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
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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Perioperative Nurse Liason, under the direction of the Clinical Director, performs essential duties for department for the coordination of patient care communication to family regarding the status/progress of the patient’s procedure within the Perioperative Services departments. Responsibilities Change culture to one that is Family centered customer friendly throughout the surgical process. Integrates and trains staff in appropriate department/service for an additional support to patients and their families preoperatively, and postoperatively. Promotes Hospital Services through communication with staff surgeon, OR personnel, patient, and patient family/significant other during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative phases of the surgical experience. Training and education of staff for identification of psycho-social needs of patient’s family/significant other’s during the Perioperative period both within and outside the Perioperative division. *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 in Nursing (ADN) Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Must be prepared to interact with patients/families making a complaint or grievance, and sudden requests for information Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Interventional Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, 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 through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. We are looking for nurses who pride themselves on providing exceptional patient care, autonomous practice and teamwork. We are seeking nurses who are energized and eager to work with cutting edge technologies and procedures. To be successful in this role you will need to be confident, independent, and a team oriented nurse. Our IR team is one of the largest in the country and sees more than 65 patients a day of all ages, which puts us in the top 1 percent of all academic hospitals. We provide treatments not available anywhere else in the region. Our highly skilled team works with advanced imaging technologies to target and treat complex conditions and perform minimally invasive procedures. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds app ropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts. Under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *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 Kansas Registered Nurse license BLS certification required upon hire 2 years’ experience as a clinical nurse ACLS and PALS certification required within one year of hire Preferred : CCRN, CEN, CRN, TNCC certifications
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. The Radiology Nurse carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population and coordinates care delivery through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds appropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *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 ACLS required within one year of hire BLS Certification PALS required within one year of hire Registered Nurse in State of Kansas 1+ years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: CCRN CEN CRN TNCC
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. The Radiology Nurse carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population and coordinates care delivery through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds appropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *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 ACLS required within one year of hire BLS Certification PALS required within one year of hire Registered Nurse in State of Kansas 1+ years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: CCRN CEN CRN TNCC
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Interventional Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, 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 through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. We are looking for nurses who pride themselves on providing exceptional patient care, autonomous practice and teamwork. We are seeking nurses who are energized and eager to work with cutting edge technologies and procedures. To be successful in this role you will need to be confident, independent, and a team oriented nurse. Our IR team is one of the largest in the country and sees more than 65 patients a day of all ages, which puts us in the top 1 percent of all academic hospitals. We provide treatments not available anywhere else in the region. Our highly skilled team works with advanced imaging technologies to target and treat complex conditions and perform minimally invasive procedures. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds app ropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts. Under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *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 Kansas Registered Nurse license BLS certification required upon hire 2 years’ experience as a clinical nurse ACLS and PALS certification required within one year of hire Preferred : CCRN, CEN, CRN, TNCC certifications
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Interventional Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, 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 through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. We are looking for nurses who pride themselves on providing exceptional patient care, autonomous practice and teamwork. We are seeking nurses who are energized and eager to work with cutting edge technologies and procedures. To be successful in this role you will need to be confident, independent, and a team oriented nurse. Our IR team is one of the largest in the country and sees more than 65 patients a day of all ages, which puts us in the top 1 percent of all academic hospitals. We provide treatments not available anywhere else in the region. Our highly skilled team works with advanced imaging technologies to target and treat complex conditions and perform minimally invasive procedures. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds app ropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts. Under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *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 Kansas Registered Nurse license BLS certification required upon hire 2 years’ experience as a clinical nurse ACLS and PALS certification required within one year of hire Preferred : CCRN, CEN, CRN, TNCC certifications
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
The Interventional Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, 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 through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. We are looking for nurses who pride themselves on providing exceptional patient care, autonomous practice and teamwork. We are seeking nurses who are energized and eager to work with cutting edge technologies and procedures. To be successful in this role you will need to be confident, independent, and a team oriented nurse. Our IR team is one of the largest in the country and sees more than 65 patients a day of all ages, which puts us in the top 1 percent of all academic hospitals. We provide treatments not available anywhere else in the region. Our highly skilled team works with advanced imaging technologies to target and treat complex conditions and perform minimally invasive procedures. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds app ropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts. Under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *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 Kansas Registered Nurse license BLS certification required upon hire 2 years’ experience as a clinical nurse ACLS and PALS certification required within one year of hire Preferred : CCRN, CEN, CRN, TNCC certifications
