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.

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The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title PRN - Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator Cardiology Main Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: The PRN 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 PRN 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...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Graduate Nurse (Fall 2021) - Acute Care/Progressive Care (Med/Surg/Tele) Division Varies Main Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: ***PLEASE READ***APPLICATION PROCESS*** This posting is for nursing school graduates who have already graduated or will graduate in the fall/winter 2021/2022 time period - (through February 2022). Selected candidates will be contacted by email for interviews. Interviews scheduled to take place the week of September 20 for this division. ***ADN Graduate Nurses may qualify for the following divisions: Ambulatory, Perioperative & Procedural, Psychiatric & Behavioral Health, as well as one Acute Care Division unit, Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation.*** Our Nurse Residency Program - Please watch our video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Igi7Khr2Ru4 This posting includes the following units with openings: BELL HOSPITAL Unit 15 Medical Progressive Care/Cystic Fibrosis Unit 43 – Orthopedics Unit 45 - Medical...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Shawnee, KS, USA
Position Title Quality Outcomes Coordinator II Broadmoor Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: Under the supervision of the Quality Outcomes Nurse Manager and in conjunction with Nursing Leadership, the Quality Outcomes Coordinator implements and evaluates the aspects of the organization's overall plan for quality improvement and patient safety. Coordinators will focus on nursing quality indicators and patient safety priorities and assist with the development of programs and initiatives for quality monitoring and performance improvement throughout the organization. Coordinators identify appropriate unit or department-based clinical indicators and quality measures to assess quality of care and assist with audit requirements for all regulatory bodies. Will assist data collection methodology and support departments in evaluating data and implementing change when necessary. Assists staff with the development, revision, and implementation of best practices, protocols...
Jul 29, 2021
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Graduate Nurse (Fall 2021)- Critical Care Division Main Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: ***PLEASE READ*** APPLICATION PROCESS*** This posting is for FALL 2021 nursing graduates. Selected candidates will be contacted by email for interviews. *** BSN Candidates will only be considered for Critical Care Division. ADN Candidates considered for Ambulatory, Perioperative services, Inpatient Rehab and Psychiatric and Behavioral Health.*** This posting includes the following units with openings: Emergency Department Inpatient Burn Center MTICU- Medical Transplant ICU MICU -Medical ICU CTSICU- Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU MSICU- Medical Surgical ICU CICU- Cardiac ICU SICU- Surgical ICU CA5 ICU- Neuroscience, ENT, and Medical Oncology ICU CA8- Hematology/Oncology ICU Emergency Department This department is the only nationally verified Level 1 Trauma Center in the Greater Kansas City area. As a result, our nurses work in an unpredictable,...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Hays, KS 67601, USA
Position Title RN - Short Stay Surgery (Full-time; 7a-530p) Hays Medical Center Position Summary / Career Interest: Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice. Position Description: Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient. Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team. Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes. Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes. Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving...
Jul 29, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Clinical Nurse - Cambridge Tower Pre/Post Unit (Full-Time) Cambridge Tower A Position Summary / Career Interest: The Clinical Nurse in the Pre/Post department 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. **Multiple Full -Time shifts available** 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...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Unit Coordinator - Inpatient Pediatrics Bell Hospital 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. This Unit Coordinator role will serve on our Inpatient...
Jul 29, 2021
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Graduate Nurse (Fall 2021) - Cambridge Tower Operating Room Cambridge Tower A, Main Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: ***PLEASE READ***APPLICATION PROCESS*** This posting is for Fall 2021 nursing. Candidates will be contacted by email for interviews. This posting is only for the Cambridge Tower Operating Room unit openings. As a nationally verified Level I Trauma Center, the hospital provides emergency surgical services around the clock. In addition, our surgical teams perform many advanced and highly complex surgical procedures. These specialized services draw patients from throughout the Kansas City area, state of Kansas and many midwestern states. The hospital attracts national and international attention as a frequent trial site for new surgical devices and procedures. Often these are technologically intense procedures using robotics, computer-enhanced imaging, video, fiber optics and other devices to increase precision and minimize...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Graduate Nurse (Fall 2021) - Main Campus Pre/Post Unit Main Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: ***PLEASE READ***APPLICATION PROCESS*** Job Description Summary: This posting is for Fall 2021 nursing graduates and for the Main Campus Pre/Post (PACU) unit openings. Candidates will be contacted by email for interviews. As a nationally verified Level I Trauma Center, the hospital provides emergency surgical services around the clock. In addition, our surgical teams perform many advanced and highly complex surgical procedures. These specialized services draw patients from throughout the Kansas City area, state of Kansas and many midwestern states. The hospital attracts national and international attention as a frequent trial site for new surgical devices and procedures. Often these are technologically intense procedures using robotics, computer-enhanced imaging, video, fiber optics and other devices to increase precision and minimize incision...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Graduate Nurse (Fall/Winter2021) - Main Campus OR Main Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: Job Description Summary ***PLEASE READ***APPLICATION PROCESS*** This posting is for Fall/Winter 2021 nursing graduates and is only for the Main Campus Operating Room positions. Candidates will be contacted by email for interviews. As a nationally verified Level I Trauma Center, the hospital provides emergency surgical services around the clock. In addition, our surgical teams perform many advanced and highly complex surgical procedures. These specialized services draw patients from throughout the Kansas City area, state of Kansas and many midwestern states. The hospital attracts national and international attention as a frequent trial site for new surgical devices and procedures. Often these are technologically intense procedures using robotics, computer-enhanced imaging, video, fiber optics and other devices to increase precision and minimize...
