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RN Psych Emergency Department Nights

Company: UCHealth
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

1+ years of psych registered nurse experience strongly
preferred. Candidates with 1 year of ED RN experience may qualify for a
$5,000 sign-on bonus.

Summary:

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
Nights

Location: Memorial Hospital Central

Responsibilities:

Effectively cares for a broad range of patient populations and conditions, and be able to prioritize care in a fast-paced clinical Emergency Department environment. Places an emphasis on the delivery of high-quality, safe patient care while maintaining a focus on department throughput and efficiency.

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.

**Requirements:**

+ Credentials:Essential:* Registered Nurse* Basic Life Support* Advanced Cardiac Life Support* PALS Certification* Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course

+ Other information: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.ACLS and PALS or ENPC 6 months from hire.

+ BLS through the American Heart Association or theAmerican Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand beforestart date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days ofhire. All life support certification cards must be issued by eitherthe American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is onlygood upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American HeartAssociation sanctioned course.)

Are
you a RN New Grad? Visit https://www.uchealth.org/professionals/residencies/ to
find out about our exciting New Grad opportunities!

The
pay range for this position is: **$33.08 - $51.27 / 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.

**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.

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.

**Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!**

UCHealth
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.

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