Charge Nurse Outpatient

  • University of Colorado Health
  • University of Colo Hospital Denver Colorado 80230 US
  • Posted: Feb 11, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

Requisition # 88411

·      Charge Nurse  - LTL Medical Oncology

·      Full-Time

·      80 hours per pay period

·      Day Shift


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.

Charge Nurse – LTL Medical Oncology

We're looking for an experienced Charge Nurse to work in the LTL Medical Oncology clinic.


University of Colorado Hospital Cancer Center is Colorado's only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. Our advanced facility contains multidisciplinary cancer care teams, cancer super-specialists, molecular tumor testing, and all phases of cancer clinical trials. We have some of the highest five-year cancer survival rates of any center in the Rocky Mountain region, especially for late-stage cancers.


Position Summary: 
Provides nursing leadership in the setting of a physician practice/medical office. 


· Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.

· Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, and patient acuity.

· Provides direct patient care as needed.

· Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any issues that affect desired patient outcomes.

· Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.

· Performs role-specific duties as assigned, including entering orders, performing admissions or discharges, and coordinating transfers.

· Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.



· Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program.

· A minimum 1 year nursing experience.

· License to practice Nursing in the State of Colorado

· 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.)

Hiring Preferences:

· One year of charge nurse or leadership experience

· One year of RN experience with oncology 

· ONS certification

· One year of RN experience in either oncology radiation,  tomotherapy, or urologic oncology  

· Ability to work day shift into early evening at times


· RN clinic experience


With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, University of Colorado Health is the state's largest and most innovative health system. By integrating the strengths of academic medicine with the finest community health care, we're able to push the boundaries of medicine and offer our employees endless career opportunities. Here, there are no limits, except those you place on yourself. Everyone is united by their passion for discovery and their commitment to improving patients' lives.

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