Feb 16, 2024

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN) - Unit 51 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-6773 Position Title Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN) - Unit 51 General Surgery/Trauma Bell Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: Full-time, part-time and PRN shifts available. Vareity of days and night options available. 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. Unit 51 nursing staff collaborate with trauma, general, and plastic surgery teams in order 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 encompass include a wide variety of laparoscopic and open abdomen and bowel procedures. Plastics patients include those in need of complex wound care and wound reconstruction. 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-6773 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.