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 Gladstone, MO, 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. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately schedules radiology 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 Required: High School Diploma/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of Medical Assistant related job experience BLS Certification
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
The Oncology Nurse p rovides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and/or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Administers medications safely. Collects and analyzes comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or situation to determine the diagnosis or issues. Performs primary and secondary patient assessments and documents in the medical record accurately and timely. 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 outcomes. Identifies expected interventions and outcomes for an individualized plan of care andcommunicates effectively with patient, family and other team members. Implements the plan of care in a safe, timely and appropriate manner. Manages patient care based on knowledge of cancer, cancer treatment, and side effects of such treatment. Uses quality and evidence based practice to deliver and improve care. Works closely with more experienced clinicians for guidance and supervision. *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 : Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri. Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) BLS Certification Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) after two years of hire ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy or Radiation Oncology required within the first year of employment Preferred : 2 years med-surgical and oncology experience Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The ambulatory clinic professional registered nurse has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care using the nursing process. The Registered Nurse (RN) accepts accountability, applies competent clinical knowledge and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by health care providers to who care is delegated to achieve quality patient care outcomes. The RN also must possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs. Responsibilities Provides direct patient care within the ambulatory setting, based on the nursing process and within role/scope of practice. Preforms preliminary assessment of patients through observation and chart review to facilitate appropriate follow-up with the healthcare team. Evaluates unstable or complex patient care situations and facilitates appropriate intervention. Implements appropriate clinical decisions and demonstrates appropriate use of expert peers and/or management as applicable. Accepts accountability and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by healthcare providers to who care delegated. Demonstrates the appropriate use of standards, effective use of resources and evaluation of patient response in the delivery of patient care. Identifies teach/learning needs of patient. Responsible for educational instruction to patients and families with health care needs. Evaluates effectiveness of patient and family teaching and makes documentation in patient’s charts. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Completes necessary forms (i.e. FMLA, DME, Home Health orders and obtains physicians signatures as appropriate *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED BLS Certification Registered nurse in the state (Kansas and/or Missouri) dependent upon work location required Read, write and speak English Ability to understand and speak English Basic typing and word processing ability required Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills Preferred: BSN
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Westwood, KS 66205, USA
The Clinical Nurse Coordinator (CNC) is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert and actively promotes the delivery of evidence-based nursing interventions. Has expertise in one or more specialty nursing areas and/or with specific patient populations. Is often a liaison between inpatient and outpatient settings. Responsibilities Actively participates in quality improvement initiatives, utilizing information from relevant sources, such as databases and benchmarks. Applies principles of teaching/learning and health literacy to design, provide and evaluate patient and health care provider education. Collaborates effectively with team members and other disciplines. Demonstrates leadership through participating in hospital committees, councils and taskforces. Develops skills for effective communications and team building. Employs strategies to promote health in a safe environment. Implements and evaluates evidence-based nursing interventions. Incorporate ethical principles into healthcare planning and delivery. Promotes efficient delivery of patient care throughout the healthcare system. Seeks opportunities to share expertise and mentor others. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing Registered Nurse in State of Kansas BLS Certification Minimum of two years RN experience
Jul 22, 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. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately schedules radiology 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 Required: High School Diploma/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of Medical Assistant related job experience BLS Certification
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse I on our Family & Internal Medicine PCU. 32 bed telemetry progressive care unit specializing in Family Medicine and Internal Medicine. Patient diagnoses range anywhere from sepsis, to COPD exacerbations, pancreatitis, non-healing wounds, pulmonary emboli, etc. It is a fast paced unit where time management and prioritization are needed and you can gain experience with stable trachs, PEG tubes, ostomies, catheters, and wound drains. A unique feature about this unit is the working relationship with the physicians. Several simulations have been completed including rapid response and code blue simulations and this unit is slated to do another simulation for complex behavior patients. 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
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
