Apr 29, 2021

Unit Coordinator - Unit 41 Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Cellular Therapy

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

Job Description

Position Title

Unit Coordinator - Unit 41 Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Cellular Therapy

Bell Hospital

Position Summary / Career Interest:

Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs. Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs. Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff. Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff. Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management. Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction. Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance. Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes.

We currently have an opening for a Unit Coordinator - DAY SHIFT

Hematology/Blood & Marrow Transplant units
Our patient centered nursing team has a passion for the care of oncology patients and appreciates the challenges and rewards on our units. Our patients are so special and appreciative and have a unique perspective on life. Our nurse to patient ratio is typically 3 or 4:1 and nurses spend time working with patients on both units.

Unit 41 Hematological Malignancies/ Blood & Marrow Transplant (BMT) and Cellular Therapy
This 20-bed protective environment unit specializes in the care of patients in our nationally accredited blood and marrow transplant and cellular therapy program. Newly diagnosed patients receive the latest treatment options available in our National Cancer Institute designated cancer program. These patients often experience longer hospital stays due to complex chemotherapy regimens, prolonged neutropenia and supportive care therapies including intravenous medications, electrolyte replacements and blood products. Specialized nursing care is required to ensure optimal outcomes and our team is able to develop strong relationships with our patients over the course of their treatment.

Position Description:

  • Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs.
  • Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs.
  • Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff.
  • Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff.
  • Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management.
  • Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction.
  • Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance.
  • Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes.

*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:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Preferred:

  • 2 years of clinical experience
  • Professional Nursing Certification

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-3739

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