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UCHealth Overview

Aurora, CO
10000+ employees
2006
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Health Care
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At UCHealth, we do things differently. We strive to promote individual and community health and leave no question unanswered along the way.

Our individual facilities propel us forward to improve and optimize health care. Among our Colorado Front Range ... Read more

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We improve lives. In big ways through learning, healing and discovery. In small, personal ways through human connection. But in all ways, we improve lives.

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UCHealth – Why Work For Us?




THIS ISN’T A JOB. IT’S YOUR DESTINY.

With award-winning hospitals and facilities, UCHealth spans over three regions in Colorado. Together, they push the boundaries of medicine, attract research funding, host clinical trials and improve health through innovation. Whichever location you choose, your potential will have no limits at UCHealth.

 

UCHealth Northern Colorado

Nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, UCHealth North (formerly Poudre Valley Health System) serves as a regional medical center for northern Colorado cities like Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland.

 

Highlights of Northern Colorado:

  • Over 60 family friendly communities diverse in character and charm
  • Less than 75 miles from Denver International Airport
  • Rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, fly fishing, whitewater rafting

 

UCHealth Metro Denver

Ranked as the No. 1 hospital in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report for the second year in a row, UCHealth Central (formerly University of Colorado Hospital) is now the region’s leading tertiary care and referral center. UCHealth Central includes the Anshutz Medical Campus in Aurora, plus six primary care clinics and many specialty clinics around the state.

 

Highlights of Denver:

  • 8 Professional sports teams (including the Denver Broncos and Colorado Rockies)
  • Red Rocks Amphitheater
  • 850 Miles of biking trails

 

UCHealth Southern Colorado

UCHealth South (formerly Memorial Health System) serves the Pikes Peak region and southern Colorado. Memorial Hospital is part of an award-winning health system that includes three of the state’s top seven hospitals (US News & World Report, 2013) and the nation’s top-ranked academic medical center.

 

Highlights of Southern Colorado:

  • Colorado Springs awarded No. 1 in Outside Magazine’s 2009 list of America’s Best Cities
  • Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods, Seven Falls and Cave of the Winds
  • America’s only mountain zoo


 

JOIN US. TOGETHER WE IMPROVE LIVES.

ELEVATE THE POSSIBILITY OF UCHEALTH

As a system that’s home to three hospitals with Magnet designations by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, UCHealth continues to hire the best professionals in healthcare. UCHealth is looking for people who posses a rare combination of talent, drive, ambition and intellectual curiosity. Join us in our mission to improve lives.

 

NURSING

“We really do attract the best of the best. And each year, the bar is raised. So as we go for our fourth Magnet designation, I just see endless opportunity for nurses in this organization.” – Angie, Nurse Manager.

 We’re Hiring:

  • Cardiovascular/Cardiology
  • Critical Care
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Specialty Clinics
  • ICU
  • Emergency
  • Float
  • Outpatient Surgery
  • Inpatient Surgery (OR)
  • Neurology
  • New Graduate Nurse Residency
  • Oncology
  • Ortho
  • Progressive Care/Stepdown
  • Travelers
  • Women’s Services

 

ALLIED HEALTH

“I feel I have a voice here… It’s very reassuring to know that my opinion matters.” – Charlotte, Cardiology Clinical Nurse.

 We’re Hiring:

  • Rehabilitation Services (Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech)
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • Radiology
  • Ambulatory/Outpatient (Medical Assistants, Clinic RNs)
  • Behavioral Health

 

CORPORATE ROLES

 We’re Hiring:

  • HR
  • Finance
  • IT/Epic
  • Marketing
  • Legal
  • Billing
  • Coding
  • Compliance
  • Medical Records

 

JOIN US. TOGETHER WE IMPROVE LIVES.

UCHealth offers a comprehensive benefit package to our full-time and part-time employees. Your benefits begin the first day of the month following your start date. Your costs depend on the plans, your employee status and the levels of coverage you select.

PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES OF MEDICINE

With award-winning hospitals and facilities serving the entire Front Range, UCHealth is the state’s largest and most innovative health system.

