Oct 08, 2020

Clinical Nurse I

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

Job Description

Clinical Nurse I

Department Unit BH53- Inpatient Internal Medicine Shift Nights - Full-Time Requisition ID 2020-25642 Position Location Hospital Main Campus, KS City KANSAS CITY Category Nursing State Kansas

Position Summary/Career Interest

We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse I on our Inpatient Internal Medicine Unit.

Internal Medicine – Unit 53

Our unit is extremely focused on teamwork and the best patient care can only happen with teamwork. We love having new people join our team and do this by having a very open and welcoming culture. We support and develop all members of our team creating a culture of continuous learning. We opened this unit as a team in November 2017 which was an amazing experience. We have all learned and grown so much in our nursing careers and got to do this together. We are so fortunate to care for such a wide variety of patients. Every day we are all seeing or learning something new to make us better nurses and caregivers.

This medical surgical 28 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a wide variety of medical conditions including renal failure, liver failure, respiratory complications, infections and many other diagnoses. Comorbidities and psychosocial backgrounds in turn creates individualized and customized care for each of our patients. Nurse to patient ratio is 4:1.

This unit is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members.


  • 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.



  • 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


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