Travel Nurse Med Surg High Acuity
Posted on: November 18, 2021
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NEW WAGE INCREASE $60hr + travel package / stipend
Shift: Full Time Nights - 3 -12's / week a variety of shifts -
Sunday - Saturday
RN Traveler - Medical Surgical High Acuity - Memorial Hospital
North, Colorado Springs, COThe cardiac unit at MHN has a total of
24 beds. Patients admitted to these units have diagnoses such as
acute myocardial infarction (AMI), chronic heart failure (CHF),
coronary artery disease (CAD), and post percutaneous coronary
intervention (PCI). MCR cardiac unit also has patients who are
post-cardiac or vascular surgery or cardiothoracic surgery. This
unit utilize a team concept that consists of many disciplines
working together for each and every patient.
Minimum 1-2 years medsurg or higher level of care. Comfortable with
Cardiac, Neuro, and general med surg patients.
2 years Med/Surg experience. Telemetry experience (Angiogram, PPM,
Structural Heart procedures, CABG)
BLS and ACLS
CO RN License or multi-state privileges.
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
Job Duties/Skills and Abilities
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
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,
Effectively delegates patient care to ancillary personnel. May
precept student nurses and new hires.
Skills and Abilities:
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.
- Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program if less than
three (3) years' experience.
- 6 months nursing experience (in an acute setting)
- State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) and any relevant
unit specific certification requirement.
- BLS and ACLS 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 and ACLS 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
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing - BSN
Experience in a teaching/academic hospital
Two (2) years RN experience
Travel RN Contract experience strongly preferred
Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position,
upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree,
or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager.
If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with
your resume in one document.
This position's pay is: $55.00/hour + travel stipend/package. 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.
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. Associated topics: ambulatory, bsn, cardiothoracic,
coronary, hospice, intensive, intensive care unit, psychatric,
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