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UNIT EDUCATOR 10/12/2017

University of Kansas Hospital Kansas City, KS

Location
Kansas City, KS
AJE Ref #
579736246
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
113036
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Bachelor's Degree in Nursing or higher
RN Required or Eligible
I am at least 18 years of age
I am authorized to work in the United States
I meet the job requirements as described

Find yourself among the best. At The University of Kansas Hospital, nurses deliver world-class patient care in an environment where opinions are respected, professionalism is rewarded and teamwork is valued. Nurses come here to practice at the leading edge of their profession, to be an integral part of medical breakthroughs, and to handle complex cases that community hospitals rarely if ever see. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.



This is an exciting opportunity for applicants to gain skills and expertise in caring for patients on one of our expansion units set to open Fall 2017. We currently have an opening for a Unit Educator on our Internal Medicine unit.



This 20 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a variety of medical conditions including renal failure, liver failure, respiratory complications, infections and many other diagnoses. It is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members.



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:

* Monitors clinical competencies of staff, developing and supervising unit-specific orientation programs, and precepting new staff

* Ensures documentation of all staff activities are on file with the Nurse Manager.

* Offers and implements solutions to unit challenges and/or problems.



Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required.

* Current Kansas RN license is needed.

* Two years clinical experience is required.

* Must have an American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) or an American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.







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The University of Kansas Medical Center is committed to providing an equal opportunity for all qualified individuals to be considered for employment, benefits and conditions of employment, and to participate in or benefit from education programs and activities, regardless of race, religion, color, ethnicity, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information. A university community that provides equal opportunity for all will make significant strides towards the elimination of discrimination.

It is the mission of the Equal Opportunity Office to create a community of equality and inclusiveness that provides full and fair opportunities for all persons and to foster an intellectually and culturally diverse environment of learning and leadership where all individuals are valued, respected, and unhindered in their pursuit of excellence in their work and education.