. Exceptional care is provided by a multi-disciplinary team blending nursing care and psycho-social assessment. This team facilitates meaningful, therapeutic, patient activities such as music, art, and wellness programs to positively impact patient outcomes. Behavioral health specialists, LPNs and RN staff provide ancillary support on this unit.
Provides direct patient care in a medical setting with a behavioral health emphasis 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: Part Time Nights
Unit: Transition Specialties Unit (TSU)
Populations Typically Served: Adult patients with multiple low acuity medical and psychosocial needs.
Acuity Level: Low Medical Acute Care
Number of Beds: 16
Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN.
Performs plan of care interventions, including medication administration, IV set up and delivery of maintenance IV fluids, specimen collection and wound care.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. Assists with patient discharge and admission activities.
Monitors, documents, and communicates patient status and reactions to interventions. Implements the plan of nursing care and communicates abnormal findings to RN team lead.
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: $22.39 - $34.70 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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