Feb 16, 2024

Clinical Nurse - (Registered Nurse/RN) CA5 Neuroscience & ENT ICU, Weekend Premium

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

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-25463 Position Title Clinical Nurse - (Registered Nurse/RN) CA5 Neuroscience & ENT ICU, Weekend Premium Bell Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: Weekend Premium, Part-time or full-time Day Shift Earn more just by working weekends! Nurses in our Premium Paid Weekend Shift Program earn an hourly bonus on top of their base rate. We currently have an opening for Clinical Nurse I for a full time day shift weekend option. 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 We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package. Patients who are critically ill with neurological, neurosurgical, and head & neck (ENT) surgery receive expert care from our CA5 ICU team. Patients in this unit have conditions such as acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, brain tumors, intracranial aneurysms, neuroinfectious diseases, neuromuscular diseases, status epilepticus, and head and neck cancers. Because we have a Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Center, our physicians, nurses, and other specialists are trained to recognize and treat stroke symptoms and provide immediate help, improving outcomes for stroke patients. Nurses manage patients with external ventricular drains (EVD), ICP monitoring, invasive lines and drains, and routinely recover patients from our operating rooms, that need our expert Neuro and ENT care. Nurses may also be trained to be part of the acute stroke response team (ASRT), with additional training, once they are an established team member. The Clinical Nurse I 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. 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: Job Requisition ID: R-25463 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.