Sep 23, 2020

Pre/Post Clinical Nurse

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

Job Description

Pre/Post Clinical Nurse

Department Cambridge Pre/Post Shift Varies - Full-Time Requisition ID 2020-23088 Position Location Cambridge Tower A City Kansas City Category Nursing State Kansas

Position Summary/Career Interest

We are currently hiring for a Pre/Post Clinical Nurse in the Cambridge Pre/Post department. The Pre/Post Clinical Nurse provides professional nursing care pre surgery and post surgery through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients.

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

We are looking for humble, smart and hungry nurses to join our team! Preoperative Care at KU health system is a fast paced environment that combines outpatient services, and inpatient interventions. They help patients through a variety of diagnostic and treatment procedures. The perfect candidate will be energetic with the ability to critically think quickly.

We have, various schedule options available.

Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

Required:

  • AHA BLS Certification
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing or higher degree
  • For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth
  • anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA

Preferred:

  • BSN Degree