Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) - HC4 Cardiothoracic Surgery PCU - Nights - #495680

The University of Kansas Hospital


Date: 10/14/2021 17:30 PM

City: Kansas City, Kansas

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Position Title


Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse) - HC4 Cardiothoracic Surgery PCU - Nights


Heart Center


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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.


HC4 - Cardiothoracic Surgery Progressive Care Unit


Acutely ill cardiothoracic surgery patients who require continuous monitoring and specialized interventions receive expert care on this unit. The nurses provide advanced and specialized care to patients who have undergone cardiothoracic surgeries including Coronary Artery Bypass Graft; Valve repair or replacement; Aortic Aneurysm repair; thoracotomy; lobectomy; carotidendartorectomy; and esophagectomy in addition to various vascular surgeries.


Night shift available.


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.
  • 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:


Full time


Job Requisition ID:


R-7292


We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.


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