Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Nurse II - 55305 in Aurora, Colorado
Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics. A career atChildren's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, and motivate you tomake a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: NICU - 4th FloorHours per week: 36, eligible forbenefitsShift: 645pm-715am. Holiday & weekend requirements.Job OverviewThe nursing positions in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)department are responsible for the direct care of critically ill premature andterm infants with hypoxemic respiratory failure, infections,hematological, neurological, cardiovascular, and/or metabolicdisorders, as well as infants with single major or multiple anomaliesrequiring diagnostic work up and/or surgical intervention.QualificationsEducation - includes a required Bachelor of Science in Nursing.Experience -minimum one year experience.Licensure/Certification(s) - Magnetrecognized certification preferred. Active member in a professional healthcareorganization preferred. BLS - American Heart Association for the HealthcareProvider OR American Red Cross for the Professional and Registered Nurse (RN).Physical RequirementsAbility to Perform Essential Functions of the JobAudio-Visual: ColorDiscrimination: Good Audio-Visual: Depth Perception: GoodAudio-Visual: Far Vision: Good Audio-Visual: Hearing: GoodAudio-Visual: Near Vision: Good General Activity: Sit: 2-4 hrs. perday General Activity: Stand/Walk: 6-8 hrs. per day Motion: Bend: Upto 1/3 of time Motion: Carry: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Lift: Upto 1/3 of time Motion: Pull: Up to 1/3 of time Motion: Push: Up to1/3 of time Motion: Reach: Up to 1/3 of time Motion:Squat/Crouch: Up to 1/3 of time Others: Ability to travel to andnavigate around worksites which may or may not meet ADA requirements.Others: Able to assist or assume direct patient care as census directlypermits. Others: May assist in the supervised lifting, transporting andpositioning of patients. Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to severeweather conditions: He/she must be able to meet scheduling demands duringall weather conditions. Others: Occupational Hazards - exposure to unsteadyor falling patient: In the course of transferring a patient, he/she mayencounter a patient who falls or loses his or her balance, causing him/herto bear the full weight of a patient or fall with him or her. WeightLifted/ForEqual Employment OpportunityIt is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunityand that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin,sex, age, disability, or any other status protected by law orregulation. Be aware that none of the questions are intended to imply illegalpreferences or discrimination based on non-job-related information.