Feb 16, 2024

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN) - Unit 46 Internal Medicine/Telemetry Unit-

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

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-12357 Position Title Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN) - Unit 46 Internal Medicine/Telemetry Unit- Varies Bell Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: Unit 46: Internal Medicine, Telemetry unit at The University of Kansas Health System. This unit will care for a diverse patient population with a variety of medical conditions. Patient populations include, but are not limited to, diabetes, hypertension, heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure, respiratory failure, COPD, asthma, GI bleeds, electrolyte imbalances, sepsis, and conditions requiring telemetry observation. We focus on employee development, engagement, teamwork and high-quality patient care. Shared governance and transformational leadership will also be focal points and there will be opportunity for growth. Come join the team!! 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: 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-12357 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.