Advanced Care Partner - Pulmonary
Posted on: October 9, 2021
Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care
Unit Description: Pulmonary
UCHealth' s Pulmonology and Lung Surgery program is ranked #1 in
the nation by U.S. News & World Report for treating respiratory
disorders. Our Pulmonary Hypertension Program is also recognized as
a Comprehensive Care Center for Pulmonary Hypertension, which is
one of the largest, leading centers in the world. Our inpatient
pulmonary unit, which serves these patients is a 36-bed Med-Surg
unit providing care for a range of patients, nationally referred
with complicated pulmonary diseases to admissions from the
Emergency Department. Our primary service line of patients
- Pulmonary Hypertension (subcutaneous and intravenous
- Thoracic Surgery (such as esophagectomy, lobectomy,
- Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery (head & neck cancers that
require surgical intervention, such as laryngectomies,
tracheostomies and free flaps/graft sites)
- Oral Maxillofacial Surgery
- Hospital Medicine (admits from ED & ICU with varying diagnosis
and treatment needs)
While we do have some specialized services, we see a variety of
patients with multiple diagnosis and treatment needs. We are also
the Burn Center sister unit so we receive burn overflow patients,
with an influx during winter months due to patients admitted for
frostbite. Our unit is high functioning, team-oriented and fast
paced, with incredible on the job training to ensure highly
skillful and competent clinical staff.
Work Schedule: PRN Rotating
- Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and
supervised by an RN, including but not limited to, monitoring vital
signs, taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and
- Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities
of daily living, including but not limited to, bathing, grooming
- Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental and
emotional conditions to nursing staff.
- Assists with keeping unit(s) and patient rooms stocked, clean,
- 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.
- Minimum Required Education: Enrolled in an accredited Nursing
program and in good standing. Must have successfully completed
Med/Surg 1 at time of application with the ability to provide
transcript with grade.
- Required Licensure/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS)
Healthcare Provider. Relevant certification as determined at
- Minimum Experience: None required.
- 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: $15.30 - $20.86 / 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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