Feb 16, 2024

Clinical Nurse - Internal Medicine/Hematology

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

Job Description

locations Kansas City, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago job requisition id R-2960 Position Title Clinical Nurse - Internal Medicine/Hematology Days - Full Time, Days - Part Time, Evenings - Part Time, Nights - Full Time, Varies - PRN Bell Hospital Position Summary / Career Interest: Unit:CA8-Internal Medicine Shift: Days/Nights As part of the region’s premier academic medical center, The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas is a world-class healthcare provider and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We are driven by our commitment to service, continuous improvement and to the highest degree of excellence. Collaboration between physicians, nurses, researchers, educators, and other professionals who share their expertise leads to exciting discoveries and life-changing treatments for the people we serve. Patients receive the newest treatment options available at our National Cancer Institute designated program and may be enrolled in cancer treatment trials. This 16-bed progressive care unit cares for patients with various diagnoses. We often see patients being admitted for sepsis, chronic wound care, psychosocial behaviors, complications or side effects of treatment/therapy, bleeding, respiratory complications, goals of care conversations, and so much more. Patient care is a collaborated approach with our multi-disciplinary and consultation teams. Our unit shares space with the ICU which allows for a close working relation with our ICU partners. We are a patient centered team with an extreme compassion to support and advocate for our patients. Our unit has allowed us to provide individualized care to our patients and their caregivers with the installment of new medical equipment and amenities. Given the size of our unit and the patient population we serve, we are given the opportunity for new learning experiences that will provide personal growth within our nursing profession. 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. Positions available include: 7am-7pm and 7pm-7am; part-time and full-time positions 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-2960 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.