Registered Nurse - Emergency Department 8/17/2016

The University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS

Company
The University of Kansas Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28841407
AJE Ref #
575911940
Location
Kansas City, KS
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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We currently have an opening for Clinical Nurse II. Our Emergency Department is the only nationally verified Level 1 Trauma Center in the Greater Kansas City area. As a result, our nurses work in an unpredictable, fast-paced environment and experience some of the most challenging patient care cases.

Our state-of-the-art facility, located on the ground floor of the Center for Advanced Heart Care, allows us to treat patients who have the most serious injuries and illnesses. We have 56,000+ visits per year. We care for all patient populations, have an experienced nursing group, outstanding physician leadership, and we are innovative and progressive in our care.

If you are looking for a challenging environment where you will learn and grow daily, then this is the place for you.

PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY STATEMENT FOR NURSES

At The University of Kansas Hospital, we strive to create a dynamic culture of professional behavior that requires personal and team accountability, self-reflection, integrity and respect. A nurse at The University of Kansas Hospital has a professional obligation to provide the highest quality of care that is reflective of the culture and to adhere to organizational policies and best practices.

This culture is actualized through image, attitudes and behavior.

RESPONSIBILITIES
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

REQUIREMENTS:
BSN preferred, minimum requirement is ADN with 2 years or more of experience and must complete BSN within 5 years of hire
Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas or eligible required
BLS Certification required
2+ years of experience as a Clinical Nurserequired