The University of Kansas Hospital

       

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

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

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

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

The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are hiring a CNC in our Diabetes Education clinic. 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
Mar 26, 2020
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
Mar 26, 2020
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
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are hiring a PRN Nurse Coordinator to work in our Advanced Heart Failire Clinic. 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 session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care. Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals. Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services. Support patient self-management of disease. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry. Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintains patient confidentiality. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required : High School Diploma or GED Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Employees in this title on July 1, 2018 are required to have a BSN within 5 years) BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location) required 2 years of RN experience Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills Preferred : Previous medical office experience
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, MO, USA
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 session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care. Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals. Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services. Support patient self-management of disease. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry. Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintains patient confidentiality. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required : High School Diploma or GED Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Employees in this title on July 1, 2018 are required to have a BSN within 5 years) BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location) required 2 years of RN experience Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills Preferred : Previous medical office experience
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
We are hiring an Ambulatory Clinic RN Care Coordinator (Device) for our Overland Park Cardiology Clinic. This Nurse will work with our Heart Rhythm Management team in the clinic. 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 session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care. Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals. Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services. Support patient self-management of disease. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry. Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintains patient confidentiality. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required : High School Diploma or GED Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Employees in this title on July 1, 2018 are required to have a BSN within 5 years) BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location) required 2 years of RN experience Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills Preferred : Previous medical office experience
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are hiring a Nurse Coordinator for our Cardiology clinic! 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 session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care. Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals. Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services. Support patient self-management of disease. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry. Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintains patient confidentiality. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required : High School Diploma or GED Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Employees in this title on July 1, 2018 are required to have a BSN within 5 years) BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location) required 2 years of RN experience Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills Preferred : Previous medical office experience
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are hiring a Nurse Coordinator to work in our Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Clinic. 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 session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care. Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals. Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services. Support patient self-management of disease. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry. Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintains patient confidentiality. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required : High School Diploma or GED Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Employees in this title on July 1, 2018 are required to have a BSN within 5 years) BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location) required 2 years of RN experience Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills Preferred : Previous medical office experience
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) on our Orthopedics Unit. Unit 43-Orthopedics Unit 43 is a 28 bed orthopedic unit that provides care for orthopedic patients of various complexity. Our unit has a team oriented culture that provides great support for the staff who work here and is known across the organization for being friendly, responsive, and helpful. Nurses gain a wealth of knowledge and technical skills in managing complex patients that have just undergone various orthopedic surgeries. Our specialties include total joint, ortho spine, and ortho trauma. In addition to our orthopedic population, nurses have the opportunity to care for general surgery, trauma, hematology, and medicine populations as those needs arise. We are also one of the units trained to care for patients treated with radioactive iodine. Because of the complexity of our orthopedic patients combined with the additional patient populations we serve, nurses on this unit gain a broad medical surgical knowledge base while becoming experts in orthopedics! The University of Kansas Health System is the region’s premier academic medical center recognized for quality by: U.S. News & World Report ranks The University of Kansas Hospital as the best in Kansas City and in Kansas The hospital is the first in Kansas to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence and one of few to earn it 3 consecutive times. Our health system ranks 5th among 99 academic medical centers, earning Vizient’s 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award Responsibilities Essential Functions The Clinical 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 or compact state licensure Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or higher for less than 2 years of RN experience Associate's Degree in Nursing accepted with 2 or more years of RN experience. For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA. Preferred: BSN Degree
