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Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Nurse II - PACU in Aurora, Colorado

Job ID68212LocationAurora, ColoradoFull/Part TimeFull-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularWhy Work at Children's....Here, it's different. Come join us.Here, the nation's brightest nurses, physicians, scientists,researchers, therapists and care providers are creating the future of childhealth. With an optimist's outlook, a trailblazing spirit and a celebratedhistory, we're making new strides every day.We've been Magnet-designated four times by the American Nurses CredentialingCenter and are consistently recognized among the nation's top 10 pediatrichospitals by U.S. News & World Report.As a national leader in pediatric care, we serve children and families fromall over the nation. Our System of Care includes four pediatric hospitals,12 specialty care centers, 400+ outreach clinics and 7,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric care specialties.We need your expertise.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child. Here, it'sdifferent. Do you have what it takes?Additional InformationDepartment: PACUHours per week: 36, eligible for benefitsShift: 72 hours. 7 days per 2 week pay period. Four 10-hour shifts oneweek, two 10-hour and one 12-hour shift the next week. Shift start time isgenerally 9AM to 7:30PM; 4-5 call shifts per 8 week schedule above regularhourJob OverviewProvides Family-Centered Care as demonstrated by recognizing the patient,family and/or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate andcoordinated care based on respect for patient's preferences, values, andneeds. Assumes active role in clinical education of patients, families andstaff. Functions effectively within nursing and inter-professional teams,fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-makingto achieve quality patient care. Integrates best current evidence withclinical expertise for delivery of optimal health care. Uses data to monitorthe outcomes of care processes and uses improvement methods to test changes tocontinuously improve the quality and safety of health care systems. Minimizesrisk of harm to patients and providers through both system effectiveness andindividual performance. Uses information and technology to communicate,manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making. Serves asan agent of change within the organization, as demonstrated by one of thefollowing; involved in unit and/or organizational activities,professional development activities, maintain Magnet recognizedcertification, member of a professional organization and/ or activeparticipant in community advocacy or volunteer activities.ResponsibilitiesPOPULATION SPECIFIC CARENeonate - 30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Family-Centered Care: Recognize the patient or designee as the source ofcontrol and full partner in providing compassionate and coordinated care basedon respect for patient's preferences, values, and needs.Delivers patient and family centered care incorporating the nursing processwhile providing developmentally appropriate, culturally sensitive,evidence based care. Actively anticipates changes in patient outcomes/ unitneeds in the provision of care.Care is guided by the Professional Practice Model throughout the continuum ofcare.Communicate and advocate patient values, preferences and expressed needs aspart of implementation of care plan, evaluation of care and assessment ofpatient/family learning needs to the interdisciplinary team. Initiates andanticipates individualized care and education for patients/families acrossthe continuum using an interdisciplinary approachTeamwork & Collaboration: Function effect