Feb 28, 2024

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN) - Mother Baby Unit

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

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS posted on Posted Today job requisition id R-140 Position Title Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse/RN) - Mother Baby Unit Nights - Full Time Bell Hospital Position Summary / Career Interest: We are currently hiring a Clinical Nurse who will provide 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. Unit 56 or the Mother Baby Unit, consists of 29 beds and cares for patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. We care for healthy term newborns, mother baby couplets, high risk antepartum patients and benign gynecology patients. Our patients receive care from a compassionate and highly skilled nursing and interdisciplinary team in a fast paced environment. We strive to make each birth a special experience for our families as they have been preparing for this event for many long months.  As an academic medical center, we are a referral center for patients needing a higher level and more specialized type of care from across the state, region and country. We work closely with our interdisciplinary team members who include medical residents & attending physicians from the Obstetrics, Family Medicine & Pediatric departments, Advanced Practice Nurses (CNS, NP, CRNA, CNM), Social Workers, Nursing Case Managers, Lactation Consultants, Chaplains and many other specialties.  We are located adjacent to the Labor & Delivery and level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) in order to provide seamless care across the birth continuum. This makes our setting a place for you to learn, develop nursing expertise and shape your nursing career for the future. Every day is a learning opportunity for our staff.  We are a Baby Friendly recognized hospital and provide evidence based maternity care and feeding support for our patients. We promote skin to skin contact with baby immediately after birth and 24 hour rooming in throughout  a family’s stay.  As one of our team members, you will have the opportunity to nurture and teach young families, mentor and precept students (medical students, nursing students, paramedic students and others), learn about complex disease processes and share your dedication and compassion with our patients and families.  The unit has openings for night shift at this time. 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-140 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.