Apr 29, 2021

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) - Unit 64 Renal & Organ Transplant (Acute Care Division)

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

Job Description

Position Title

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) - Unit 64 Renal & Organ Transplant (Acute Care Division)

Main Campus

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.

Unit 64-Organ Transplant and Renal Progressive Care
Nurses on this 24 bed unit provide compassionate, comprehensive care to critically ill patients throughout all phases of the organ transplant continuum. As a member of the transplant care team, nurses provide specialized care to patients who are awaiting a lifesaving organ transplant as well as those recovering from organ transplant surgery. The Center for Transplant at The University of Kansas Hospital is the largest and most successful transplant program in the region. Nurses on Unit 64 have the opportunity to work as a vital member of a nationally recognized program specializing in the care of liver, kidney and pancreas transplant patients.

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 experience first for this unit.
  • BLS Certification
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas or compact license
  • 6 months or more experience as a Clinical Nurse

Time Type:

Job Requisition ID:

R-5380

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