Jul 29, 2021
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Graduate Nurse - Behavioral Health & Psychiatric Nursing Marillac Campus, Strawberry Hill Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: 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. 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 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...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Graduate Nurse - Maternal Services Main Campus Position Summary / Career Interest: This posting is for Graduate Nurses. ***ADN Graduate Nurses may qualify for the following divisions: Ambulatory, Perioperative & Procedural, Psychiatric & Behavioral Health, as well as one Acute Care Unit, Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation.*** This posting includes the following units: Mother/Baby Labor & Delivery BELL HOSPITAL Mother & Baby Unit 56 or the Mother Baby Unit, consists of 29 beds and cares for patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. We care for healthy term newborns, mother baby couplets, high risk antepartum patients and benign gynecology patients. Our patients receive care from a compassionate and highly skilled nursing and interdisciplinary team in a fast paced environment. We strive to make each birth a special experience for our families as they have been preparing for this event for many long months. As an academic medical...
Jul 29, 2021
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title *Graduate Nurse - Inpatient Dialysis Main Campus 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...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Ambulatory Clinic RN - ENT Medical Pavilion 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....
Jul 29, 2021
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The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title AMBULATORY CLINIC RN CARE COOR - Neurology Main Campus 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...
Jul 29, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title PRN Registered Nurse - HC4 Cardiothoracic Surgery PCU - Nights Nights - PRN Heart Center Position Summary / Career Interest: JOB SUMMARY 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. HC4 - Cardiothoracic Surgery Progressive Care Unit Acutely ill cardiothoracic surgery patients who require continuous monitoring and specialized interventions receive expert care on this unit. The nurses provide advanced and specialized care to patients who have...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Unit Coordinator - Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU Heart Center 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. Position Description: Provides charge nurse...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Quality Outcomes Coordinator (Patient Safety) Olathe Pavilion Position Summary / Career Interest: Under the supervision of the Quality Outcomes Nurse Manager and in conjunction with Nursing Leadership, the Quality Outcomes Coordinator implements and evaluates the aspects of the organization's overall plan for quality improvement and patient safety. Coordinators will focus on nursing quality indicators and patient safety priorities and assist with the development of programs and initiatives for quality monitoring and performance improvement throughout the organization. Coordinators identify appropriate unit or department-based clinical indicators and quality measures to assess quality of care and assist with audit requirements for all regulatory bodies. Will assist data collection methodology and support departments in evaluating data and implementing change when necessary. Assists staff with the development, revision, and implementation of best...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Great Bend, KS 67530, USA
Position Title RN Circulator (Days; Full Time: Great Bend Campus) Great Bend Medical Pavilion Position Summary / Career Interest: Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice. Position Description: Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient. Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team. Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes. Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes. Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications...
Jul 29, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Westwood, KS 66205, USA
Position Title PRN Oncology Nurse Westwood Medical Pavilion - West Position Summary / Career Interest: The Oncology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Position Description: Administers medications safely. Collects and analyzes comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or situation to determine the diagnosis or issues. a) Performs primary and secondary patient assessments and documents in the medical record accurately and timely. b) Documents changes and omissions of the identified plan. Communicates systematic report to other care providers. Coordinates care delivery; utilizes resources to promote the continuum of care. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in all aspects of IV therapy, i.e., hydration, chemotherapy/biotherapy and blood products. Employs strategies to promote health in a safe environment. Evaluates and documents progress toward the attainment of...
Jul 29, 2021
Part time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Westwood, KS 66205, USA
Position Title PRN Oncology Nurse Westwood Medical Pavilion - West Position Summary / Career Interest: The Oncology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Position Description: Administers medications safely. Collects and analyzes comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or situation to determine the diagnosis or issues. a) Performs primary and secondary patient assessments and documents in the medical record accurately and timely. b) Documents changes and omissions of the identified plan. Communicates systematic report to other care providers. Coordinates care delivery; utilizes resources to promote the continuum of care. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in all aspects of IV therapy, i.e., hydration, chemotherapy/biotherapy and blood products. Employs strategies to promote health in a safe environment. Evaluates and documents progress toward the attainment of...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
Position Title Ambulatory Clinic Rn Care Coor KUCC - Overland Park 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...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Palliative Care Wescoe Pavilion C Position Summary / Career Interest: The Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) -Palliative Care, 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. This role is for a highly motivated Nurse to work with the Inpatient Palliative Care rounding team to coordinate and facilitate patient care. Works closely with Palliative Care physician and SW in a team concept. Nursing experience with advanced critical illnesses is desired. Position Description: 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...
Jul 29, 2021
Full time
 
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Position Title Unit Coordinator - CVOR (6:00A-4:30P) Heart Center 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. Position Description: Provides charge nurse...
Jul 29, 2021