UCHealth Advanced Care Partner (ACP) - Medical Specialty Care in Loveland, Colorado
Facility: Medical Center of the Rockies
Department: Medical Specialty Care Unit (5 South)
No guaranteed hours; ACP Program criteria stipulates that any ACP must be able to work at least one 12-hour shift (day, nights, or weekends, as needed by unit) per week, 24 hours per (bi-weekly) pay-period, consistently until graduation.
Flexible schedule; Combination of Days/Nights/Weekends/Holidays
Summary – Advanced Care Partner - Medical Specialty Care
Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs basic patient care activities.
· 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 output.
· Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to, bathing, grooming and eating.
· Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
· Assists with keeping unit(s) and patient rooms stocked, clean, and orderly.
· 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.
•Enrolled in an accredited nursing program, without interruption and in good standing. Must have successfully completed Med/Surg 1 (or equivalent) at time of application with the ability to provide transcript with grade.
•Basic Life Support (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).
Please refer to the program website for a complete explanation of application requirements:
This application process is recommended to be completed from a desktop-based computer.
Current UCHealth employees must apply internally through Employee Space.
You will have the opportunity to attach one single PDF or Word document to your profile at the top of the first page of the online application (link in the red box). Please include the following three items in your document:
Nursing school unofficial transcripts (verifying your completion of Med-Surg I or equivalent)
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