Clinical Nurse II-Inpatient Job Listing at Children's Hospital Colorado in Aurora, CO (Job ID 44877)
Why Work at Children's.... Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcare excellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Colorado is a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well being of children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstanding hospitals by U.S. News World Report, Children's Colorado is known both for its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research and education programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kids throughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcare professionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties, Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16 Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.
A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Additional Information Department: Cardiac Cath Lab
Hours per week: 40, eligible for benefits
Shift: 40 hours per week /10 hour shifts to cover cath lab hours of operation - M-F 7:00-1730
On call and stay late requirements following successful completion of orientation Job Overview The nursing positions in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory/EP Lab department are responsible for the following: direct care including both independent and dependent interventions, patient/family education and support, catheterization procedures and aseptic and sterile techniques, IV insertion and management skills, management of arterial and venous access, hemodynamic monitoring, sedation, patient advocacy, anticipatory guidance re: parenting skills and child development, participation in interdisciplinary staffing, and discharge teaching. The patient populations served are children and adults with a variety of congenital and acquired cardiac conditions requiring diagnostic, interventional or surgical procedures. Patient populations served by this area include children and adults with a variety of congenital cardiac conditions for diagnostic or interventional procedures. Interventional procedures can be done anytime during the diagnostic and treatment process. Diagnostic studies include pre and post-surgical studies, cardiac transplant patients and pulmonary hypertension studies. Some common interventional procedures are atrial septal defect (ASD) device closures, PDA occluder insertion, balloon angioplasties, valvuloplasty and stent placements. Electrophysiology (EP) ablation procedures are performed to correct cardiac arrhythmias. Pacemakers and ICDs insertion and maintenance procedures are performed in the cath lab. Qualifications Clinical Nurse II-Inpatient in Cardiac Cath Lab
1-3 years pediatric cardiac cath lab preferred. 1-3 years CICU experience required in lieu of cath lab experience.
General Work Experience: Minimum of 1 year clinical experience required. Pediatric or subspecialty experience preferred. Basic computer skills required. Excellent customer service and communication skills with hospital/clinic staff, children, parents and visitors. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize tasks in a fast paced setting. Excellent written and verbal communication. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
Required Education/Field of Study: Bachelor or higher in Nursing. New Graduate Nurse Residency graduation certificate must be presented for internal promotion from Childrens Colorado CNI to CNII.
Required License/Certification - Advanced Life Support AND/OR other Certification(s) for specific roles may be required within 6 months of hire.
Required License/Certification - BLS for Healthcare Providers / CPR
Required License/Certification - Registered Nurse Physical Requirements Ability to Perform Essential Functions of the Job
Audio-Visual: Color Discrimination: Good
Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: Good
Audio-Visual: Far Vision: Good
Audio-Visual: Hearing: Good
Audio-Visual: Near Vision: Good
General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. per day
General Activity: Stand/Walk: 6-8 hrs. per day
Motion: Bend: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Lift: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Push: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time
Motion: Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time
Others: Ability to travel to and navigate around worksites which may or may not meet ADA requirements.
Others: Able to assist or assume direct patient care as census directly permits.
Others: May assist in the supervised lifting, transporting and positioning of patients.
Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to severe weather conditions: He/she must be able to meet scheduling demands during all weather conditions.
Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to unsteady or falling patient: In the course of transferring a patient, he/she may encounter a patient who falls or loses his or her balance, causing him/her to bear the full weight of a patient or fall with him or her.
Weight Lifted/Force Exerted: Up to 100 pounds: Up to 1/3 of time Equal Employment Opportunity It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegal preferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.
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