Jul 21, 2021

RN Resident (Acute Care, Bone/Joint & Spine, PCU, OR area)

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

Job Description

Position Title

RN Resident (Acute Care, Bone/Joint & Spine, PCU, OR area)

Hays Medical Center

Position Summary / Career Interest:

The RN Resident is enrolled in and completing the HaysMed Nurse Residency Program. Under the supervision of the nursing department's management, the Our nurse residency program is meant to help nurses transition into clinical practice. Our program is a 12 month program where you can enhance your critical-thinking and evidence-based decision making skills. You will have the opportunity to be placed with a coach during the first seven to ten weeks of your orientation period. You will participate in skill assessments; classroom based educational training, review of policies, procedures and technology training working with multi-disciplinary teams learning how to serve your patients with confidence. Your residency coordinator provides additional monthly support giving you the tools necessary to enhance your abilities and gain the confidence of providing excellent bedside care.

RN Resident 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.
  • Comprehensive multidisciplinary care of the adult cardiovascular medical and surgical patient.
  • Participates in the RN Residency program by fulfilling program requirements.



  • 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

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

  • Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
  • Clinical Information (information that describes a patient's health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical


  • 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
  • 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

13 - Night Premium Pay (United States of America)

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