RN Oncology- Urologic Oncology Clinic

Published
July 30, 2022
Location
Denver, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

$10,000.00 Sign on bonus with a 2 year commitment!

Summary:

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.

Work Schedule:

  • 4, 10-hr shifts

  • Full time

  • Days

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.

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.

Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

Credentials:

  • 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: Bachelors 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 theAmerican Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand beforestart date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days ofhire. All life support certification cards must be issued by eitherthe American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is onlygood upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American HeartAssociation sanctioned course.)

Areyou a RN New Grad? Visit www.uchealth.org/professionals/residencies/ tofind out about our exciting New Grad opportunities!

Thepay range for this position is: $30.00 - $46.50 / hour . Pay is dependent onapplicant's relevant experience.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational andindividual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewardspackage. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical,dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid lifeand disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition andcontinuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits suchas identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their familymembers have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes upto 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legalconsultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is availabledepending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of everyperson. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives ofall those we serve. As Colorados largest and most innovativehealth care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the bestpossible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true humanconnection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career atUCHealth is more than a job, its a passion.

Goingbeyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive andintellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us,that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what isright, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so thateach of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,well do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningfulcareer. Theres no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealthrecognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives thatequal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As anaffirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to makingall employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicantshall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges ofemployment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individualsrace, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mentalor physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgenderstatus, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does notdiscriminate against any qualified applicant with a disability as definedunder the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonableaccommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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