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Float Pool Acute Care RN

Company: UCHealth
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

This is the Float Pool for UCHealth Memorial Hospital and
UCHealth Memorial Hospital North. This
department includes three separate Float Pools that provides nursing care
services for various Medical Surgical units, Critical Care units, and the
Women's and Infant units. Staff are
hired into specific areas of specialty and receive training to adequately meet
the needs of the various units. Staff
are required to fill open shifts for same-day and pre-booked staff
vacancies. This position is a great fit
for someone who enjoys variety, is flexible, has strong clinical and interpersonal
skills, and loves to learn!
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.
Work Schedule: Full Time

  • 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 appropriate action.
    • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years' experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
    • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant life support certification as determined at position level.
    • Minimum Experience: 6 months of nursing (RN) experience.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.)
      you a RN New Grad? Visit to
      find out about our exciting New Grad opportunities!
      pay range for this position is: $31.50 - $48.83 / hour. Pay is dependent on
      applicant's relevant experience. This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus on offers accepted through June 30, 2023; certain criteria apply.
      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.
      At UCHealth, we do things differently
      We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every
      person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of
      all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative
      health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best
      possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human
      connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
      UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
      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.
      Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
      recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that
      equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an
      affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making
      all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant
      shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of
      employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual's
      race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental
      or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender
      status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not
      discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as defined
      under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable
      accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

Keywords: UCHealth, Colorado Springs , Float Pool Acute Care RN, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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