• The Regents of the University of Colorado
  • $72,570.00 -97,810.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd


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Wardenburg Health Services on the University of Colorado Boulder campus welcomes applications for a Nurse I. The Nurse I provides comprehensive health care, including Sexual and Reproductive Health services, education and counseling primarily to the UCB student population. Care may be extended to UCB faculty, staff and UCB visitors on an urgent care basis. As an on-call employee, schedule will be variable depending on patient demand.

Who We Are

Medical Services (SRHC) staff understands and is committed to the unique health concerns of our student population, making us an unparalleled source of advocacy for student wellness at CU Boulder. We provide a comprehensive range of health care services in several on-campus locations including, but not limited to: primary care for illnesses and injuries, as well as chronic conditions, physicals, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, allergy shots, vaccinations, travel health care, and concussion care.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Patient Care
  • Provide care to all scheduled patients, walk-in patients as needed, phone calls, referrals from and to other providers and departments.
  • Provide patient care alongside Medical Clinic RNs in treatment room, including triage/urgent care, phone triage, physicals and immunization responsibilities.
  • Work with medical providers to devise and implement a treatment plan in accordance with medical guidelines and standards.
  • Involve communicating with and educating patients regarding their medical condition, follow-up care, and preventive measures.
  • Is familiar with the crash cart and its content and is prepared to administer BLS measures.
  • Assess patients' needs for medical care during the triage process, obtains appropriate vital signs and documents pertinent medical history in the Electronic Medical Record.
  • Initiate standing orders as necessary.
  • Cross train to other specialty clinics as staffing permits.
  • Patient education/counseling
  • Educate/counsel patients on preventative health care, wellness, use of supplies and reinforces provider's instructions.
  • Assist with, or directs the scheduling of follow-up care or referrals, assists in the evaluation of outcomes of plan of care with patient.
  • EMR documentation
  • Complete documentation in the electronic medical record including updating the patient summary screen, to include but not limited to assessing for allergies, updating patient s medication list, significant personal and family medical history, and learning barriers.
  • Responsible for charging for all procedures, treatments and medications given.
  • Document nursing interventions, phone calls and nursing assessments clearly in the EMR.
  • Confirm two patient identifiers prior to charting.
  • Routine and continuous duties
  • Maintain current knowledge of Wardenburg Policies, specifically those related to Medical Services and assists in revision of departmental policies.
  • Update personal education log record, attends nursing and department meetings as assigned.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned but not limited to, data collection and reporting QI monitors, assuring sufficient stock of supplies and medications along with checking for expired medication and supplies, and checking equipment for proper function and maintenance in Medical Services.
  • What You Should Know

  • This is a 1% on-call (PRN) position.
  • This position will most likely be scheduled for approximately 8 hours/week initially and will flex with patient demand.
  • This position comes with no guarantee of hours.
  • What We Can Offer

    Salary starting at: $35.00/hr.

    Benefits

    The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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    What We Require

  • Valid Registered Nurse License from the State of Colorado or any state participating in the Nurse Licensure Compact.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • What You Will Need

  • Able to identify emergency situations
  • Able to navigate computers and Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Able to prepare and administer medications and immunizations
  • Able to properly administer subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
  • Is thorough with documentation and is a good communicator
  • Position requires basic functional computer skills (experience with Windows based systems).
  • What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience working with electronic medical record.
  • Experience working in college setting (sexual health preferred).
  • Ability to communicate and relate well with staff and students in an academic environment.
  • Special Instructions

    To apply, please submit the following materials:

    1.A current resume.

    2.A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

    You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

    Please apply by 6/16/2019 for consideration.

    Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.


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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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