Jun 23, 2021

Acute Care RN - Full-time (7p-7a & 7a-7p)

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Hays, KS 67601, USA
Full time

Job Description

Position Title

Acute Care RN - Full-time (7p-7a & 7a-7p)

Hays Medical Center

Position Summary / Career Interest:

Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice.

Position Description:

  • Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.
  • Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.
  • Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.
  • Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.
  • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.
  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.
  • Provides direct patient care in the inpatient perioperative setting.
  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care on chart forms, birth certificates, and computer.
  • Initiates fetal heart monitor, performs vaginal exams, interprets fetal heart tones and determines frequency duration and intensity of contractions.
  • Monitors progress of laboring mothers, interprets fetal heart monitor and notifies physician when appropriate for progress or problems. Assists mother and labor coach with breathing exercises, pain management techniques and administers pain medication as ordered. Prepares birthing room for delivery using strict sterile technique.
  • Prepares mothers for elective or emergency Cesarean Section by following written C-Section protocol. Provides emotional support to mother and coach, obtains proper consents and pre-op diagnostic studies and coordinates smooth transfer to surgery.
  • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.
  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.
  • Works collaboratively with the physician and the anesthesia health care providers to determine patient needs undergoing surgical procedures and to assume responsibility for patient care, document and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing actions and ensure a safe environment of care.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

Requirements at HMC Joint & Spine

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have an approved plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer
  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice required.
  • Must have project management skills and the ability to initiate process improvement and maintain regulatory compliance.
  • Minimum of one year experience caring for patients with orthopedic diseases and disorders such as arthritis, bone fractures, broken bones and joint replacements.
  • Maintains a minimum of 4 hours CNE annually in Knee/Hip education.
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN) or Orthopedic Nurse Certification (ONC) required or must obtain within three years of hire.
  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Requirements at HMC Education

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer; in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement

  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice

  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment

Requirements at HMC Birthing Center

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement.
  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice required.
  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
  • ACLS Certification and NRP certification required within six month of employment.
  • Fetal Heart Monitoring and STABLE required within one year of employment.
  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Requirements at HMC Special Services

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment; knowledge of general nursing theory and practice
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

Requirements at HMC Short Stay Surgery

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
  • Additional educational training assigned within 90 days of hire and annually as outlined in the accreditation plan.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
  • ACLS certification

Requirements at HMC Wound Healing CTR

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing
  • certification in nursing administration or appropriate specialty preferred; related experience preferred
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment

Requirements at HMC Operating Room

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
  • Additional educational training assigned within 90 days of hire and annually as outlined in the accreditation plan.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
  • ACLS certification

Requirements at HMC Heart Cath Lab

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice
  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.
  • ACLS certification required or must complete after six months of meeting base competencies;
  • additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Requirements at HMC Nursing ICU

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer; in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement.

  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice required.

  • Cardiac Rhythms class required or must complete within six months of employment.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas.

  • ACLS certification required or must complete after six months of meeting base competencies

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

  • As of April 1, 2016: Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC), Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by the trauma director) within two years of employment.

  • Must maintain current TNCC or TCAR every four years or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by trauma director) annually.

Requirements at HMCU Nursing Acute

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer; in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement

  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice required.

  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment

  • ACLS Certification

  • additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Requirements at HMC Interventional

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited school of nursing preferred or a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.

  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.

  • ACLS and BLS certification required or must complete ACLS and BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

  • Port-a-Cath access training required or must complete training with in the first two weeks of employment.

Requirements at HMC DSCHG Plan & Social SVCS

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer; in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement

  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice required

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification within the first two weeks of employment.

  • Certified Case Manager required or must complete within the first three years of employment.

  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Requirements at HMC Quality Management

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN).
  • Completion of basic surveillance course by a recognized body required or must complete with in one year of employment.
  • A minimum of five years of acute care.
  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice.
  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

Requirements at HMC Nursing CPCU

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer; in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement.

  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice.

  • Cardiac Rhythms class required or must complete within six months of employment.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.

  • ACLS certification required or must complete after six months of meeting base competencies.

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

Requirements at GB Emergency Department

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved; in some cases, approval of experience or certifications may substitute for BSN.
  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice.
  • Cardiac Rhythms class required or must complete within six months of employment.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas.
  • ACLS certification required or must complete after six months of meeting base competencies
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.
  • As of April 1, 2016: Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC), Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by the trauma director) within two years of employment.
  • Must maintain current TNCC or TCAR every four years or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by trauma director) annually.

Requirements at GB Nursing Admin

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License.
  • Triage experience
  • knowledge of general nursing and practice.
  • Current registered nurse licensure in the State of Kansas.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first 30 days of employment.
  • TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC
  • ACLS certification
  • ENPC or PALS.

