The University of Kansas Hospital

       

Take your place among the best in health care as part of our elite team at The University of Kansas Hospital, the region's premier academic medical center. We invite you to join us as we lead the way, setting new standards for advanced and compassionate patient care.

No one in the region offers employees more than The University of Kansas Hospital. In addition to a strong compensation package, we provide medical insurance, short- and long-term disability, paid time off and a retirement plan with many investment options. You receive all of this, plus the satisfaction that comes from working for the region’s premier academic medical center. Our employees are highly respected throughout the health care industry.

Our hospital has earned the American Nurses Association's 2010 Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality for academic medical centers. We're the No. 1 hospital out of 1,700 academic medical centers nationwide in this category. The award is based on the nursing performance measures collected and reported to ANA's National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators, the only nationwide database of its kind.

The University of Kansas Hospital is the first hospital in Kansas to attain the highly coveted Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Our Department of Nursing began working toward this goal in 2002 and received the designation on December 20, 2006. Less than four percent of all hospitals nationwide have earned this distinction since the ANCC developed the Magnet Recognition Program in 1990.

The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Clinical Program Coordinators assist in the planning, implementing and direction of the respective programs that they lead. These programs include Acute Coronary Syndrome, Bariatric, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Congestive Heart Failure, Concussion, Epilepsy and Neonatal Medicine programs. The emphasis is on meeting the standards of the regulatory programs which govern them as well as maintaining the organizational goals for service, people, quality, cost and growth. This position is responsible for the data management and statistical analysis needed to develop, implement, monitor and report outcomes associated with the respective programs as well as bring knowledge and evidence-based guidelines to the system and externally to the community. Responsibilities Acts as a liaison to the medical and nursing staff and advises on clinical performance variances. Assists in the development in peer review processes for each program. Ensures that the standards of The Joint Commission or other regulatory or certification bodies are met and maintained. Facilitates cooperative and collaborative community and institutional relationships. Leads and coordinates the clinical activities of the assigned program and oversees the process. Markets and promotes new and existing programs and services to internal and external customers. Participates as a team member on the multidisciplinary teams that provide oversight to the program. Provides input to administration on the strategic plans and priorities for the program for resource allocation. Supports and assures the quality of care and effective functioning of the performance improvement program. Works collaboratively with integrated professional programs (medicine, nursing, EMS) to plan CEU educational programs based on program and community needs. Works to understand the workflows and care processes associated with the program goals. Works with the associated program Medical Director to ensure development and compliance with the program’s order sets and documented policies and procedures. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Minimum two (2) years clinical experience Preferred: Master's Degree in Nursing
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Our newest campus, Strawberry Hill, opens this fall and we are looking for passionate individuals to join our team! At Strawberry Hill we will provide inpatient treatment and services for adults in our 47-bed facility. This state-of-the-art building has an indoor garden and so much more to offer a peaceful and soothing space to help patients heal. Apply today to join our team and make a difference in our community! We currently have an opening for a Nursing Associate to work on a PRN basis at Strawberry Hill. Responsibilities The Nursing Associate is an unlicensed staff member who is accountable to/completes delegated tasks from the RN in a caring and culturally sensitive manner with excellent customer service at all times. Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills related to delegated tasks. Provides basic nursing skills, including but not limited to: Vital signs and pulse oximetry; finger stick blood glucose; ADL’s; recording intake and output; collecting urine, phlebotomy, stool and sputum specimens; apply/remove compression hose; SCDs etc.; emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies; additional skills to meet unit needs. Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, percentage of meals eaten, etc. Maintains a neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment. Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk interventions as appropriate for high fall risk patients. This can include but is not limited to: hourly rounds; answering call lights in person, promptly for all patients on the unit. Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions, and isolation principles. Care for the patient in restraints; including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions. Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected result, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity or redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues. Must complete other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required: Currently enrolled in an accredited School of Nursing to obtain a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing; and has completed basic nursing skills class/lab with documentation of knowledge/competence of required basic skills BLS Certification
