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UCHealth Nurse Manager - Oncology Unit in Aurora, Colorado

Oncology :

The Oncology/Gynecologic-Oncology/Medicine unit at UCH is a 36-bed unit providing multidisciplinary care to a variety of patients including medical oncology, surgical oncology, medicine, end-of-life, and palliative care. The division of Oncology has seen a huge increase in the volume of clinical trials and our unit partners with this department to administer and monitor clinical trial protocols. This unit partners extensively with our accredited Palliative Care team to provide symptom management or comfort care to our patients. All of our nurses are ELNEC certified (End-Of-Life Nursing Education Consortium), as well as ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certified. We take great pride in our unit’s motto: “Nursing is a Team Sport.” This is a fast paced, high acuity unit – taking incredible care of our patients and one another.

Summary:

Manages the daily operations of the assigned nursing unit(s) or function(s) to ensure alignment with departmental and organizational objectives.

Location: University of Colorado Hospital, Anschutz Medical Campus

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with developing specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.

  • Manages staff relations including performance management, staff satisfaction, and conflict management. Performs and oversees scheduling, recruitment, payroll, and student engagements.

  • Monitors departmental budgets, regulatory compliance, departmental contracts, and vendor relations. Determines and justifies needs for systems/equipment/supplies purchases, monitors usage, and oversees proper working order and/or stock supplies.

  • Assesses the quality of patient care delivered and coordinates patient care services with patients, staff, physicians, and other departments.

  • Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate from a baccalaureate school of nursing. Preferred: Master’s degree in nursing or related field.

  • Required licensure/certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider**. Relevant certification as determined at position level.

  • Minimum Experience: 3 years of progressive leadership 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.)

This position's pay range starts at: $43.25/hour.

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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