Apr 29, 2021

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) Unit 15 Medical Progressive Care/Cystic Fibrosis (Acute Care Division)

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

Job Description

Position Title

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) Unit 15 Medical Progressive Care/Cystic Fibrosis (Acute Care Division)

Main Campus

Position Summary / Career Interest:

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.

Unit 15 Medical Telemetry/Adult Cystic Fibrosis
This medical-surgical inpatient unit sees a variety of diagnoses, but we specialize in the care of adult patients with Cystic Fibrosis. The majority of our patients are in need of antibiotic therapy, respiratory management, pain management, and the organization of home health services after discharge.

Position Description:

  • 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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Patient Care Services - Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017, must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHS. Must have at least 2 years of experience first for this unit.
  • BLS Certification
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas or compact license
  • 6 months or more experience as a Clinical Nurse

Time Type:

Job Requisition ID:

R-3612

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