 


The U.S. News & World Report nationally ranks UCHealth in 5 specialties. 

List of Magnet Facilities:

  • Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland
  • Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins
  • University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora 

UCHealth Northern Colorado

  • Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, 2008
  • Three consecutive Magnet designations
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Beacon Award
  • 100 Best Places to Work, Modern Healthcare, 2008-2010
  • Best of Fort Collins Award in the Doctor Clinics & Offices category by the US Commerce Association, 2009

 

UCHealth Denver Metro

  • Top-Performing Academic Hospital, 2011, 2012
  • Best Hospital in Colorado (U.S. News & World Report, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Ranked as the best hospital in metro Denver by U.S. News
  • Three consecutive Magnet designations
  • Nationally recognized Cancer Center (National Cancer Institute)
  • 52 UCH physicians recognized as top doctors (5280: Denver’s Magazine, 2011)
  • Healthiest Place to Work (The Denver Business Journal)

 

UCHealth Colorado Springs

  • Memorial Hospital named the Official Hospital of the Colorado Springs U.S. Olympic Training Center
  • Memorial Hospital is a proud part of UCHealth, recognized as a national leader in quality and research

 

JOIN US. TOGETHER WE IMPROVE LIVES.

 

 

15,000 Employees. One Mission

We improve lives.  in big ways through learning, healing and discovery.  In small, yet personal ways, throguh human connection.  But in all ways, we improve lives.

Career Growth

There are a variety of roles that a UCHealth employee can potentially move into.  Depending on the department, there are Educator, Process Improvement, Lead, Supervisor, Manager, Director, and VP level positions.  In some departments, positions are on a clinical ladder and employees can move into different levels (I, II, III) to meet new challenges and further their career.  The resources available to employees through organizational development and professional resources with classes and other outside organizations that UCHealth partners with are vast.

REACH Scholarship Program

The REACH (Recognizing Educational Achievement through Careers in Health) scholarship program is designed to award medical assisting or surgical technologist certificate and degree program scholarships to eligible UCHealth employees, or approved UCHealth contract service employees. The scholarship covers current education costs such as tuition, school fees, certification test costs, and/or books up to $15,000.

The scholarship also includes up to 8 hours of educational time off from work per week for educational purposes as approved in advance with your current supervisor.

Upon successful completion of the program (either degree or certificate), you will receive preferred consideration when applying to a benefits-eligible Medical Assistant or Surgical Technologist position in a UCHealth facility in your region.

Professional development classes:

UCHealth offers more than forty professional development courses. We also have three leadership development programs for aspiring, informal and formal leaders who want to take their UCHealth careers to new heights. These professional development programs promote continuous leadership development and support a culture of engagement and top quality care.

Aspiring Leaders

Aspiring Leaders is a six-month program designed to identify traits and qualities to shift from informal leadership to formal leadership. By developing the foundation of leadership competencies essential to your growth as an aspiring leader, you’ll be able to determine for yourself if your desire aligns with the demands of being a formal leader.

Art of Leadership

The Art of Leadership six-month program is designed for those in formal positions of leadership. This program helps participants enhance their ability to lead others through the development of their skills and leadership approach. 

Mentoring Program

Mentoring is a relationship between an experienced professional (mentor) who shares their knowledge, skills and experience with a less experienced professional (mentee) to assist in their development. As a two-way process, mentoring benefits both parties as they learn from each other in pursuit of a defined shared purpose. The mentor and mentee co-develop a shared purpose and set of expectations for the mentoring relationship (three, six or nine months). The specific purpose of the mentoring relationship will depend on the individual mentor and mentee. Mentoring goals frequently reference the following themes: organizational awareness, team dynamics, relationship building, critical thinking skills, onboarding, time management, career opportunities and professional development.



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    Hands down the best place to work as an RN in Colorado, good facilities, competent coworkers, evidence based practice, opportunities for growth. Excellent diversity, supportive culture and values.

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    High turnover, low pay, pay for parking, hospital paid $5 million to name light rail but no shuttle or RTD pass for staff.

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