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Behavioral Health Integrated Nurse Case Manager, under the direction of the Clinical Manager of Adult Behavioral Health, provides service safely and efficiently for a range of services to patients.The primary role is pre-authorizations, post discharge medication procurement, utilization review and post-hospitilization medical equipment. The Behavioral Health Integrated Nurse Case Manager ensures that care is appropriate, timely, and cost-effective. Within the purview of financial management, pro-actively communicates with members of the healthcare team to ensure appropriate medical necessity for patients in beds. The Behavioral Health Integrated Nurse Case Manager promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources and works with all disciplines toward positive quality outcomes. Responsibilities Accepts responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal outcomes within their scope of practice. Follows policies, procedures and standards; complies with Corporate Compliance program. Assumes responsibility for risk and safety issues associated with the position. Takes call as required by the department expectations. Performs specific job responsibilities and demonstrates accountability for own actions and decisions. Acquires and maintains knowledge and competence related to the expectations of their position and practices within their scope. Brings ideas and concerns to supervisor, participates in department decision making. Maintains current licensure. Advocates on behalf of patients and caregivers for identification and access to services. Advocates for the protection of the patient's health, safety and rights. Ensures patient choice and consistently supports a patient centered environment. Identifies and manages other patient needs making referrals to the appropriate personnel; validate the need was addressed. Identifies patient educational, social and financial needs; referring to the appropriate personnel. Spiritual support. Refers to Pastoral Care or their pastor. Assures prudent utilization of all resources (fiscal, staff resources, environmental, equipment and services) by evaluating the options available. Demonstrates ability to balance cost and quality to assure the optimal clinical and financial outcomes. Participates in performance improvement activities. Reviews all assigned Outpatient Observation patients and verifies correct status assignment and develops discharge plan. Conducts admission and continued stay reviews to evaluate medical necessity of admission/continued stay and appropriateness of treatment plan using screening criteria and benchmark tools as defined by the department. When appropriate confers with the attending physician, department management, physician advisor, and insurance companies to assure the justification of admission/continued stay. Facilitates external payer certification for hospital and discharge needs. Initiates the process to move the patient appropriately through the continuum of care. Minimizes and informs patients of their financial responsibilities. Ensures compliance with payer rules and regulations. Monitors, records, and reports all variances related to utilization of resources. Communicates timely, relevant and accurate information to all parties involved with patient's care. Communicates effectively and frequently within the multidisciplinary team and patient/family throughout the hospitalization. Facilitates the progression of care by advancing the care plan to achieve desired outcomes. Monitors the patient's progression towards the desired outcome. Facilitates discharge planning, resource referral and patient education. Uses critical thinking skills to facilitate proactive discharge planning, initial discharge assessment on assigned patient population, establish daily goals, validate medical record documentation of the patient’s clinical picture all as it relates to the case management process. Identify discharge needs such as equipment, home health services, nursing home, and etc. Completes education and resource referrals as appropriate. Facilitates transfers to a lower level of care. Explores discharge options and communicates to the patient, family and physician. Coordinates and facilitates communication among all team members, including community providers. Integrates the work of the healthcare team by coordinating resources and services necessary to accomplish agreed-upon goals and desired discharge plan. Continuously monitors the patient through frequent interactions starting at admission through discharge. Documents appropriate information in Case Management computer system, progress notes and any other required documentation. Prepares for and participates in daily Interdisciplinary Care Coordination (ICC) Huddles by providing relevant and discipline specific information to the entire healthcare team. Works collaboratively with patients, families, all members of the healthcare team, and community partners to make an appropriate discharge plan based on identified needs. The RN Case Manager and healthcare team are jointly accountable for measurable outcomes which are cost effective and reflect patient preferences and values. Participates as a member of a team to achieve organizational and departmental goals. Presents at the Weekly Length of Stay (LOS) Meeting on patients reaching or surpassed the assigned length of stay threshold. Facilitates care within the financial restraints. Prioritizes daily activities based on payer reimbursement, length of stay, level of care, and charges to date. Intervenes per hospital/department policy with potential over-utilization of clinical resources. Assists in the appeal process by proactively requesting reconsideration