The University of Kansas Hospital - Nursing Student Careers

Nursing Associate PRN Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: NS 53 UROLOGY & SURGICAL ONCOL

Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours: 0700-1930/1900-0730

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a PRN Nursing Associate on our Urology/Surgical Oncology Unit.

Unit 53 staff specializes in the care of urology, gynecological and surgical oncology patients. This fast-paced unit cares for patients needing surgical intervention to alleviate symptoms, disorders, and cancer related to the kidney, ureter, prostate, and bladder as well as the pancreas, gastrointestinal system, thyroid and parathyroid glands, breast, uterus, ovaries and other applicable systems/organs. Unit 53 is focused on high quality metrics and safe, compassionate care to our patients. We have strong multi-disciplinary partnerships with nationally ranked physicians and care for patients as a team of highly skilled professionals.

Responsibilities

Works under the direction of a RN/Charge Nurse and performs within the scope of the KSBN Nurse Practice Act as unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP).

Performs basic unlicensed skills (ADLs and vital signs) and Associate I skills and techniques.

Seeks direction and supervision from an RN on any task not trained or not meeting competency.

Communicates changes in patient's condition promptly and appropriately to the RN.

Accurately completes order entry in electronic medical record as requested by manager/unit needs.

Answers patient call lights proactively on the unit.

Receives/relays all forms of communication accurately, promptly, courteously, and to the appropriate person/department.

Requirements:

Currently enrolled in an accredited School of Nursing to obtain a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing

Has completed basic nursing skills class/lab with documentation of knowledge/competence of required basic skills required

Techniques Checklist

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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