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 Hematology/BMT unit.

Unit 41 Blood & Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT)

This 20-bed protective environment unit cares for patients in our nationally accredited blood and marrow transplant program. Patients on this unit experience longer stays during their preparative chemotherapy regimens, transplant processes and post-transplant care. These patients often experience prolonged neutropenia and require complex nursing care to ensure optimal outcomes. Nurses are responsible for primary care of stem cell transplant patients, including administration of preparative chemotherapy regimens, infusion of stem cell transplants and administration of supportive intravenous and blood product therapies during the engraftment period.

Unit 42 Hematology/BMT

This 29-bed unit specializes in the treatment of malignant hematology patients. Newly diagnosed oncology patients receive the latest treatment options available. Patients receive multi-agent chemotherapy, blood products, antifungals, antibiotics and antivirals. Three of the rooms on this unit are dedicated to palliative care.

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