The University of Kansas Hospital - Clinical Nursing Careers

Unit Coordinator Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: HC LEVEL B NEW

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Nights

Hours: 7p-7a

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.

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 Coordinator on our Urology & Gyn Oncology unit.

This unit offers a unique opportunity to become an expert nurse in multiple specialties while caring for urology and gynecological oncology patients. This fast-paced, surgical Progressive Care Unit provides individualized care to patients who require surgical interventions and medical supervision to alleviate symptoms and manage disorders of the urinary and reproductive systems. This 32-bed Telemetry Unit will utilize cutting edge technology to provide compassionate, data-driven, high quality care to our patients. Join the multidisciplinary team who U.S. News ranked in the top 20 nationally for adult specialties.

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

Coordinates daily staffing needs on unit and re-evaluates staffing with changes in unit work flow.

Makes patient care assignments based upon nurse competencies and patient care needs.

Assists staff with patient care issues.

Facilitates seamless transition of patients in the admit/transfer/discharge process.

Provides education to the patients and families regarding disease and treatment plan.

Contributes to the orientation, education, and evaluation of staff.

Keeps manager informed of department or patient care problems or needs.

Requirements:

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing Required;

Registered Nurse in State of Kansas required

BLS Certification required

Two years of clinical experience preferred

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