Apr 27, 2022

Pediatric ICU Unit Coordinator - Days

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Kansas City, KS, USA
Intensive Care Unit Pediatric

Job Description

locationsKansas City, KS
time typePart time
posted onPosted 30+ Days Ago
job requisition idR-15005

Position Title

Pediatric ICU Unit Coordinator - Days

Days - Part Time

Bell Hospital

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Position Summary / Career Interest:

Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs. Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs. Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff. Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff. Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management. Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction. Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance. Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes.

Pediatric Intensive Care
This unit provides nurses an opportunity to work with children of all ages who have complex surgeries and critical illnesses. Children receive treatment from a variety of specialty areas. Surgical procedures involve specialists in pediatric surgery, , orthopedics, plastic surgery, ear, nose, and throat surgery, and more. PICU patients can take advantage of the same services provided to general pediatric inpatients. Both units have specific rooms with access to Angel Eye Cameras which allow family members to view their loved ones even if they are unable to be at the bedside. Parents have 24-hour access to the secure unit.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs.
  • Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs.
  • Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff.
  • Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff.
  • Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management.
  • Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction.
  • Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance.
  • Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes.

*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:

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Preferred:

  • 2 years of clinical experience
  • Professional Nursing Certification

Time Type:

Part time

Job Requisition ID:

R-15005

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