Feb 28, 2024

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) Weekend Premium - Internal Medicine/General Surgery/Trauma

  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
General Nursing Surgery

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-17038 Position Title Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) Weekend Premium - Internal Medicine/General Surgery/Trauma Weekend Nights - Full Time Bell Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: Earn more just by working weekends! Nurses in our Premium Paid Weekend Shift Program earn an hourly bonus on top of their base rate. 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. This 28-bed unit specializes in the complex care of general surgery patients and those in trauma – often from motor vehicle accidents, falls, and violence. Acute surgery provides treatment for emergent hernia repairs, small bowel obstructions, and other diagnoses that require immediate surgical intervention. Because of our diverse patient population, our nurses build their foundational nursing skills every day. Our large variety of patients makes for a great unit to be exposed to a lot of different interventions and treatments. Patient safety and exceptional patient care are what we provide to our patients and their family members. Couple this great patient population with a welcoming, supportive, resourceful, positive, and fun team- and this is the unit for you! 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. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required: Associate's Degree in Nursing For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA Registered Nurse in State of Kansas or compact license BLS Certification or obtained within 14 days of hire Registered Nurse in State of Kansas or compact license 6 months to 2 years' experience as a Clinical Nurse Preferred: BSN Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-17038 We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.