We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) on our CA5 ICU - Neuroscience, ENT, and Medical Oncology
Cambridge 5 Neuro ICU, ENT and Medical Oncology.
The Cambridge 5 ICU - Neuro ICU, ENT, and Medical Oncology- at The University of Kansas Health system is a beautiful 28-bed state-of-the-art intensive care unit providing care to patients with a variety of Neurologic, Head and Neck, and Surgical Oncology disorders requiring intensive monitoring and treatment. Currently, the unit serves several full-time Neurosurgeons and Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgeons. In addition, our physician team includes 24/7 Neuro-Intensivists, Anesthesia-Intensivists, and Pulmonary Critical Care specialists for critical care patient management.
Some examples of the types of patient we care for include:
Technology utilized in the CA5 ICU includes intracranial pressure monitoring (both intraparenchymal and intraventricular), Phillips cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring systems, Pupillometry, intracranial electrode seizure monitoring with advanced seizure detection equipment, and much more! Nurses with specialized training from the CA5 ICU staff the Acute Stroke Response Team and play an integral role in treatment of this medical emergency! Additionally, nurses from CA5 ICU are part of our Rapid Response and Code Blue team in the Cambridge tower. Nurses and care team members are integral to unit decision-making, nursing practice, and many are involved in Health System committees.
The University of Kansas Health System is the region’s premier academic medical center recognized for quality by:
*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.