on all adverse determinations from external payers. Identify, escalate, and document avoidable days for reporting purposes. Provide crisis intervention as needed/when directed by Case Management Director/Manager. A Case Management staff member is available "on call" 24-hours a day, seven days a week. All members of the Case Management Department are expected to accept "on call" responsibilities on a monthly basis. Continually participates in the study and improvement of process providing health care services to meet the needs of patients, the organization and the department. Monitors individual patient outcomes and intervenes as necessary. Identifies opportunities for performance improvement and refers to the appropriate person or department. Identifying opportunities for Medical Staff performance improvement, collecting data, reporting variances and statistical data to the Medical Staff Performance Improvement Committee, Credentialing Committee, or any other appropriate group or team. Assist the medical staff department with conducting peer review activities and completion of special studies. Serves as a resource for the PI process, and is able to lead team and facilitate teams. Completes all Case Management system requirements, and assist in data analysis and identifying opportunities to improve performance. Monitors outcomes related to the financial impact on patient care. Participates in professional development activities. Attends workshops, conferences or seminars suggested by Manager. Completed the objectives identified on last performance appraisal. Identifies professional development needs and pursues educational opportunities. Participates on hospital task forces and committees. Attends and participates in department meetings. Acts as a preceptor for new team members. Assists in training of new team members. Seeks clinical supervision when needed. Demonstrates flexibility and teamwork among case management staff members. Assists peers in the event of fluxuating census. Provides coverage to other services as needed or as requested by Manager Identifies, monitors and reports opportunities for quality and performance improvement to the appropriate department. The RN Case Manager takes an active role in performance improvement activities as it relates to their area of assignment. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Minimum two (2) years clinical experience Preferred: UR experience preferred Minimum two (2) Psychiatric nuring experience preferred Epic experience
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Can you calm the storm in a patient’s live and guide their care compassionately? Are you dedicated to working as long as it takes to deliver desired results? Do you take pride in making a impact on people's lives everyday? Are you able to identify solutions when you encounter challenges in high-stress environment? If you answered "yes" to the questions above, this opportunity as a Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Registered Nurse at our Strawberry Hill campus might be for you! The Behavioral Health and Psychiatric RN ensures that all clinical care is delivered in a manner that meets or exceeds goals and expectations for clinical outcomes, quality assurance standards, and patient satisfaction. Our newest campus, Strawberry Hill, opens this fall and we are looking for passionate individuals to join our team! At Strawberry Hill we will provide inpatient treatment and services for adults in our 47-bed facility. This state-of-the-art building has an indoor garden and so much more to offer a peaceful and soothing space to help patients heal. Apply today to join our team and make a difference in our community! Responsibilities Provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Associates degree or higher in Nursing For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017; must complete BSN within five years of hire OR Must complete additional studies for one year as designated (study will be determined by unit educator and nurse manager as deemed needed by employee) AND must obtain Advanced Certification (Psychiatric Nurse certification or Medical Nurse certification) within 2 years Certified in behavior management techniques RN License in state of practice CPR certification Knowledge and understanding of physician desk reference guide Computer literate and proficient in various computer programs Knowledge of accreditation standards Preferred: BSN degree Minimum one to three years of relevant experience
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Can you calm the storm in a patient’s live and guide their care compassionately? Are you dedicated to working as long as it takes to deliver desired results? Do you take pride in making a impact on people's lives everyday? Are you able to identify solutions when you encounter challenges in high-stress environment? If you answered "yes" to the questions above, this opportunity as a Behavioral Health and Psychiatric Registered Nurse at our Strawberry Hill campus might be for you! The Behavioral Health and Psychiatric RN ensures that all clinical care is delivered in a manner that meets or exceeds goals and expectations for clinical outcomes, quality assurance standards, and patient satisfaction. Our newest campus, Strawberry Hill, opens this fall and we are looking for passionate individuals to join our team! At Strawberry Hill we will provide inpatient treatment and services for adults in our 47-bed facility. This state-of-the-art building has an indoor garden and so much more to offer a peaceful and soothing space to help patients heal. Apply today to join our team and make a difference in our community! Responsibilities Provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Associates degree or higher in Nursing For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017; must complete BSN within five years of hire OR Must complete additional studies for one year as designated (study will be determined by unit educator and nurse manager as deemed needed by employee) AND must obtain Advanced Certification (Psychiatric Nurse certification or Medical Nurse certification) within 2 years Certified in behavior management techniques RN License in state of practice CPR certification Knowledge and understanding of physician desk reference guide Computer literate and proficient in various computer programs Knowledge of accreditation standards Preferred: BSN degree Minimum one to three years of relevant experience