***PLEASE READ***APPLICATION PROCESS*** This posting is for all Graduate Nurse (Clinical Nurse Entry) positions for Fall 2019 nursing grads. A single application will allow you to select three separate nursing divisions of interest for which to be considered. Please note: options vary based on whether you are completing a B.S.N. or A.D.N. program. Units that have openings are limited. If selected for an interview, you will be most likely be contacted by email. Below is the link to our brief descriptions of the units/departments that do have openings. PLEASE REFER TO THIS LIST BEFORE APPLYING - AREAS OF INTEREST ARE LIMITED LIST OF CURRENT OPENINGS Responsibilities The Graduate 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. *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 Patient Rehab For Perioperative & Procedures and Inpatient Acute Patient Rehab , ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA 0 to 6 months experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: BSN Degree for Perioperative & Procedural Services BSN Degree for Inpatient Acute Patient Rehab
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Medical Assistant Float is responsible for assuring efficient flow of patients through the ambulatory 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 ambulatory care visit, performing limited procedures, scheduling diagnostic test or consults, maintaining patient clinic 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 radiology 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 insures 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 ambulatory 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 or GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or at least three years of Medical Assistant job experience BLS Certification Basic typing and word processing ability Preferred: Previous medical office experience
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Shawnee, 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. Responsibilities Accurately schedules radiology 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 Medical Assistant job experience BLS Certification Preferred Previous medical office experience
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
The ambulatory clinic professional registered nurse in our Medical Plaza Internal Medicine department has the authority, responsibility, and shift accountability for the delivery of nursing care using the nursing process. The Registered Nurse (RN) accepts accountability, applies competent clinical knowledge and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by health care providers to who care is delegated to achieve quality patient care outcomes. The RN also must possess the ability to assess and interpret patient data needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs. Responsibilities Provides direct patient care within the ambulatory setting, based on the nursing process and within role/scope of practice. Preforms preliminary assessment of patients through observation and chart review to facilitate appropriate follow-up with the healthcare team. Evaluates unstable or complex patient care situations and facilitates appropriate intervention. Implements appropriate clinical decisions and demonstrates appropriate use of expert peers and/or management as applicable. Accepts accountability and uses independent nursing judgment for care provided by self and by healthcare providers to who care delegated. Demonstrates the appropriate use of standards, effective use of resources and evaluation of patient response in the delivery of patient care. Identifies teach/learning needs of patient. Responsible for educational instruction to patients and families with health care needs. Evaluates effectiveness of patient and family teaching and makes documentation in patient’s charts. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Completes necessary forms (i.e. FMLA, DME, Home Health orders and obtains physicians signatures as appropriate *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED BLS Certification Registered nurse in the state (Kansas and/or Missouri) dependent upon work location required Read, write and speak English Ability to understand and speak English Basic typing and word processing ability required Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills Preferred: BSN
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Emergency Medical Services & Outreach Education Specialist is a registered nurse responsible for connecting the University of Kansas Health System, area Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers and referring facilities to meet key education, performance improvement and operational goals as related to EMS agencies and referral facilities. This position is an EMS liaison for the entire main campus of the hospital.The role is to be the primary contact for EMS operations such as communicating down-time of helipad or ambulance bay, providing patient follow up, reviewing cases for quality improvement and planning EMS recognition events. (among other duties) Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties and may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Organizes outreach, education and Emergency Medical Services initiatives for the health system. Works with Hospital Leadership, Marketing and Business Development to develop and grow hospital/EMS relationships to meet key marketing objectives. Responsible for performance improvement and quality review activities as they relate to EMS. Organizes quarterly PI/Case Review meetings with our primary referral services for select diagnoses. Monitors and reports on EMS and referral facility satisfaction through personal visitations, conferences, and other client contacts. Serves as a resource to directors/managers to identify processes that hinder the EMS provider's and referral facilities’ ability to use the University of Kansas Health System as their facility of choice. Develops and recommends improvement strategies based on EMS/referral facility needs and interest. Promotes the University of Kansas Health specialty capabilities and quality outcomes to EMS agencies and referral facility providers. Collaborates with ED manager/staff, Food Services, and Environmental Services to promote a functional and positive experience in the EMS room. Organizes and implements EMS Week and other EMS events for the facility. Provides support and direction for the University of Kansas Health System events requiring EMS support. Coordinates with ESO data management and transfer center regarding EMS and referral facility transport and admission information. Maintains EMS agencies’ and referral facilities’ contact database. Provides professional outreach education to referring facilities, pre-hospital providers and others. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff. Maintains current knowledge related to applicable statutes, regulations, guidelines and standards necessary to perform job duties in accordance with the requirements of the Corporate Compliance Plan. Complies with the requirements of the Code of Conduct, Corporate Compliance Plan and Compliance Policies and Procedures, including training requirements. Participates in compliance activities under the direction of the Department Manager and Corporate Compliance Officer. Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Minimum two (2) years clinical experience Prehospital clinical experience required
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
