Oct 01, 2020

PRN Registered Nurse

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

Job Description

PRN Registered Nurse

Department BH46 Medical Telemetry Progressive Care Shift Varies - PRN Requisition ID 2020-25372 Position Location Hospital Main Campus, KS City KANSAS CITY Category Nursing State Kansas

Position Summary/Career Interest

We currently have an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse on our Medical Telemetry unit (Unit 46).

BH46 is a unit focused on the care of the observation patient population and inpatient population. These observation class patients have a wide array of diagnosis, requiring care for a shorter period of time from 8 hours and up to 48 hours. The inpatient population consists of those patients of wide array of diagnosis as well, some that may require additional heart monitoring and medication drips such as cardiac, insulin and heparin. The team is highly engaged with leading edge therapies used to treat various conditions in a fast paced environment.

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