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II. 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
Nov 15, 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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The PRN Perioperative RN provides professional nursing care through assessment, 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 through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Responsibilities Analyzes assessment data to determine diagnosis/patient care priorities. Collaborates and coordinates care of the patient with the interdisciplinary team. Completes comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Develops and updates the patient plan of care. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and revises plan of care on an ongoing basis. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Implements the plan of care utilizing resources and best evidence. Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine. Involves patient/family in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in unit and/or department quality improvement efforts. *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: Associate’s Degree in Nursing BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas 2+ years’ experience as a clinical nurse Preferred : Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II. 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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II. 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
Nov 15, 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. Hours: Days, Full-Time 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
The PRN Ambulatory Clinic RN in the Medical Plaza Internal Medicine clinic , performing to their highest level of training, provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients in the clinic setting. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately performs data entry in both Hospital and Clinical information systems; assists with medical records as needed. Completes all FMLA and STD paperwork for provider to approve Coordinates with clerical and medical staff to provide efficient patient flow and quality patient care and satisfaction. Provides care team support as needs arise; coordinates with the patient care team to identify opportunities for pre-visit planning to occur prior to a patient's visit. Follows up with patients on lab results after provider has reviewed Orders patient care and clinical supplies and organizes sample closet. Performs injections, spirometry and EKGs as needed Performs prior authorizations on medications when needed; refills medications according to the refill protocols Prepares exam rooms between patients Provides MyChart activation instructions to patients and promotes patient engagement through its use Responds to triage calls and messages pertaining to patient care in a timely manner based off of medical necessity and addresses walk-in patient concerns. Rooms patients which includes: escorting patients to the exam room, obtaining patients’ weight and vital signs, reviewing patients’ medication list and referring physician information, proactively reviewing chronic/preventive services needed or overdue, providing patients with educational materials, and notifying provider when patient is ready for evaluation Scans into EMR any diagnostic/preventive services performed outside of The University of Kansas Hospital. Tracks transition of care activities to ensure receipt of health information (labs/referrals/imaging); assists patients with home health and hospice care when needed *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 BLS Certification RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state Preferred: BSN Degree Previous medical office experience
Nov 15, 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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We currently have an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse on Labor & Delivery Labor & Delivery This expert, patient-focused team helps mothers-to-be through every step of the birth process by offering support and comfort. Our Labor and Delivery area has the latest electronic fetal monitoring equipment with central display for easy, constant observation. An operating suite for Cesarean sections is just a few steps away. 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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II on nights for Labor & Delivery. Labor & Delivery This expert, patient-focused team helps mothers-to-be through every step of the birth process by offering support and comfort. Our Labor and Delivery area has the latest electronic fetal monitoring equipment with central display for easy, constant observation. An operating suite for Cesarean sections is just a few steps away. 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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Unit 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. Supports the provision of patient care by working with the Nurse Manager(s) and Unit Coordinator(s) to provide strategies for floor coverage when needs arise. We currently have an opening on our Inpatient Internal Medicine unit - Unit 53. Our unit is extremely focused on teamwork and the best patient care can only happen with teamwork. We love having new people join our team and do this by having a very open and welcoming culture. We support and develop all members of our team creating a culture of continuous learning. We opened this unit as a team in November 2017 which was an amazing experience. We have all learned and grown so much in our nursing careers and got to do this together. We are so fortunate to care for such a wide variety of patients. Every day we are all seeing or learning something new to make us better nurses and caregivers. This medical surgical 28 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a wide variety of medical conditions including renal failure, liver failure, respiratory complications, infections and many other diagnoses. Comorbidities and psychosocial backgrounds in turn creates individualized and customized care for each of our patients. Nurse to patient ratio is 4:1. This unit is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members. Responsibilities 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 Nurse Manager(s) and Unit Coordinator(s) to provide strategies for floor coverage when needs arise. Actively mentors all staff (including weekend and night staff) in ongoing development of clinical competencies and professional behaviors and communication. Assesses unit 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 unit 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 on unit by scheduling preceptors and times, intermittent follow-up, and providing oversight of orientation and competency of unit staff. Supports performance improvement initiatives and educates and facilitates performance improvement methodologies such as PDCA and small tests of change. *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: BLS Certification Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse II. 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
