Sep 23, 2020

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse)

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

Job Description

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse)

Department Float Pool Shift Multiple Shift Options Requisition ID 2020-22417 Position Location Hospital Main Campus, KS City KANSAS CITY Category Nursing State Kansas

Position Summary/Career Interest

We are looking for positive, adaptable and compassionate nurses to join our Float Pool team! We have Full-time, Part-time, and PRN schedule options potentially available.

The Float Pool offers an exciting opportunity to work in a wide variety of nursing specialties and units throughout the Health System. This flexible and dynamic team deploys to various units based on real-time staffing needs campus-wide. After gaining experience and building relationships, Float Pool nurses have the opportunity to cross-train to more specialized units! This is an excellent opportunity for the individual wanting to broaden skillsets and gain exposure to learn it all. If you are a positive and adaptable teamplayer who feels excited by variety, new challenges and fast-paced environments, then we look forward to connecting with you.

The University of Kansas Health System has earned Magnet designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program for 3 terms. This recognition indicates high-quality patient care, nursing excellence and low turnover rates.

It also indicates that our nurses deliver excellent patient outcomes and have a high level of job satisfaction. We were the first hospital in Kansas to attain this designation.


Essential Functions

  • 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.

*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.



  • Licenses/Certifications:
    • BLS Certification (American Heart Association)
    • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas or compact state licensure
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or higher - for less than 2 years of RN experience
    • Associate's Degree in Nursing accepted - for more than 2 years of RN experience
      • For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHS.


  • Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing