Apr 29, 2021

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse)- CTSICU- Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit

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

Job Description

Position Title

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse)- CTSICU- Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit

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.

We are currently hiring for a Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) on our Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit.

Various Shifts Available

Cardiothoracic Surgery Intensive Care Unit

Nurses on this unit are highly trained to care for some of the most acutely ill patients at The University of Kansas Health System. Our patients recover from major cardiothoracic surgeries under the watchful eye of experienced, caring nurses and expert physicians. Patients in our unit have recently undergone cardiothoracic surgeries including coronary artery bypass, valve replacement, and heart transplants. Our nurses maintain competencies to manage advanced patient care therapies only offered in the Cardiothoracic Surgery ICU. These advanced therapies include continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). If you’re looking for a unit that deals in cutting edge technology and delivers some of the best care in the country we could be a home for you.



The University of Kansas Health System is the region’s premier academic medical center recognized for quality by:

U.S. News & World Report ranks The University of Kansas Hospital as the best in Kansas City and in Kansas.
The hospital is the first in Kansas to earn Magnet designation for nursing excellence and one of few to earn it 3 consecutive times.
Our health system ranks 5th among 99 academic medical centers, earning Vizient’s 2018 Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD, Quality Leadership Award

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 RN experience.
  • BLS Certification
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • 6 months or more experience as a Clinical Nurse

Time Type:

Full time

Job Requisition ID:

R-229

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