$5000 sign on bonus for those who qualify
RN - Transplant Medicine, University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, CO
Provides direct patient care using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of the organization.
Transplant& Hepatology Unit
The Transplant & Hepatology Unit is a 46-bed unit specializingin the perioperative care of
transplant recipients, donors, and hepatobiliary surgeries. Weprovide care to lung, liver, kidney
and pancreas transplants as well as donor nephrectomy and donorhepatectomy patients. We
work closely with Pulmonary, Hepatology and Renal Transplant toprepare patients for life
before, during and after transplantation. We are unique in that weadmit kidneys, livers and
pancreas transplants directly to our specialty med/surg floor. Wehave a very inclusive team and
we pride ourselves on our high quality and safe care. Click HERE for a video bythe Transplant
and Hepatology Unit.
0.900000 (FTE x 80 = hours per pay period)
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.
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:
- Basic Life Support
- Registered Nurse
Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years experience. Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant life support certification as determined at position level.
6 months nursing 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.)
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