Posted on: April 27, 2021
• Resource Office - Trauma Surgical
• 72 hours/pay period (bi-weekly)
• Shift- Straight Nights
Need is for ASAP
Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred.
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Summary -- Travel Registered Nurse - Trauma Surgical - Medical
Center of the Rockies, Loveland, COProvides direct patient care
using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and
standards of practice and with the policies, values, and mission of
Trauma Surgical is a 24 bed adult intermediate level care unit. The
patient population consists of general surgical and trauma patient.
The trauma patients may have limited injury or complex injuries
requiring orthopedic and neurological intervention. Our average
length of stay is 3-7 days. We care for patients with complex
wounds and use a variety of modalities for postoperative pain
management including Lidocaine and ketamine drips, epidural pumps,
and spinal blocks. We enjoy great teamwork and provide excellent
quality care utilizing a multidisciplinary approach.
The nurse:patient ratio is 4:1 on day shift and 5:1 on night shift.
We We enjoy great teamwork with providers, Advanced Care Partners,
and supportive multidisciplinary staff that facilitate quality
patient outcomes and patient safety.
Travel RN for Trauma Surgical Unit - MCR
Start - ASAP
Days Weekend and holiday requirements
2 years Med Surg RN experience
BLS - required
CO RN License - or- multi-state RN privileges
Days shiftsminimum 2 years medical/surgical nursing
experience. Preferred experience with general surgery and trauma
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
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 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.)
• 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 $38/hr + travel stipend/package.
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
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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
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