The RN position in the Urologic Oncology clinic plays a vital role to the successful care of our patients in their fight against cancer. We are looking for a motivated, collaborative and patient focused nurse to join one of the most innovative and caring clinical teams at the world renown University of Colorado Hospital Cancer Center. The Clinic Nurse position provides hands-on, direct patient care and telephone triage while working hand in hand with the foremost clinical experts in the treatment Urological Oncology conditions.
RNs are responsible for providing care in both the surgical and medical oncology space along with supporting pre and post-op care, urologic procedures, symptom management, and care coordination for our medical oncology patients. Nurses help with patient triage and are expected to have strong communication skills to assist with phone calls and provide patient education on treatment and care plans. At UCHealth, our patient centric approach and strong desire to inform decisions through research and technology lead us to providing extraordinary care and encouraging patients to live extraordinary lives.
- 4, 10-hr shifts
- Full time
Our ideal candidate would have:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Critical thinking skills
- A focus on patient care and patient experience
- Availability to work 5 days a week with possibility of working 4 ten hour shifts in the future (no weekends/no on-call)
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.
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.
- Basic Life Support
- Registered Nurse
- Chemotherapy & Biotherapy Certified Nurse-Required with in 90 days of hire.
- 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.
- ADDITIONAL POSITION LEVEL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION: ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certification within 3 months of hire
- 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.)
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The pay range for this position is: $30.00 - $46.50 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.
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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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