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
Can you calm the storm in a patient’s life and guide their care compassionately? Do you put the patient first in every decission you make? Can you effectively deal with unique and stressful situations? If you answered "yes" to the questions above, we invite you to consider this opportunity as a Behavioral Health and Psychatric Registered Nurse. The Behavioral Health and Psychiatric RN ensures that all clinical care is delivered in a manner that meets or exceeds goals and expectations for clinical outcomes, quality assurance standards, and patient satisfaction. We are looking for passionate and caring people to join our team and mission to provide the best possible care for patients. We are currently hiring for both day and night shift! Apply today! Responsibilities Provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Associates degree or higher in Nursing For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017; must complete BSN within five years of hire OR Must complete additional studies for one year as designated (study will be determined by unit educator and nurse manager as deemed needed by employee) AND must obtain Advanced Certification (Psychiatric Nurse certification or Medical Nurse certification) within 2 years Certified in behavior management techniques RN License in state of practice CPR certification Knowledge and understanding of physician desk reference guide Computer literate and proficient in various computer programs Knowledge of accreditation standards Preferred: BSN degree Minimum one to three years of relevant experience
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse I. Responsibilities The Clinical Nurse I provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. Performs other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: AHA BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas BSN Degree required for Patient Care Services Associate's Degree in Nursing required for Perioperative & Procedural Services Associate's Degree in Nursing required for Inpatient Acute Rehab For Perioperative & Procedures and Inpatient Acute Rehab , ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA 6 months to 2 years experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: BSN Degree for Perioperative & Procedural Services BSN Degree for Inpatient Acute Rehab
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Patient Care Assistant is an unlicensed staff member who is accountable to/completes delegated tasks from the RN in a caring and culturally sensitive manner with excellent customer service at all times. Responsibilities Provides basic nursing skills, including but not limited to: Vital signs and pulse ximetry; finger stick blood glucose; ADL’s; recording intake and output; collecting urine, stool, sputum specimens; apply/remove compression hose; SCDs etc.; emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies; additional skills to meet unit needs. Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, percentage of meals eaten, etc. Maintains a neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment. Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk interventions as appropriate for high fall risk patients. This can include but not limited to: hourly rounds; answering call lights in person, promptly for all patients on the unit. Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions, and isolation principles. Care for the patient in restraints, including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions. Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected result, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity or redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues. Must complete other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High school diploma or equivalent Current American Heart Associaton BLS Certification Evidence of Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) or Medical Assistant diploma, or documentation of Fundamentals of Nursing course with KU required basic skills (required at time of hire); Completion of the KU Gold Standard Acute Care School within 6 months of hire Minimum of 18 months in a specialty tech position with University of Kansas Health System can be substituted for certifications listed above
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are hiring for a Patient Care Assistant on The Neuroscience and ENT Progressive Care Unit. The unit is a 32-bed intermediate care unit that provides advanced care for a wide range of neurological conditions and ENT surgery. Our nursing team is part of the Gold Standard-Honor Roll-American Heart Association Comprehensive Stroke Center, Level 4 Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, as well as top 20 ranking programs in the country for Neurology and ENT Surgery by U.S. News and World Report. Our team of passionate care givers partner with our physician partners each day to provide safe competent patient care. Our team participates in Chasing Zero initiatives, shared governance, research, and is pilot unit for new and innovative technology. The Patient Care Assistant is an unlicensed staff member who is accountable to/completes delegated tasks from the RN in a caring and culturally sensitive manner with excellent customer service at all times. Responsibilities Provides basic nursing skills, including but not limited to: Vital signs and pulse ximetry; finger stick blood glucose; ADL’s; recording intake and output; collecting urine, stool, sputum specimens; apply/remove compression hose; SCDs etc.; emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies; additional skills to meet unit needs. Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, percentage of meals eaten, etc. Maintains a neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment. Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk interventions as appropriate for high fall risk patients. This can include but not limited to: hourly rounds; answering call lights in person, promptly for all patients on the unit. Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions, and isolation principles. Care for the patient in restraints, including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions. Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected result, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity or redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues. Must complete other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High school diploma or equivalent Current American Heart Association BLS Certification Evidence of Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) or Medical Assistant diploma, or documentation of Fundamentals of Nursing course with KU required basic skills (required at time of hire); Completion of the KU Gold Standard Acute Care School within 6 months of hire Minimum of 18 months in a specialty tech position with University of Kansas Health System can be substituted for certifications listed above
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are hiring a Nurse Educator for our Spine Center. The Ambulatory Nurse Educator is a unit leader and clinical nurse who collaborates with the health care team to ensure safe, effective, evidence-based and quality patient care. The Nurse Educator is responsible for the design and implementation of education programs and professional development of ambulatory staff.; focused on clinical outcomes and practice development. The nurse educator will work closely with the department manager or designee on the educational needs assessment and orientation programs for staff. He/she ensures that competencies and skills are current and relevant for the clinic staff. Responsibilities • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and/or technical competencies of - the assigned unit or department. • Collaborates with the health care team to ensure safe, effective, evidence-based and quality patient care. • Supports the provision of patient care by working with the Senior Administrator/Department Director and Clinic Managers to provide strategies for clinic coverage when needs arise. • Actively mentors all in ongoing development of clinical competencies and professional behaviors and communication. • Assesses clinic and individual learning needs, considering generational and cultural differences. Implements alternative and varied teaching strategies to meet learner needs. • Assures that processes are in place for documentation of orientation and other educational activities, and that employee files meet hospital and regulatory requirements. • Facilitates ongoing clinic education and professionalism through the provision of in-services and CEU opportunities, promoting national certification, and providing resources and support for the development of professional portfolios. • Models evidence-based practice and participates in the development and review of policies and procedures. • Organizes new employee orientation in department/clinic by scheduling preceptors and times, intermittent follow-up, and providing oversight of orientation and competency of clinic staff. • Supports performance improvement initiatives and educates and facilitates performance improvement methodologies such as PDCA and small tests of change Qualifications • BLS Certification required : State licensure appropriate to clinic location (KS). • Experience required: minimum of 2 years ambulatory clinic experience • Experience preferred: experience in clinic specialty
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Cardiac Cath Lab RN provides evidence based care in Cardiac Cath Labs; monitors electrical and hemodynamic parameters; assesses patient during procedures and delivers therapy; provides moderate sedation during procedure. Performs advanced diagnostic and invasive procedures in the Cardiac Cath Lab. Monitor, circulate, and assist Cardiologist as requested. Performs other duties as assigned. Responsibilities Administers intravenous and oral medications to patients. Assists in the collection of arterial and venous blood samples and respiratory gases. Attends to patient needs during electrophysiology studies including monitor patient's vital signs. Circulates during procedure, as applicable. Develops and contributes to a plan of nursing for the patient's care. Obtains and records hemodynamic, electrical, and angiographic data; operates hemodynamic and electrical amplifiers and digital and line fluoroscopic equipment, if applicable. Participates in late staffing per established late staffing schedule. Participates in life-saving measures such as defibrillation and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Participates in orienting new staff. Prepares patient and equipment for electrophysiology procedures; prepares site of entry, draping patient, arranging sterilized instruments and catheters, and callibrating and setting up pressure transducers and tubing, as applicable. Prepares the Electrophysiology Lab procedures rooms by ensuring that adequate stock is available. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilites, skills and duties and may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: RN in State of Kansas ACLS Certification Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Preferred: Registration as a Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT); Cardiovascular Invasist Specialist (RCIS); Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES); or CCRN Master's Degree in Nursing Cath Lab (Cath Lab and/or EP Lab) experience Minimum of 2 yeras of ICU/ED experience
