Jun 23, 2021

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) Unit 62 Medical Progressive Care (Acute Care Division)

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

Job Description

Position Title

Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) Unit 62 Medical Progressive Care (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 62 – Medical Progressive Care
This 22 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a variety of medical conditions on continuous cardiac monitoring. Specialized rooms on the unit allows the team to care for pediatric patients radiation therapy as well as trial study patients need radiation therapy. Unit 62 is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members. This unit is the model unit for advancing best practices in patient care and supporting spread of the established processes to other inpatient units. The participants on this team have the opportunity to be Involved in the development of these best practices and provide real time input. The unit uses the latest technology and procedures to provide innovative and compassionate care.

Mission Statement:
“ We are united in leading the organization in excellent patient outcomes; always challenging the status quo by remaining patient focused and team centered through cultivating an environment of empowerment, accountability, positivity and continuous improvement”

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-5381

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