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Obstetrics Surgical Technician Certified functions as an unlicensed assistant to the RN. Demonstrates collaborative interaction with health team members to meet immediate and specific patient needs including hands-on patient care and surgical support. We currently have an opening for part time nights. Labor & Delivery This expert, patient-focused team helps mothers-to-be through every step of the birth process by offering support and comfort. Our Labor and Delivery area has the latest electronic fetal monitoring equipment with central display for easy, constant observation. An operating suite for Cesarean sections is just a few steps away. Responsibilities As an employee, we will validate his/her competency with the following techniques: Hand washing, vital signs, glucose meter, escorting patients to triage room, applying aqua-thermia pad, applying nasal cannula/oxygen mask, applying ice bag, making beds, preparing delivery rooms, performs selected clerical duties, stocking OR and patient rooms, computer skills, take specimens to lab if applicable, positioning the patient, transporting with oxygen tank, urine sample collection, scrub for procedures in OR, assist with transfer of patients, assist with discharge of patients, assist with procedures requiring sterile technique, transport babies to full term nursery. Attends conferences, in service programs, and meetings as scheduled. Demonstrates ability to follow directions and contributes to problem solving and conflict resolution in day to day situations. Interacts in a courteous, customer focused manner. Accepts delegation and works as a contributing team member. The RN is responsible for coordinating all care and outcomes. Demonstrates ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently for each patient. Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills at the time of hire and annually. Demonstrates the psychomotor and manual dexterity needed to perform selected DON and area specific standards. Participates with the unit team in implementing supportive strategies for cost containment. Performs OR procedures following department standards: A) Maintenance of sepsis;B) Positioning; C) Prepping and draping; D) Needle Count; E) Instrument Count; F) Sponge Count; G) Specimen Care; H) Dressing Application Prepares instruments and supplies for sterilization; cleans and decontaminates instruments; assists in cleaning/preparing OR suite for cases. Provides appropriate instrumentation to surgeon during case and performs skills using appropriate techniques and equipment. Provides psychological and physical comfort measures to the patient; identifies changes in condition and immediately reports to the RN/charge nurse/unit coordinator including patient safety concerns. Secondary responsibilities include: A) Performs purposeful data collection; uses electronic record appropriately; B) Participates in department/hospital committee; C) Participates in new product and procedure evaluation. **Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and/or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: High school diploma or equivalent required Certification or degree completion from Surgical Technician Program Obstetrics Technicians without certification hired before January 31, 2008 are grandfathered BLS Certification
Mar 26, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We currently have openings for Nursing Associates to work on the following units on a PRN basis (two shift per month requirement). Please see more information regarding each unit below. This posting is for Nursing Associates for the following units: Unit 15 Med Tele/Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit 43 Orthopedics Unit 45 Med Telemetry Unit 46 Med PCU Unit 51 Trauma, General Surgery and Plastics Unit 62 Med PCU Unit 64 Renal and Organ Transplant Unit 66 Med PCU/Pulmonary Hypertension Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Float Pool Unit 15 Medical Telemetry/Adult Cystic Fibrosis This medical-surgical inpatient unit sees a variety of diagnoses, but specializes in the care of adult patients with Cystic Fibrosis. The majority of our patients are in need of antibiotic therapy, respiratory management, pain management, and the organization of home health services after discharge. Unit 43 Orthopedics This unit specializes in the care of orthopedic patients. Nurses will gain a wealth of knowledge and technical skills in managing a complex set of patients that have just undergone various orthopedic surgeries. Our specialty within the specialty is total joint replacement. We take great care of total joint replacement patients throughout the continuum of their care episode. Orthopedic patients often have many other complex health problems as well, providing the nurses with an opportunity to gain increasing medical-surgical knowledge and skill. Nurses on Unit 43 quickly become pain management, positioning and mobility experts. Unit 45 Medical Telemetry This fast paced 26 bed medical telemetry unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a variety of medical conditions including renal failure, liver failure, respiratory complications, infections and many other diagnoses that may require continuous cardiac monitoring. Our nurses have the opportunity to work with a variety of physician services in the hospital, and through this, develop the expertise to care for our diverse population. Unit 46 Medical Progressive Care This is a 36 bed medical telemetry unit that specializes in caring for patients with a wide array of diagnoses requiring cardiac monitoring and IV medications/infusions. Our nurses are engaged with leading edged therapies used to treat unique conditions in a fast-paced, high acuity environment. Our nurses have the opportunity to work with a variety of physician services in the hospital and through this develop the expertise to care for our diverse population. Unit 51 Trauma, General Surgery and Plastics The Unit 51 nursing staff collaborate with trauma, general, and plastic surgery teams to provide high quality care to complex medical-surgical patients on this 27 bed unit. The nursing staff use technology, such as telemetry, and have a wealth of resources to provide the most technically advanced care to the patient population served on this unit. Trauma patients receive care for injuries sustained in motor vehicle crashes and falls, as well as injuries related to personal violence. General surgery patients encompasses a wide variety of laparoscopic and open abdomen and bowel procedures. Plastics patients include those in need of complex wound care and wound reconstruction. Unit 62 Medical Progressive Care This 22 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a variety of medical conditions on continuous cardiac monitoring. Specialized rooms on the unit allow the team to care for pediatric patient radiation therapy as well as trial study patients need radiation therapy. Unit 62 is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members. This unit is the model unit for advancing best practices in patient care and supporting spread of the established processes to other inpatient units. The participants on this team have the opportunity to be involved in the development of these best practices and provide real time input. The unit uses the latest technology and procedures to provide innovative and compassionate care. Unit 64 Renal Progressive Care and Organ Transplant Nurses on this 24 bed unit provide compassionate and