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Responsible for administering and monitoring anesthesia to patients during surgical and/or obstetrical procedures. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Assesses patients before anesthesia including analyzing medical history and planning anesthesia delivery. Administers various types of anesthesia including inhalational, intravenous, regional anesthetics based on anesthetic plan. Performs any necessary invasive procedures including insertion of catheters. Observes and records all patient functions being continuously monitored and evaluates need for ancillary drugs to maintain normal functioning. Consults with staff anesthesiologist as necessary regarding patient condition. Documents for patient record all relevant assessment, care and monitoring data. Ensures availability of required supplies and equipment before anesthetic procedure. Educates patients, families and staff on anesthesia aspects related to conditions and diseases. Reassures patient before procedure. Accompanies to recovery area to ensure condition satisfactory. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Completion of nursing course, graduate of anesthesia school Minimum of two years nursing experience, preferably one year as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Copy of the current license for the State of Kansas Current certification with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Completed Competency Checklist BLS/ACLS (Courses must be American Heart Association, American Red Cross or approved by the American Heart Association. They must also contain a skills check off as part of the course)
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Responsible for administering and monitoring anesthesia to patients during surgical and/or obstetrical procedures. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Assesses patients before anesthesia including analyzing medical history and planning anesthesia delivery. Administers various types of anesthesia including inhalational, intravenous, regional anesthetics based on anesthetic plan. Performs any necessary invasive procedures including insertion of catheters. Observes and records all patient functions being continuously monitored and evaluates need for ancillary drugs to maintain normal functioning. Consults with staff anesthesiologist as necessary regarding patient condition. Documents for patient record all relevant assessment, care and monitoring data. Ensures availability of required supplies and equipment before anesthetic procedure. Educates patients, families and staff on anesthesia aspects related to conditions and diseases. Reassures patient before procedure. Accompanies to recovery area to ensure condition satisfactory. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Completion of nursing course, graduate of anesthesia school Minimum of two years nursing experience, preferably one year as Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Copy of the current license for the State of Kansas Current certification with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Completed Competency Checklist BLS/ACLS (Courses must be American Heart Association, American Red Cross or approved by the American Heart Association. They must also contain a skills check off as part of the course)
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We currently have an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse on our Medical Oncology unit. This 32-bed unit specializes in treating oncology patients who require chemotherapy as well as symptom management. Newly diagnosed cancer patients receive the latest treatment options available. Patients receive multi-agent chemotherapy, blood products, antifungals, antibiotics and antivirals. This unit contains one palliative care room. Responsibilities Provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing B LS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Minimum one year of experience as a Registered Nurse Ability to understand and speak English Ability to read and write English
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II on our Medical Oncology unit. This 32-bed unit specializes in treating oncology patients who require chemotherapy as well as symptom management. Newly diagnosed cancer patients receive the latest treatment options available. Patients receive multi-agent chemotherapy, blood products, antifungals, antibiotics and antivirals. This unit contains one palliative care room. Responsibilities The Clinical Nurse II provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. Performs other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: AHA BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Associate's Degree in Nursing or higher degree For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA 2+ years experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: BSN Degree
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II on our Neonatal ICU. This Level III unit can accommodate 25 infants. Newborns who require comprehensive surgical or medical care are admitted to the NICU from our Labor & Delivery department as well as outside facilities. Using a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach, the nursing staff provides total patient care to the tiniest, most fragile patients. Each infant’s emotional and developmental needs are addressed through proper amount and types of stimulation. Staff also helps parents cope and care for their infants through in-depth education and planning. Responsibilities The Clinical Nurse II provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. Performs other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: AHA BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Associate's Degree in Nursing or higher degree For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA 2+ years experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: BSN Degree
