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UCHealth RN Traveler - UCH - CeDAR Inpatient Psych in Aurora, Colorado

· ResourceOffice Home Department- CeDAR - Aurora, CO

· Full-time

· 72hours/pay period (bi-weekly)

· Shift-Rotating

75 mile radius rule

BSN preferred

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Summary - Travel RN – Mountain Crest Behavioral – FortCollins, CO

Provides direct patient care using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.

CeDAR is the Center for Addiction, Dependency, and Rehabilitation with the primary mission to provide treatment for substance use disorders. Our patients recover! You will be working with the nursing team to provide medical detox treatment from substance use disorders in a voluntary treatment facility. Once patients acute withdrawal is stable, the nursing team provides ongoing medical support and medication management with co-occurring medical and psychiatric acuity in our residential levels of care. This is a dynamic position that blends medical and behavioral health skills. We are located adjacent to UCH on the Anschutz Medical Campus caring for up to 40 patients in our inpatient setting.

Adolescent and Adult psychiatric inpatient

Travel RN psychiatric inpatient unit

shifts – Rotating

Varies, every other weekend, every other holiday

BLS

As a UCHealth RN Traveler, you will enjoy living and working in one of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. Spectacular wide open landscapes, incredible blue skies, clear mountain streams and, of course, the majestic Rocky Mountains. To be considered as a UCHealth Traveler you must NOT be a current employee, and you must live more than 75 miles away from the facility in which you will be working.

Our UCHealth RN Travelers also reap the rewards and benefits of travel nursing.

Job Duties

· 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.

Skills andAbilities:

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Requirements

  • Graduate of an accreditedRegistered Nurse Program if less than three (3) years' experience.

  • 6 months nursing experience (in anacute setting)

  • State licensure as a RegisteredNurse (RN) and any relevant unit specific certification requirement.

  • BLS through theAmerican Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer with card in-hand before startdate. BLS card must be good throughsixty days of hire. All life support certification cards mustbe issued by either the American Heart Association or the American RedCross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for theProfessional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need tobe through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)

PreferredQualifications

· Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

· Experience in a teaching/academic hospital

· Two years traveling experience

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Due to Pointof Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy ofhighest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be requiredto present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you atthis time, please attach it with your resume in one document.

This position's pay is: $38.00/hour. An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

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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