Dec 16, 2019

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) - Weekend Premium

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

Job Description

Earn more just by working weekends!

Nurses in our Premium Paid Weekend Shift Program earn an hourly bonus on top of their base rate.

We currently have an opening for Clinical Nurse on our Hematology/BMT (Oncology) unit for a FULL TIME DAYSHIFT weekend premium (weekends at the bonus rate; additional day during the week at regular pay)

We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

HEMATOLOGY/BLOOD & MARROW TRANSPLANT

Unit 41 Hematological Malignancies/ Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Cellular Therapy

This 20-bed protective environment unit specializes in the care of patients in our nationally accredited blood and marrow transplant and cellular therapy program. Newly diagnosed patients receive the latest treatment options available in our National Cancer Institute designated cancer program. These patients often experience longer hospital stays due to complex chemotherapy regimens, prolonged neutropenia and supportive care therapies including intravenous medications, electrolyte replacements and blood products. Specialized nursing care is required to ensure optimal outcomes and our team is able to develop strong relationships with our patients over the course of their treatment.

Unit 42 Hematological Malignancies/ Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Cellular Therapy

This 29-bed unit specializes in the treatment of malignant hematology, blood and marrow transplant patients. Newly diagnosed patients receive the latest treatment options available in our National Cancer Institute designated cancer program. These patients experience complex chemotherapy regimens, prolonged neutropenia and supportive care therapies including intravenous medications, electrolyte replacements and blood products. Specialized nursing care is required to ensure optimal outcomes and our team is able to develop strong relationships with our patients over the course of their treatment. Three of the rooms on this unit are dedicated to palliative care.

Responsibilities

  • The Clinical Nurse I 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.

*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:

  • AHA BLS Certification
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • BSN Degree required for Patient Care Services
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required for Perioperative & Procedural Services
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required for Inpatient Acute Rehab
  • For Perioperative & Procedures and Inpatient Acute Rehab, ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA
  • 6 months to 2 years experience as a Clinical Nurse

Preferred:

  • BSN Degree for Perioperative & Procedural Services
  • BSN Degree for Inpatient Acute Rehab