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
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Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II in Cambridge Pre/Post. Cambridge Pre/Post is on the third floor of Cambridge Tower and has a total of 29 patient bays and 11 ORs on the third floor. The Unit specialty is Preoperative and Postoperative patient care. Responsibilities The Clinical Nurse II provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. Performs other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: AHA BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Associate's Degree in Nursing or higher degree For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA 2+ years experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: BSN Degree
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Patient Care Assistant is an unlicensed staff member who is accountable to/completes delegated tasks from the RN in a caring and culturally sensitive manner with excellent customer service at all times. Responsibilities Provides basic nursing skills, including but not limited to: Vital signs and pulse ximetry; finger stick blood glucose; ADL’s; recording intake and output; collecting urine, stool, sputum specimens; apply/remove compression hose; SCDs etc.; emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies; additional skills to meet unit needs. Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, percentage of meals eaten, etc. Maintains a neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment. Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk interventions as appropriate for high fall risk patients. This can include but not limited to: hourly rounds; answering call lights in person, promptly for all patients on the unit. Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions, and isolation principles. Care for the patient in restraints, including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions. Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected result, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity or redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues. Must complete other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High school diploma or equivalent Current American Heart Association BLS Certification Evidence of Certified Nursing Assistant Certification (CNA) or Medical Assistant diploma, or documentation of Fundamentals of Nursing course with KU required basic skills (required at time of hire); Completion of the KU Gold Standard Acute Care School within 6 months of hire Minimum of 18 months in a specialty tech position with University of Kansas Health System can be substituted for certifications listed above
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The ambulatory clinic professional registered nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care using the nursing process. The Registered Nurse (RN) accepts accountability, applies competent clinical knowledge and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by health care providers to who care is delegated to achieve quality patient care outcomes. The RN also must possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs. Responsibilities Provides direct patient care within the ambulatory setting, based on the nursing process and within role/scope of practice. Preforms preliminary assessment of patients through observation and chart review to facilitate appropriate follow-up with the healthcare team. Evaluates unstable or complex patient care situations and facilitates appropriate intervention. Implements appropriate clinical decisions and demonstrates appropriate use of expert peers and/or management as applicable. Accepts accountability and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by healthcare providers to who care delegated. Demonstrates the appropriate use of standards, effective use of resources and evaluation of patient response in the delivery of patient care. Identifies teach/learning needs of patient. Responsible for educational instruction to patients and families with health care needs. Evaluates effectiveness of patient and family teaching and makes documentation in patient’s charts. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Completes necessary forms (i.e. FMLA, DME, Home Health orders and obtains physicians signatures as appropriate *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED BLS Certification Registered nurse in the state (Kansas and/or Missouri) dependent upon work location required Read, write and speak English Ability to understand and speak English Basic typing and word processing ability required Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills Preferred: BSN
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator in our Gastroenterology department is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert who provides ethical, evidence-based, safe and compassionate nursing care. The Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator focuses on patient safety and the quality of nursing care by identifying and clarifying patient needs, conducting health education, promoting patient advocacy, coordinating healthcare services, and evaluating patient outcomes. The RN Care Coordinator will provide support to their assigned physicians by communicating with the patient/family/caregiver and relaying the information to the physician. They will provide support during the physician’s clinic sessions and ensuring the patient/family/caregiver understands the plan of care. They will verify all orders placed during the clinic session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care. Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals. Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services. Support patient self-management of disease. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry. Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintains patient confidentiality. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED BLS Certification BSN degree required (for existing employees in role BSN required within 5 years) RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state 2 years of RN experience Will consider in lieu of RN experience a TUKHS Ambulatory Clinic LPN with 4 years of TUKHS experience and is remaining in the same clinic setting. (The LPN experience is not counted for relevant credit for placement in the range) Preferred: Previous medical office experience
