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 Lenexa, KS, USA
Position Title Surgical Scheduling Nurse Coordinator Position Summary / Career Interest: Are you passionate about providing education to patients? Do you have strong communication and listening skills? Are you able to follow a standard process and ensure documentation is accurate? Do you find yourself naturally solving problems and identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies? If you answered "yes" to these questions, this opportunity as a Surgical Scheduling Nurse Coordinator might be for you! The Procedural Scheduling Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the daily operations and coordination of scheduling as well as pre-procedure calls and preparation functions for patients scheduled for outpatient procedures in the Endoscopy and Interventional Radiology Departments. This role serves as a liaison to internal and external customers as well as an advocate for patients. This role plays a crucial part to ensure patients are successful in completing any prep work...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Interventional Radiology Scheduling Nurse Coordinator Position Summary / Career Interest: Are you passionate about providing education to patients? Do you have strong communication and listening skills? Are you able to follow a standard process and ensure documentation is accurate? Do you find yourself naturally solving problems and identifying opportunities to improve efficiencies? If you answered "yes" to these questions, this opportunity as a Procedural Scheduling Nurse Coordinator might be for you! The Procedural Scheduling Nurse Coordinator is responsible for the daily operations and coordination of scheduling as well as pre-procedure calls and preparation functions for patients scheduled for outpatient procedures in the Endoscopy and Interventional Radiology Departments. This role serves as a liaison to internal and external customers as well as an advocate for patients. This role plays a crucial part to ensure patients are successful in completing...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title AMBULATORY CLINIC RN CARE COOR - Spine Center Position Summary / Career Interest: The Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator 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, performing clinic related patient care, 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 and nursing care services 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Unit Coordinator - Medical Progressive Care/Cystic Fibrosis (Unit 15) Position Summary / Career Interest: Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs. Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs. Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff. Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff. Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management. Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction. Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance. Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes. Unit 15 Medical Telemetry/Adult Cystic Fibrosis...
Jan 14, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Relief Ambulatory Clinic RN-PRN Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title PRN Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery Position Summary / Career Interest: The PRN Registered Nurse 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. 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Lawrence, KS, USA
Position Title AMBULATORY CLINIC RN Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Clinical Nurse I Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Clinical Nurse II - Labor and Delivery Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Unit Educator - Mother Baby Unit Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Unit Coordinator - Pediatric ICU Position Summary / Career Interest: Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs. Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs. Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff. Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff. Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management. Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction. Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance. Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes. Pediatric Intensive Care This unit provides nurses an opportunity to work with...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Clinical Nurse I - Pediatric ICU Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Pediatric Intensive Care This unit provides nurses an opportunity to work with children of all ages who have complex surgeries and critical illnesses. Children receive treatment from staff specializing in general pediatrics, cardiology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, neurology and other areas. Surgical procedures involve...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Clinical Nurse I - Inpatient Pediatrics Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Pediatric nurses are dedicated to providing a high level of care and comfort to their patients. They care for infants, children and adolescents of all ages who have a variety of medical and surgical conditions. The Pediatric Unit features a play room and a special family room that offers a private place for families to eat, watch TV,...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Nurse Manager- Labor & Delivery Position Summary / Career Interest: The Nurse Manager is accountable for the overall operations of the unit. Is responsible on a continual basis for the quality of patient care, customer (external and internal) service, and cost-efficient operation of the unit. Supports the Hospital mission and strategic plan, budgeting and resource allocation, organizational policy and overall management plan of the Department of Nursing. 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. Position Description: Achieve business and organization goals, visions and objectives. Administer corrective action to employees not meeting requirements of...
Jan 14, 2021
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Clinical Nurse Entry - Fall Hires Only Position Summary / Career Interest: THIS POSTING IS FOR GRADUATES NURSES WHO WERE HIRED FOR THE ACUTE CARE DIVISION AND THE MATERNAL CHILD DIVISION The Clinical Nurse Entry 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title *Operating Room RN Position Summary / Career Interest: The 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title *Operating Room RN Position Summary / Career Interest: The Clinical Nurse Entry 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title *Interventional Radiology Nurse (RN) Position Summary / Career Interest: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title *Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) Position Summary / Career Interest: The Medical Surgical 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Registered Nurse (Float Pool) Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Operating Room RN Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Operating Room RN Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. Position Description: 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...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Integrated Nurse Case Manager Position Summary / Career Interest: The Integrated Nursing Case Manager, under the direction of the Director/Manager of Case Management, provides care/service safely and efficiently for a full range of services to patients of all ages and their families. Primary role is to collaborate, communicate and facilitate coordination of services during hospitalization and post-hospitalization as established by the healthcare team. RN Case Manager concurrently facilitates proactive patient care services to ensure that care is appropriate, timely, and cost-effective and achieves the desired outcome. The RN Case Manager coordinates the care and service of selected patient populations across the continuum of illness; promotes effective utilization and monitoring of health care resources; and guides all disciplines toward positive quality outcomes. Position Description: Accepts responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal...
Jan 14, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Home Infusion Field Nurse - Full Time Position Summary / Career Interest: A Home Infusion Field Nurse will provide clinical expertise, coordination of care, and education for patients, physicians, nursing agencies, pharmacists, insurance case managers, and hospital based case managers in order to enhance and facilitate patient care. The Home Infusion Field Nurse will be responsible to provide essential in-home IV infusion medical treatment, response management and follow up care to our clients after receiving a physician order for nursing services. The Home Infusion Field Nurse will administer and monitor patient in the home during treatment and provide the necessary education on treatment regimen, condition management and treatment self-administration when appropriate. This is a multi-faceted role of nurse and trainer; and the individual must be calm, profession with the ability and willingness to work with a wide range of personality types in a variety...
Jan 14, 2021