Dec 16, 2019

PRN Registered Nurse

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA

Job Description

We currently have an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse on our Inpatient Pediatrics unit.

Pediatric nurses are dedicated to providing a high level of care and comfort to their patients. They care for infants, children and adolescents of all ages who have a variety of medical and surgical conditions. The Pediatric Unit features a play room and a special family room that offers a private place for families to eat, watch TV, shower and have visitors. Our child life specialist shares toys, books, movies, and video and board games to help children feel more at home. A music therapist is also involved in the multidisciplinary care of patients. An education specialist teaches children who have longer hospital stays. The unit has extra security, although parents have 24-hour access and are encouraged to spend the night.

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.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • BLS Certification
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • Minimum one year of experience as a Registered Nurse
  • Ability to understand and speak English
  • Ability to read and write English