Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care - Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT) ICU
Special Care In the Heart of Denver
Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center (P/SL) provides state-of-the-art, complex medical care in the heart of Denver, treating patients from all over the Rocky Mountain region. We are home to a Cancer Center distinguished by the Commission on Cancer as a Center of Excellence and the largest Bone Marrow Transplant Center in the Rocky Mountain region. P/SL holds centers of excellence designations in Neonatal Intensive Care, Spine and Joint Care and Bariatric Surgery as well as Stroke Certification and Level IV trauma.
The comprehensive cancer care experience on our Blood and Marrow Transplant units affords a unique opportunity to expand your clinical skill set and allow for the provision of care across the care continuum. The care experience begins at diagnosis, evolves through to transplant, followed by post-transplant cares. We are distinguished from other programs by having a subset of nurses that are critically care trained BMT nurses. These nurses are trained to manage complex critical situations which include sepsis, multi organ failure, oncologic emergencies, and rapid intervention for any deterioration in a patients medical condition. Our transplant program has a strong multidisciplinary team approach which facilitates patient centric care founded on evidenced based care practices.. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to provide evidenced based quality care to a unique patient population. The BMT nursing role is involves caring for a complex and challenging patient population, yet is the most rewarding role you will ever hold.
Position Summary: This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Lukes Medical Center of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The BMT RN oversees and directs the care of the BMT/Oncology patient. The BMT RN is responsible for the care of blood and marrow transplant patients, patients with hematologic/oncologic disorders, patients with multisystem organ failure, and other patients meeting BMT admissions criteria. Serves as primary nurse leading the collaboration of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. Oversees and directs the care of assistive personnel, maintaining final accountability for the care given to assigned patients. Within the first year the RN will have gained basic BMT knowledge and skills. Between the first and second year the RN will have gained BMT critical care knowledge and skills. When the need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.
• We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
• We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
• We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
• We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity
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