Associate Nurse Manager at UCHealth
Posted on: November 18, 2022
*** This position is eligible for a 10K Sign-On Bonus *** Certain
UCHealth is committed to expanding access to much needed behavioral
health services. As a part of this commitment, a new 40 bed
inpatient behavioral health program will be opening at the
University of Colorado Hospital in 2023. This program will include
two 20 bed adult units serving mood and thought disorders and a
refractory depression program including ECT. We are looking for
behavioral health nurses who would like to join us in providing
trauma informed and evidence based care in a healing state of the
art care environment. As a behavioral health nurse at UCHealth you
will be a part of an interdisciplinary treatment team providing
innovative patient-centered care to those experiencing mental
health crisis. Whether an experienced behavioral health nurse or
just starting in the field, UCHealth provides an exciting
opportunity to be a part of a new program to establish and work in
a collaborative and supportive working environment. This position
will provide patient care in the new inpatient behavioral health
unit at the University of Colorado Hospital.
Assists the Nurse Manager in providing leadership at the
department/unit level to enhance patient safety and optimize
quality patient outcomes. Assumes delegated responsibility for
oversight of unit operations and professional practice
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Assists the Nurse Manager with the evaluation of staff. Assists in
the development, implementation and evaluation of standards of care
for the unit and the patient population. Participates in providing
and monitoring staff competencies.
Actively coaches and develops staff, serving as a role model for
staff by demonstrating effective communication skills and
problem-solving techniques and in providing direct patient care.
Collaborates with the CNS/Educator to meet the educational needs of
the unit(s) to maintain continuity of care related to specific
Assists with managing the provision of adequate resources including
the equitable distribution of work and matching of assigned
provider competency to patient needs. Facilitates processes to
improve patient throughput throughout the organization.
Works with the Nurse Manager to identify and resolve
operational/budgetary, patient, and personnel issues. Participates
in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care
protocols, guidelines and strategic initiatives.
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
- Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's in Nursing. Preferred:
Master's in Nursing.
- Required License/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: 3 years of experience in related clinical
- 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.)
The pay range for this position is: $38.29 - $59.35 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's
contributions to our success in quality, patient experience,
organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth.
The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in
October following completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package:
- Full medical, dental and vision coverage
- Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b)
- Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in
- Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional
buy-up coverage options
- Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
- Wellness benefits
- 5 year incentive bonus
- Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft
protection and pet insurance
- Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to
be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by
UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also
qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of
tuition reimbursement each calendar year
UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service
Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!
UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the
PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness
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