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University of Colorado Hospital

12631 E 17th Ave Parkway Aurora, CO

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Hospital Bio

University of Colorado Hospital Authority is always looking for people who possess a rare combination of talent, ambition, drive and intellectual curiosity. We hire and retain people who naturally gravitate toward our organization's passion. We are committed to improving patients' lives and building healthier communities.

Hospital Info

Facility Type: Acute Care Hospitals

Ownership: Government - Hospital District or Authority

Military Hospital: No

Awards/Certifications: 2014/2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence, 2014-2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award, 2015-2016 Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award, 2014-2016 Critical Care Excellence Award, 2014-2016 General Surgery Excellence Award, 2016 Neurosciences Excellence Award, 2014-2015 Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award, 2015 Prostate Surgery Excellence Award

Teaching Hospital: No

Trauma Level: Adult Level II

Number of beds: 467

Services At This Hospital

  • Addictions (CeDAR)
  • Allergies and Rheumatology
  • Back
  • Neck and Spine Care
  • Behavioral Health
  • Blood Disorders and Diseases
  • Brain
  • Nervous System
  • and Stroke Care
  • Burn Care
  • Cancer Care
  • Community Health
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Digestive Health
  • Liver and Pancreas
  • Ear
  • Nose and Throat (ENT)
  • Executive Health Program
  • Eye and Vision Care
  • Genetic Testing and Counseling
  • Hearing Loss Care and Treatment
  • Heart and Vascular Care
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Imaging and Radiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Kidney
  • Bladder and Urinary Conditions
  • Nutrition Services
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Care and Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Pediatric Care
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Primary Care
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory and Lung Disorders
  • Seniors' Health
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgical Services
  • Toxicology
  • Trauma and Emergency Services
  • Weight and Metabolism
  • Women's Health
  • Wound Care
  • Transplant Center at UCH
4.4 review

Emergency Room (ER)

Wonderdul

PROS:

Treated with respect from co workers, great pay, wonderful support system. Would have extended contract if it wasn't the holidays

CONS:

None

Geriatrics (Gerontology)

Great experience

PROS:

Beautiful state of the art facility. Teaching hospital, helpful friendly staff. The area of Colorado is beautiful and the are great opportunities of get into and explore nature as well as city life.

CONS:

None

PACU (Post-Anasthesia, Recovery Room, PAR)

Four Stars

PROS:

Great hospital that pushes you beyond the normal role of Registered Nurse.

CONS:

None

Labor & Delivery (L&D)

Five Stars

PROS:

Awesome place to work, if you enjoy teaching hospitals.

CONS:

None

PACU (Post-Anasthesia, Recovery Room, PAR)

Five Stars

PROS:

Currently our staffing is short making shifts a bit more hectic. However, overall this is an absolutely amazing hospital and I feel very lucky to have this be where my foundation as a nurse was created.

CONS:

None

Trauma Burn ICU (BICU)

Five Stars

PROS:

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CONS:

None

Other

Four Stars

PROS:

Good place to work in most departments.

CONS:

None

Intensive Care (Critical Care, CCU, ICU)

Five Stars

PROS:

Great hospital for nurses.

CONS:

None

Orthopedics

Five Stars

PROS:

It is a great place to work it just under utilizes the nurse.

CONS:

None

Operating Room (OR)

Three Stars

PROS:

Colorado Springs is a great place to live

CONS:

None