Urology Registered Nurse – Experience in Urology

Published
October 16, 2020
Location
Highlands Ranch, CO
Category
Job Type

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Registered Nurse - Highlands Ranch - Urology Clinic

Urology experience required for this position. Experience working in a Urology Clinic.


For consideration, include a resume. Resumes must show relevant experience and otherinformation. Your resume must list your education and work experience includingthe dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment. You are welcome to submit a coverletter (optional). If you wish to do so, include it with your resume

Summary:

An amazing opportunity to work in a brand new outpatient urology clinic in South Denver caring for patients who have conditions of the urinary tract, including the bladder, kidney and urethra. This individual will have a meaningful role with patients and the clinical staff with job responsibilities including, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for educating and providing patients with detailed information and recommendations for urologic pre and post-operative needs in collaboration with the physicians
  • Familiarize oneself with urology conditions, medications and procedures and triage patients appropriately
  • Be familiar with signs and symptoms of infection

    Engage in a number of important nursing skills pertaining to urology such as:
    o Collecting urine samples
    o Using a bladder scanner
    o Administration of medications (IM antibiotics pre-procedure/hormone injections)

  • Placement of catheterizations
  • Prepare for in office procedures such as vasectomy and prostate biops
  • Opportunity to train and perform Urodynamic Studies and/or penile dopplers with patients
  • Opportunity to participate in implementation of clinical operations, procedures and workflows
  • Opportunity to move into a leadership role within the clinical team

This individual must be compassionate, discrete and supportive in dealing sensitive issues that pertain to the urologic system.

**Must have at least 6 months of experience working in a Urologic outpatient setting

This position provides direct patient care, in a medical/physician office setting, using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

UCHealthis very committed to high quality patient care. Because of this commitment, we rely heavily upon current evidence whichindicates that patients attain better outcomes when bedside registered nursesare Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) prepared, at a minimum. As a result, UCHealth requires new hireregistered nurses that are not BSN prepared to obtain a BSN within three (3)years of accepting a registered nurse position.

Position Details:

FTE Status: Full Time

Shift: Days

FTE: 1.000000 (FTE x 80 = hours per pay period)

Responsibilities:
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. 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.

Requirements:

  • Essential:
    * Basic Life Support
    * Registered Nurse
    * Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Other information:
    Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
    Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant certification as determined at position level.
    Minimum Experience: 6 months of nursing experience.

  • 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.)

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.

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UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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