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. Responsibilities Creates initiatives to inspire and motivate others to perform their best, with a strong sense of accountability and ownership; looks for ways to foster improvement of team performance. Creates a working environment that cultivates and utilizes proactive actions, methods and opportunities. Earns trust from others and leverages organizational networks to learn critical information that impacts the organization. Proactively evaluates industry/hospital trends and developments to share external. perspectives (e.g., competitors, hospital news, etc.) and make organizational improvements. Delivers a clear, precise and effective message appropriate to the situation; and creates an atmosphere of open communication. Consistently delivers persuasive, high-impact messages in all situations; employs the best method to leave a positive impression across groups. Utilizes appropriate resources effectively and applies critical thinking to resolve arising issues across teams and difficult customer situations Draws upon a broad base of customer knowledge and experience to establish and sustain a culture that exceeds customer expectations. Proactively anticipates and resolves obstacles or bottle-necks to facilitate internal/cross-functional partnership. Encourages and actively supports employees to develop their full potential and talent by learning and growing from favorable and unfavorable experiences. Creates systems and processes to enable a culture of continuous feedback in the organization; serves as a role model in proactively coaching others to give and receive feedback. Identifies and grows future leaders; promotes frequent coaching and development planning for a proactive people development culture. Collaborates with other leaders to develop overarching, longer-term strategic goals. Effectively delegates activities, encourages stretch goals and drives the recognition of performance across the organization. *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 State of Kansas required Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing required Preferred: 2 years of clinical experience Professional Nursing Certification
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We currently have an opening for a Nursing Associate to work on a PRN basis. Responsibilities The Nursing Associate is an unlicensed staff member who is accountable to/completes delegated tasks from the RN in a caring and culturally sensitive manner with excellent customer service at all times. Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills related to delegated tasks. Provides basic nursing skills, including but not limited to: Vital signs and pulse oximetry; finger stick blood glucose; ADL’s; recording intake and output; collecting urine, phlebotomy, stool and sputum specimens; apply/remove compression hose; SCDs etc.; emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies; additional skills to meet unit needs. Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, percentage of meals eaten, etc. Maintains a neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment. Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk interventions as appropriate for high fall risk patients. This can include but is not limited to: hourly rounds; answering call lights in person, promptly for all patients on the unit. Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions, and isolation principles. Care for the patient in restraints; including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions. Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected result, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity or redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues. Must complete other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required: Currently enrolled in an accredited School of Nursing to obtain a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing; and has completed basic nursing skills class/lab with documentation of knowledge/competence of required basic skills BLS Certification
Jul 22, 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
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We currently have an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse. 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
Jul 22, 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. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately schedules radiology 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 Required: High School Diploma/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of Medical Assistant related job experience BLS Certification
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Westwood, KS 66205, 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. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately schedules radiology 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 Required: High School Diploma/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of Medical Assistant related job experience BLS Certification
Jul 22, 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. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately schedules radiology 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 Required: High School Diploma/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of Medical Assistant related job experience BLS Certification
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Westwood, KS 66205, 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. Responsibilities Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Accurately schedules radiology 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 Required: High School Diploma/GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR At least 3 years of Medical Assistant related job experience BLS Certification
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Shawnee, KS, USA
The Ambulatory Clinic LPN provides nursing care to patients in the clinic setting, performing to their highest level of training, and carries out specific tasks according to licensure and competencies for the target patient population. 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 or GED BLS Certification Licensed Practical Nurse in the state dependent upon work location 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: Previous medical office experience
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Medical Assistant Float is responsible for assuring efficient flow of patients through the ambulatory 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 ambulatory care visit, performing limited procedures, scheduling diagnostic test or consults, maintaining patient clinic 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 radiology 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 insures 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 ambulatory 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 or GED Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant Program or at least three years of Medical Assistant job experience BLS Certification Basic typing and word processing ability Preferred: Previous medical office experience