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Poison Control Specialist manages and triages poison cases/exposures. Assesses the severity of the exposure, identifies the toxic substances and calculate the amount ingested and relates it to the toxic level of the identified substance. Responsibilities Manages and triages poison cases/exposures. Assesses the severity of the exposure, identifies the toxic substances, and calculates the amount ingested and relates it to the toxic level of the identified substance. Determines the appropriate treatment and recommends specific treatment at home or medical treatment in an emergency department or other health care facility. Uses a courteous and professional customer-focused approach while interacting directly or on the telephone with customers. Directs customers with potential problems to the supervisor or administrator as appropriate. Provides poison and drug information to health professionals and the general public. Completes all appropriate documentation for each exposure case. Completes all required verbal or written follow-up in response to poison center calls. Serve as a preceptor for students and residents. *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: Kansas RN license required Previous critical care experience Excellent communication both verbal and written. Computer skills – Windows and Word processing Preferred: At least one year of critical care nursing work experience. Poison Center experience Emergency room patient care experience Experience with Toxic Exposure Surveillance System (TESS) Poison Information Specialist Certification
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The PRN Ambulatory Float RN , performing to their highest level of training, provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients in the clinic setting. Responsibilities 1) Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. 2) Accurately performs data entry in both Hospital and Clinical information systems; assists with medical records as needed. 3) Completes all FMLA and STD paperwork for provider to approve 4) Coordinates with clerical and medical staff to provide efficient patient flow and quality patient care and satisfaction. 5) Provides care team support as needs arise; coordinates with the patient care team to identify opportunities for pre-visit planning to occur prior to a patient's visit. 6) Follows up with patients on lab results after provider has reviewed 7) Orders patient care and clinical supplies and organizes sample closet. 8) Performs injections, spirometry and EKGs as needed 9) Performs prior authorizations on medications when needed; refills medications according to the refill protocols 10) Prepares exam rooms between patients 11) Provides MyChart activation instructions to patients and promotes patient engagement through its use 12) Responds to triage calls and messages pertaining to patient care in a timely manner based off of medical necessity and addresses walk-in patient concerns. 13) Rooms patients which includes: escorting patients to the exam room, obtaining patients’ weight and vital signs, reviewing patients’ medication list and referring physician information, proactively reviewing chronic/preventive services needed or overdue, providing patients with educational materials, and notifying provider when patient is ready for evaluation 14) Scans into EMR any diagnostic/preventive services performed outside of The University of Kansas Hospital. 15) Tracks transition of care activities to ensure receipt of health information (labs/referrals/imaging); assists patients with home health and hospice care when needed Qualifications Required High School Diploma or GED BLS Certification RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state 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 degree preferred Previous medical office experience preferred
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring efficient flow of patients through the health care setting by facilitating examination and treatment of patients in a culturally sensitive manner with exceptional customer service; contributes to patient care by preparing patient for visit, performing limited procedures, scheduling diagnostic test or consults, maintaining patient records, organizing clinic/exam rooms, maintaining supply/equipment inventory, and/or assisting physicians, other medical staff, nurses, other interdisciplinary team members and support staff. We currently have an opening for a PRN Medical Assistant. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately schedules tests; obtains films and reports; and prepares laboratory specimens according to policy. Assists physicians and/or nurses with special procedures and examinations as defined on competency checklist. Collaborates with members of the health care team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care; may record elements of the patient history for clinical staff review. Electronically submits, calls and/or faxes in prescriptions and refills to outpatient pharmacies Ensures data collected for completed procedures is recorded on appropriate forms and in medical records Maintains medical records; ensures all required documentation is available in the medical record; distributes reports and correspondence; files, photocopies and processes forms related to medical charts. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned areas and ensures par levels of supplies are maintained; checks and completes required logs and equipment such as refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, emergency/crash carts, suction and other required checks. Performs clerical duties such as greeting patients; registration; scheduling; pre-certification of tests, procedures and medications; processing insurance forms; preparing financial records; answering phones; and entering ambulatory care charges. Performs simple procedures as directed by the nurse or physician and as defined on the competency checklist. Performs vital signs, height, weight, and screening procedures and documents in medical record Qualifications High School Diploma/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of a combination of Medical Assistant, Health Care Associate or clinic office job-related job experience. BLS Certification
Nov 15, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Liberty, MO, USA
The PRN Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring efficient flow of patients through the health care setting by facilitating examination and treatment of patients in a culturally sensitive manner with exceptional customer service; contributes to patient care by preparing patient for visit, performing limited procedures, scheduling diagnostic test or consults, maintaining patient records, organizing clinic/exam rooms, maintaining supply/equipment inventory, and/or assisting physicians, other medical staff, nurses, other interdisciplinary team members and support staff. Responsibilities Accurately schedules tests; obtains films and reports; and prepares laboratory specimens according to policy. Assists physicians and/or nurses with special procedures and examinations as defined on competency checklist. Collaborates with members of the health care team in coordinating and implementing plans for patient care; may record elements of the patient history for clinical staff review. Electronically submits, calls and/or faxes in prescriptions and refills to outpatient pharmacies Ensures data collected for completed procedures is recorded on appropriate forms and in medical records Maintains medical records; ensures all required documentation is available in the medical record; distributes reports and correspondence; files, photocopies and processes forms related to medical charts. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of examination rooms; stocks assigned areas and ensures par levels of supplies are maintained; checks and completes required logs and equipment such as refrigerator logs, eyewash logs, emergency/crash carts, suction and other required checks. Performs clerical duties such as greeting patients; registration; scheduling; pre-certification of tests, procedures and medications; processing insurance forms; preparing financial records; answering phones; and entering ambulatory care charges. Performs simple procedures as directed by the nurse or physician and as defined on the competency checklist. Performs vital signs, height, weight, and screening procedures and documents in medical record * 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/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of a combination of Medical Assistant, Health Care Associate or clinic office job-related job experience. BLS Certification Basic typing and word processing
Nov 15, 2019