comprehensive care to critically ill patients throughout all phases of the organ transplant continuum. As a member of the transplant care team, nurses provide specialized care to patients who are awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant as well as those recovering from organ transplant surgery. The Center for Transplant at The University of Kansas Hospital is the largest and most successful transplant program in the region. Nurses on Unit 64 have the opportunity to work as a vital member of a nationally recognized program specializing in the care of liver, kidney and pancreas transplant patients. Unit 66 Medical Progressive Care/Pulmonary Hypertension Unit 66 is a fast paced 22 bed inpatient unit which utilizes telemetry monitoring for a wide range of patient populations while still providing specialized nursing care. This unit supports expanded monitoring capabilities in Progressive Care beds so that high risk patients can safely transition from the intensive care unit. Unit 66 also plays a lead role in supporting the region's only Primary Pulmonary Hypertension program with expert nursing care that can only be found here at KU. Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit Adult patients of all ages rely on Rehabilitation Medicine to help them recover from debilitating injuries and illnesses and learn to care for themselves using adaptive techniques and equipment. Our goal is to help patients return back to home, the community and work. Our staff cares for patients with brain and spinal cord injuries, neurological diseases, multiple trauma, complex burns, organ transplants, cancer, pulmonary, cardiac, and renal conditions, as well as patients with debility recovering from complex medical and surgical conditions. The Rehab Unit is housed in a four-story facility on the southwest corner of 39th Street and Rainbow Boulevard. The facility's second floor offers space for the hospital's Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Facility and also offers patients and staff improved environment, services and equipment. The facility offers a wide range of patient amenities, including a large gym, large showers in each room to accommodate shower benches and shower-chairs, and a kitchen and laundry to help patients prepare for self-care at home. It also offers home-like features, such as a family lounge, sleeper couches in patient rooms, and a dining room where patients can dine as a group. Float Pool Unit Our Float Pool provides nurses for units that require additional resources in caring for patients. A staffing coordinator makes assignments based on each nurse’s skills and interests. The Float Pool offers an excellent opportunity to work in different nursing specialties and selects the area that’s right for you. Responsibilities The Nursing Associate is an unlicensed staff member who is accountable to and 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
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) on our Nursing Float Pool. Day, night and weekend shift options potentially available! Nursing Float Pool The Float Pool offers an exciting opportunity to work in a wide variety of nursing specialties and units throughout the hospital. This flexible and dynamic team deploys to various units based on real time staffing needs house wide. After gaining experience and building relationships on a variety of units, you will have the opportunity to cross-train to more specialized units if you are interested in broadening your skillset. This is an excellent opportunity for the individual wanting to see and learn it all. If you are positive, flexible person who is excited by variety, a fast-paced environment, and the opportunity to broaden your clinical experience, then we look forward to talking to you. The University of Kansas Health System is the region’s premier academic medical center recognized for quality by: U.S. News & World Report ranks The University of Kansas Hospital as the best in Kansas City and in Kansas The hospital is the first in Kansas to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence and one of few to earn it 3 consecutive times. Our health system ranks 5th among 99 academic medical centers, earning Vizient’s 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award Responsibilities Essential Functions The Clinical 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 or compact state licensure Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or higher for less than 2 years of RN experience Associate's Degree in Nursing accepted with 2 or more years of RN experience. For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA. Preferred: BSN Degree
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Overland Park, KS, USA
Responsibilities Qualifications
Mar 19, 2020
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
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
Are you interested in making a positive impact in the lives of others? Do you believe in a mission to provide efficient, value added, patient-centered care that is second to none? Do you value excellence, compassion, diversity, integrity, and evidence based decision making? Our growing and innovative Behavioral Health unit is calling for you! As a Behavioral Health RN at our KVC Campus, you will belong to a team of healthcare professionals who excel in caring for individuals with a mental illness and/or experiencing behavioral challenges. Our Behavioral Health Nurses ensure that our clients receive the best clinical care and patient satisfaction. We provide compassionate and specialized care to each of our patients that come through our doors. The schedules are flexible and weekend premium positions are available. There are lots of growth and development opportunities as our behavioral health units continue to expand. We hope you make the best decision in choosing the #1 Best Hospital in Kansas City to be your home! Responsibilities Work closely as a partner on the medical staff team to ensure the very best care is given to our patients. Assess and monitor the administration and documentation of all medications, processing doctor’s orders and working closely with the pharmacy. May conduct assessments and assess for medical emergencies and consult with appropriate staff regarding appropriate treatment. From time to time, you may facilitate scheduling of medical, dental, and eye appointments and ensure those needs are met. Ensure all patient charts and related documentation is maintained, current, and relevant at all times. Oversee the lab clinic. Qualifications Associates degree or higher in Nursing; BSN preferred or must complete BSN within five years of hire At least one year of relevant experience RN License in state of practice with CPR Certification Certified in behavior management techniques Knowledge and understanding of physician desk reference guide Read, write and speak English Computer literate and proficient in various computer programs Knowledge of accreditation standards
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Ambulatory Clinic Healthcare Associate is responsible for assuring 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; 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. 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: Enrolled in an accredited school of nursing having completed fundamentals OR a Bachelor’s degree in a health care or science related field BLS Certification Preferred: Previous medical office experience