Jul 22, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Clinical Nurse Coordinator Cardiology is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert who provides ethical, evidence-based, safe and compassionate nursing care. Has expertise in one or more specialty area. The Ambulatory Nurse 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 Heart Rhythm Management nurse facilitates optimal care by monitoring and optimizing patient care through monitoring of device diagnostics and function. They also manage and optimally program implantable cardiac devices to improve quality of life and decrease re-hospitalizations in the heart failure patient population. Responsibilities Acts as a patient advocate in developing a plan of care that respects the patient’s culture and values, individual needs, health goals and treatment preferences. Coordinates a multidisciplinary, collaborative healthcare team in the management of acute and chronic cardiovascular diseases. Demonstrates commitment to patient safety by identifying and addressing safety issues and changing nurse practices to enhance safety. Facilitates continuity of care using the nursing process across the care continuum. Facilitates patient care services by managing and individualizing care for patients and their families Implements and evaluates evidence-based nursing interventions to improve patient outcomes. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. Provides critical reasoning and astute clinical judgment to expedite appropriate care and treatment of patients with complex problems or potentially life threatening conditions. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED Registered Nurse in Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work loaction) required BLS certification ACLS certification IV therapy skills Preferred: BSN Degree preferred Minimum of two years’ cardiology nursing experience preferred
Jul 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Clinical Nurse Coordinator Cardiology is a licensed registered professional nurse who is a clinical expert who provides ethical, evidence-based, safe and compassionate nursing care. Has expertise in one or more specialty area. The Ambulatory Nurse 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 Heart Rhythm Management nurse facilitates optimal care by monitoring and optimizing patient care through monitoring of device diagnostics and function. They also manage and optimally program implantable cardiac devices to improve quality of life and decrease re-hospitalizations in the heart failure patient population. Responsibilities Acts as a patient advocate in developing a plan of care that respects the patient’s culture and values, individual needs, health goals and treatment preferences. Coordinates a multidisciplinary, collaborative healthcare team in the management of acute and chronic cardiovascular diseases. Demonstrates commitment to patient safety by identifying and addressing safety issues and changing nurse practices to enhance safety. Facilitates continuity of care using the nursing process across the care continuum. Facilitates patient care services by managing and individualizing care for patients and their families Implements and evaluates evidence-based nursing interventions to improve patient outcomes. Participates in own professional development by maintaining required competencies, identifying learning needs and seeking appropriate assistance or educational offerings. Provides critical reasoning and astute clinical judgment to expedite appropriate care and treatment of patients with complex problems or potentially life threatening conditions. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High School Diploma or GED Registered Nurse in Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work loaction) required BLS certification ACLS certification IV therapy skills Preferred: BSN Degree preferred Minimum of two years’ cardiology nursing experience preferred
Jul 12, 2019
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We currently have an opening for a Nursing Associate to work on a PRN basis for the Medicine ICU. Medical Intensive Care The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) serves and admits the critical care adult population under the Pulmonary Critical Care service. We are a fourteen bed unit where our experienced and knowledgeable staff thrives on providing care for patients with complex medical conditions and multi-system disease processes, such as: liver failure, severe sepsis and septic shock, renal failure, pulmonary hypertension (PH), acute/chronic respiratory failures/failure-to-wean, diabetic keto-acidosis , drug overdose/toxicity, hematology-oncology, critically ill obstetric patient (OB), and cystic fibrosis (CF). The MICU is a closed unit, where only the Pulmonary Critical Care providers have admitting privileges to the unit and manage patient care with consulting services. We also admit patients via the Rapid Response Team (RRT) and Code Blue Team and the transfer center. Patients transfer in when the care needed exceeds community hospital resources, or the patient needs care that we specialize in. Responsibilities The Nursing Associate is an unlicensed staff member who is accountable to/completes delegated tasks from the RN in a caring and culturally sensitive manner with excellent customer service at all times. Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills related to delegated tasks. Provides basic nursing skills, including but not limited to: Vital signs and pulse oximetry; finger stick blood glucose; ADL’s; recording intake and output; collecting urine, phlebotomy, stool and sputum specimens; apply/remove compression hose; SCDs etc.; emptying drains, urinary catheters, NG tubes, and ostomies; additional skills to meet unit needs. Documents in O2 all tasks, I&O, percentage of meals eaten, etc. Maintains a neat, clutter free and clean patient room and work environment. Maintains a safe patient environment to include High Fall Risk interventions as appropriate for high fall risk patients. This can include but is not limited to: hourly rounds; answering call lights in person, promptly for all patients on the unit. Demonstrates proper hand hygiene, standard precautions, and isolation principles. Care for the patient in restraints; including ROM and fluids/toileting; reorienting confused patients; reinforcement of patient/family education regarding fall and safety precautions. Promptly notifies the RN of change in vital signs from baseline or expected result, change in mental status or condition, any breakdown in skin integrity or redness of skin, patient report of pain, any other patient needs, concerns or issues. Must complete other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required: Currently enrolled in an accredited School of Nursing to obtain a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing; and has completed basic nursing skills class/lab with documentation of knowledge/competence of required basic skills BLS Certification
Jul 12, 2019