Feb 16, 2024

Labor and Delivery RN (Nights; Full-Time, Great Bend Campus)

  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • Great Bend, KS 67530, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

locations Great Bend, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 3 Days Ago job requisition id R-1623 Position Title Labor and Delivery RN (Nights; Full-Time, Great Bend Campus) Great Bend Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice.   Responsibilities: Demonstrates applied knowledge base in areas of patient care, pain assessment and actions of pharmaceuticals and anesthetic agents, laboratory values, safety and legal issues and all emergency equipment. Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department as outlines in the unit orientation checklist Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychologic and cognitive status. Formulates a goal directed plan of care, which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes. Implements care in a knowledgeable, skilled, consistent manner in reaching the desired patient outcomes through nursing processes. Establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available center resources of time, personnel, equipment and supplies. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Performs documentation on the floor and in the patient record, in a timely, accurate and concise manner. Reviews and carries out physician orders in an appropriate professional manner. Performs efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons and documenting events. Follows organizational policies & procedures in providing safe patient care. Attends all mandatory in services and participates in staff meetings. Performs other duties as assigned / required.    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. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required: Requirements GB Labor and Delivery Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required. Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases. Current RN licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing. ACLS Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) within six months. Fetal Heart Monitoring (FHM) within one year of employment PALS within 6 months of employment.  BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.   Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-1623 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.