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. The Radiology Nurse carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population and coordinates care delivery through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds appropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing ACLS required within one year of hire BLS Certification PALS required within one year of hire Registered Nurse in State of Kansas 1+ years’ experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: CCRN CEN CRN TNCC
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Fairway, KS 66205, USA
We are hiring a Nurse Manager for our Clinical Research Center in Fairway, KS. The NM 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. Responsibilities Achieve business and organization goals, visions and objectives. Administer corrective action to employees not meeting requirements of their jobs. Analyzing, reporting, giving recommendations and developing strategies on how to improve quality and satisfaction. Create a unit budget and manage to this by monitoring staffing, supplies, travel, equipment, volume, revenue, charges, education, and food. Identifying problems, providing solutions and courses of actions. Interact in a positive, professional manner with evidence of conflict resolution skills. Maintain a presence on the unit. Primary involvement in employee selection, career development, succession planning and periodic training. Role Model professional nursing practice through collaboration with staff, leadership, patients, families and physicians. Serve as a mentor for staff developing into leadership roles Supervise and manage the overall performance and technical competencies of staff in his/her department. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required : High school diploma or equivalent required Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing required BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas required Preferred : Professional Nursing Certification preferred Minimum of 2 years of management experience preferred
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We are hiring a Nurse Coordinator to work in our Liver Treatment Clinic! 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 session have been completed and the physician has been notified of the results. Responsibilities Responsible for management of patient flow, triage, and direct patient care. Liaison of communication between front desk staff, nursing staff, physicians, and clinic manager Manage the care of the patient population by developing expected patient outcomes, defining appropriate resource utilization, and working with the provider to set patient goals. Provide nursing support/coordination to the practice to optimize patient outcomes and to improve patient’s quality of life through clinical and educational programs and/or support services. Support patient self-management of disease. Coordinate continuity of patient care with patients and families following hospital admission, discharge, and ER visits. Manage high risk patient care, including management of patients with multiple co-morbidities or high risk for readmission to a hospital setting, including a registry. Develop relationships with patients and competently uses assessment skills to identify physical, psychosocial, financial, and environmental health care needs of the patient. Educate the patient and appropriate ancillary personnel about the health care needs, safety issues and benefits which include patient education. Utilize available electronic tools, such as EMR, to efficiently document assessments, clinical finds, plans of treatment and progress toward goals. Observes, records and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians. Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness. Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Records tests and examination results and then follows up with patient. Posts tests and examination results. Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Maintains patient confidentiality. In providing patient care, document using EMR to maintain and/or develop patient records in compliance with practice standards Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required : High School Diploma or GED Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Employees in this title on July 1, 2018 are required to have a BSN within 5 years) BLS Certification Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location) required 2 years of RN experience Basic typing and word processing ability Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills Preferred : Previous medical office experience
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
We currently have an opening for an Integrated Nursing Case Manager. Responsibilities 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. Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Registered Nurse in State of Kansas Minimum two (2) years clinical experience Preferred: Minimum two (2) years clinical experience in health care setting
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Liberty, MO, USA
The Ambulatory Clinic Healthcare Associate is responsible for assuring 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; 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. 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: Enrolled in an accredited school of nursing having completed fundamentals OR a Bachelor’s degree in a health care or science related field BLS Certification Preferred: Previous medical office experience
Mar 19, 2020
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
Mar 19, 2020
The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS, USA
The Interventional Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. We are looking for nurses who pride themselves on providing exceptional patient care, autonomous practice and teamwork. We are seeking nurses who are energized and eager to work with cutting edge technologies and procedures. To be successful in this role you will need to be confident, independent, and a team oriented nurse. Our IR team is one of the largest in the country and sees more than 65 patients a day of all ages, which puts us in the top 1 percent of all academic hospitals. We provide treatments not available anywhere else in the region. Our highly skilled team works with advanced imaging technologies to target and treat complex conditions and perform minimally invasive procedures. Responsibilities Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit. Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up. Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds app ropriately to emergencies. Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills. Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.). Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals. Participates in department quality improvement efforts. Under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy. *Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department. *Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required. Qualifications Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Kansas Registered Nurse license BLS certification required upon hire 2 years’ experience as a clinical nurse ACLS and PALS certification required within one year of hire Preferred : CCRN, CEN, CRN, TNCC certifications
Mar 19, 2020
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
Mar 19, 2020