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse I. Inpatient Burn Unit These nurses work with an experienced multi-disciplinary team, using the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to help patients heal from burns, complex skin disorders, slow-to-heal wounds and reconstructive surgeries. Our Burnett Burn Center is an adult and pediatric verified burn center that provides acute and intensive inpatient care to those who need specialized treatment and rehab interventions.. The center features two hydrotherapy bays, an operating room suite, a nutrition center and a physical therapy gym. We also closely collaborate with the outpatient burn and wound care clinic to provide ongoing specialized wound care in the outpatient setting which may include hyperbaric oxygen therapy to enhance healing. We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse I for the Inpatient Burn Center. Responsibilities The Clinical Nurse I provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care. Performs other duties as assigned. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: AHA BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas BSN Degree required for Patient Care Services Associate's Degree in Nursing required for Perioperative & Procedural Services Associate's Degree in Nursing required for Inpatient Acute Rehab For Perioperative & Procedures and Inpatient Acute Rehab , ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA 6 months to 2 years experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: BSN Degree for Perioperative & Procedural Services BSN Degree for Inpatient Acute Rehab
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Lawrence, KS, USA
The Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert and actively promotes the delivery of evidence-based nursing interventions. Has expertise in one or more specialty nursing areas and/or with specific patient populations. Is often a liaison between inpatient and outpatient settings. Responsibilities Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives, utilizing information from relevant sources, such as databases and benchmarks. Applies principles of teaching/learning and health literacy to design, provide and evaluate patient and health care provider education. Collaborates effectively with team members and other disciplines. Demonstrates leadership through participating in hospital committees, councils and taskforces. Develops skills for effective communications and team building. Employs strategies to promote health in a safe environment. Implements and evaluates evidence-based nursing interventions. Incorporate ethical principles into healthcare planning and delivery. Promotes efficient delivery of patient care throughout the healthcare system. Seeks opportunities to share expertise and mentor others. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing Registered Nurse in State of Kansas BLS Certification Minimum of two years RN experience
Sep 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Westwood, KS 66205, USA
The nurse navigator is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert and actively promotes the delivery of evidence-based nursing interventions. The navigator has expertise in a specialty nursing area and/or specific patient populations. The navigator role crosses care settings to promote health and healing for a specific patient population. The primary focus of the role is to improve access, timeliness to treatment, and care coordination within the health care organization. Responsibilities Assess needs for new patients referred to a specialist prior to their first visit to identify the need for support services or other resources. Demonstrates thorough documentation of patient assessment and interventions completed in the electronic medical record. Refer new patients to the specialty program’s supportive services based on the navigation needs assessment. Provide educational and emotional support throughout the intake and treatment planning process, and then remain a resource for the patient throughout their course of care. Ensure new patients are scheduled with the appropriate multidisciplinary provider, at the appropriate location, in the appropriate time frame. Collaborate with intake scheduler to ensure necessary medical information is complete and available for the patient’s first appointment, including imaging and pathology slides, if applicable. Assist in coordinating needed diagnostic studies prior to first visit, when possible, to expedite the start of treatment. Develop relationships with referring physicians and ensure follow up and treatment plan is communicated. Complete intake logs and report monthly to program manager for outcome metric reporting Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required Registered Nurse in Kansas BLS Certification 3-5 years Nursing Experience 1-2 years of case management, ambulatory care coordination, or other related experience relevant to the specific patient population navigating PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Master’s Degree in Nursing Greater than 5 years of nursing experience Specialized Certification for the specific patient population navigating (such as OCN, etc.)
Sep 12, 2019