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LOCAL and standard travel contract available. Approved to reside within 75 miles or outside of 75 mile radius rule. Package components will differ.

NEW WAGE INCREASE $55/hr + travel package / stipend

RN Traveler — Orthopaedics – University of Colorado Hospital, Aurora, COProvides 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.


Nationally recognized orthopedic doctors, programs, and nurses!

The nationally-ranked Orthopedics program at UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital in metro Denver provides expert care and treatment for injuries and conditions involving bones, joints, and muscles. Our highly skilled Orthopedic surgeons perform a wide range of procedures, including arthroscopic surgery, joint preservation, repair, and replacement to relieve chronic hip and knee pain.

There are many conditions and problems that can put your limbs at risk such as infections, tumors, and trauma. At UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital, we feature Osseointegration which is a surgical procedure used for permanent placement of artificial limbs connected to the human skeleton), and Limb Restoration through a collaboration of several specialty services to diagnose, treat and restore limb(s) and return them to function. We specialize in minimally invasive options that use smaller incisions – resulting in less pain and scarring and faster recovery than traditional orthopedic surgery. Should you need surgery, our experienced team performs nearly 6,000 a year! Our inpatient Orthopedic unit, which serves many of these patients, is a 36-bed Med-Surg unit providing care for a range of patient. Our ranking as one of the nation’s top orthopedics programs by U.S. News & World Report is proof that we deliver a level of care that’s unmatched in Colorado. We are also nationally ranked by Becker’s Hospital Review, and our team is proud to be ranked among 5280’s Tops Docs.

Wondering why to choose Orthopedics?

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Medical Surgical Ortho

Travel RN Med Surg Orthopaedics Unit (Adult Inpatient)

Shift – Rotating


EPIC EHR experience

Contract starts planned – ASAP (approximate)

As a UCHealth RN Traveler, you will enjoy living and working in one of the most naturally beautiful states in the country. Spectacular wide open landscapes, incredible blue skies, clear mountain streams and, of course, the majestic Rocky Mountains. To be considered as a UCHealth Traveler you must NOT be a current employee, and

you must live more than 75 miles away from the facility

in which you will be working.

Our UCHealth RN Travelers also reap the rewards and benefits of travel nursing.

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.

Skills and Abilities:

Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, and take appropriate action. Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


  • Graduate of an accredited Registered Nurse Program if less than three (3) years’ experience.
  • 6 months nursing experience (in an inpatient hospital acute setting)
  • State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) and any relevant unit specific certification requirement.
  • BLS and 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.)

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Experience in a teaching/academic hospital
Two years travel RN experience

Due to Point of Care Testing duties associated with this position, upon hire, a copy of highest level of education (diploma, degree, or transcripts) would be required to present to the hiring manager. If this is available to you at this time, please attach it with your resume in one document.

This position’s pay is: $55.00hour. An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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