RN medical Acute Care Unit
Posted on: May 23, 2023
RN Acute Care-Pulmonary
Location: Aurora CO
Provides direct patient care, at a proficient level, using the nursing process
in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the
policies, values, and mission of the organization.
The Medical Acute Care Unit is an exciting 36-bed inpatient unit that provides high quality medical and nursing care to a diverse group of patients facing both acute and chronic medical diagnoses. Patients receive diagnostic evaluation and treatment for a wide array of conditions including infectious processes, metabolic derangements, hematologic or rheumatology flares, and other organ dysfunctions such as those affecting the heart, kidneys, and liver. We collaborate with Medicine Wards teams, comprised of attendings, residents, and medical students, as well as Hospital Medicine Service teams, comprised of attendings, advanced practice providers, and advanced practice fellows. This multidisciplinary, teaching-focused model fosters an ideal environment for nurses seeking a diverse practice setting rooted in evidence-based medicine, synergistic teamwork, and meaningful patient relationships. Please consider joining our phenomenal team!
Work Schedule: Part time Days
Provides care in a 24/7 Acute Care environment.
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 to a
multidisciplinary care team. 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
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and
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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ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
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array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer
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