Oct 01, 2020

PRN Registered Nurse

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

Job Description

PRN Registered Nurse

Department Neonatal ICU Shift Nights - PRN Requisition ID 2020-25164 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 Neonatal ICU.

Neonatal Intensive Care

This Level III unit can accommodate 25 infants. Newborns who require comprehensive surgical or medical care are admitted to the NICU from our Labor & Delivery department as well as outside facilities. Using a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach, the nursing staff provides total patient care to the tiniest, most fragile patients. Each infant’s emotional and developmental needs are addressed through proper amount and types of stimulation. Staff also helps parents cope and care for their infants through in-depth education and planning.

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