Feb 28, 2024

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN)- Unit 43 Orthopedics

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

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-8930 Position Title Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN)- Unit 43 Orthopedics Bell Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: Full-time night and day shifts available. PRN position also available working variety of shift options. This unit specializes in the care of orthopedic patients. Nurses will gain a wealth of knowledge and technical skills in managing a complex set of patients that have just undergone various orthopedic surgeries. Our specialty within the specialty is total joint replacement. We take great care of total joint replacement patient throughout the continuum of their care episode. The Orthopedic patients often have many other complex health problems as well, providing the nurses with an opportunity to gain increasing medical-surgical knowledge and skill. Nurses on Unit 43 quickly become pain management, positioning and mobility experts 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-8930 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.