Jun 23, 2021

Clinical Nurse - Pediatric ICU

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

Job Description

Position Title

Clinical Nurse - Pediatric ICU

Position Summary / Career Interest:

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.

Pediatric Intensive Care

This unit provides nurses an opportunity to work with children of all ages who have complex surgeries and critical illnesses. Children receive treatment from staff specializing in general pediatrics, cardiology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, neurology and other areas. Surgical procedures involve specialists in pediatric surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, plastic surgery, and ear, nose and throat surgery. PICU patients can take advantage of the same services provided to general pediatric inpatients. Parents have 24-hour access to the secure unit.

This is a nights, full-time opportunity.

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)
  • BLS Certification
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas or compact license
  • 6 months to 2 years' experience as a Clinical Nurse

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-3339

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