Registered Nurse - Burn Center

Subspecialty: Burn Unit

Posted: 10/30/2018

Company: UCHealth

Location: Aurora, CO

Description: Registered Nurse - Burn Center
Up to a $10,000 sign-on bonus for those who qualify.

We have FT, PT and PRN positions available in the Burn ICU, the Burn PCU and Burn Med/Surg.

Only ABA verified Burn Center in the state and in the region

·Burn Center since 1978

·Over 400 Burn service admissions last year

·ABA verified since 1998

·Robust Outreach, Volunteer and Soar peer support programs

·19 mixed acuity adult inpatient beds with an ambulatory clinic.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.


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. We not only treat patients with burn injuries, but we also treat patients with other soft tissue injuries including but not limited to: frostbite, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, TENS, Necrotizing Fasciitis, DRESS syndrome, and pemphigus vulgaris

Job 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 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.


·Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program if less than 3 years of experience.

·6 months nursing experience.

·State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

·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

·6 months of burn experience preferred

Position type: Full-time

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