Requirements at GB ICU

  • Current Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required or must have plan to obtain BSN approved by chief nursing officer; in some cases, the chief nursing officer may approve experience or certifications as a substitute for BSN requirement
  • Knowledge of general nursing and practice required.
  • Cardiac Rhythms class required or must complete within six months of employment.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas.
  • ACLS certification required or must complete after six months of meeting base competencies.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.
  • As of April 1, 2016: Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC), Trauma Care After Resuscitation (TCAR) or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by the trauma director) within two years of employment.
  • Must maintain current TNCC or TCAR every four years or six hours of trauma education (pre-approved by trauma director) annually.

Requirements Sane/Sart

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment);
  • 40 hour course and preceptorship in SANE/SART.
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • SANE certification
  • BLS certification
  • Additional certification(s) may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

Requirements at GB Pre-OP/PACU

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's.
  • One year experience preferred Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
  • Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact
  • BCLS certification
  • PALS certification
  • ACLS Certification

Requirements at GB Surgery

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.
  • ACLS certification required or must obtain within twelve months of employment.

Requirements at HMC Hospice

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment)
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.
  • Valid Kansas driver's license with an acceptable driving record and must be insurable through the medical center’s insurance carrier (may be required to use personal vehicle) .
  • Health Occupational Health background check required within two weeks of hire.

Requirements at HMC Operating Room

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment.

  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.

  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment

  • As of June 1, 2016: ACLS certification required or must obtain within twelve months of employment.

HMC DSCH Plan & Social Services

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • BSN required or must obtain within four years.
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general case management services and adapting or modifying standards of practices for care.
  • Current nursing licensure with the Kansas State Board of nursing
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment
  • Certified Case Manager required for full-time employment or must complete within the first four years of employment
  • Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations.

HMC Medical Care Unit

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment.
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

HMC Inpatient Rehab Unit

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment.

  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required; knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing

  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

HMC Labor and Delivery

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment
  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required
  • Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing.
  • BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

Preferred:

Preferred requirements at HMC Joint & Spine

  • ACLS
  • Certification in nursing administration or appropriate specialty
  • Related experience

Preferred requirements at HMC Education

  • Certification in nursing administration or appropriate specialty
  • Related supervisory experience

  • ACLS

Preferred requirements at HMC Birthing Center

  • Certification in nursing administration or appropriate specialty
  • Related supervisory experience

  • ACLS

Preferred requirements at HMC Short Stay Surgery

  • Ambulatory Care Nurse Certification

Preferred requirements at HMC Wound Healing CTR

  • Wound care experience
  • Prior management experience in an ambulatory setting
  • Wound care certification

Preferred requirements at HMC Operating Room

  • Ambulatory Care Nurse Certification

Preferred requirements at HMC Heart Cath Lab

  • Certification in nursing administration or appropriate specialty
  • Related supervisory experience

Preferred requirements at HMC Nursing ICU

  • Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)

Preferred requirements at HMCU Nursing Acute

  • Certification in nursing administration or appropriate specialty
  • Related supervisory experience

Preferred requirements at HMC Interventional

  • Two or more years of nursing experience in imaging

  • Port-a-Cath access experience

Preferred requirements at HMC DSCHG Plan & Social SVCS

  • A minimum of five years nursing experience
  • Prior management experience

Preferred requirements at HMC Quality Management

  • Certification in Infection Control (CIC)

Preferred requirements at HMC Nursing CPCU

  • Progressive care certified nurse (PCCN).

Preferred requirements at GB Emergency Department

  • Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)

Preferred requirements at GB Nursing Admin

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Preferred requirements at GB ICU

  • Certification for Adult, Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)

Preferred requirements at HMC Sane/Sart

  • ENPC or PALS and CPI

Preferred requirements at GB Pre-OP/PACU

  • Certified OR Nurse (CNOR)

Preferred requirements at GB Surgery

  • Certified OR Nurse (CNOR)

Preferred requirements at HMC Hospice

  • Hospice and palliative care experience

Preferred requirements at HMC Operating Room

  • Certified OR Nurse (CNOR)

Preferred requirements at HMC DSCH Plan & Social Services

  • A minimum of three years nursing experience.

Preferred requirements at HMC Medical Care Unit

  • Certified Medical/Surgical registered nurse.

Preferred requirements at HMC Inpatient Rehab Unit

  • CRRN certification

Preferred requirements at HMC labor & Delivery

  • Certified Medical/Surgical registered nurse

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:


Primary - required (routine) to do the job
Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception
None - no approved access

Description of Information Level
Primary:

  • Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
  • Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates
  • Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical
  • Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes


Infection Control:
Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Training's could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-2115

Need help finding the right job?

We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.