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UCHealth RN Traveler - UCH - Pulmonary Inpatient in Aurora, Colorado

Position Summary:

Registered Nurse – Med/Surg Pulmonary Unit - RN Traveler Contract - 13 weeks with option to extend

UCHealth, Aurora CO

13 Week Travel Assignment

Full Time Day/Night Rotating

Position Requirements:

America Heart Association BLS, CO RN License or Compact License

Unit Description:

Inpatient pulmonary unit, which serves patients on a 36-bed Med-Surg unit providing care for a range of patients, nationally referred with complicated pulmonary diseases to admissions from the Emergency Department.


Pulmonary Hypertension (subcutaneous and intravenous prostacyclin therapy)

Thoracic Surgery (such as esophagectomy, lobectomy, pneumonectomy, etc.)

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgery (head & neck cancers that require surgical intervention, such as laryngectomies, tracheostomies and free flaps/graft sites)

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery

Hospital Medicine (admits from ED & ICU with varying diagnosis and treatment needs)


Bachelors degree nursing is preferred

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.

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 NOTbe a current employee, and you must reside more than 75 miles awayfrom the facility in which you will be working . Our UCHealth RN Travelers also reap the rewards and benefits of travel nursing.

Job 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 appropriate.

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.

This position's pay is: $38.00/hour. An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

Be Extraordinary. Join UsToday!

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.

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.

Due to Point of CareTesting duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highestlevel of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required topresent to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at thistime, please attach it with your resume in one document.