The University of Kansas Hospital - Accreditation & Education Careers

Unit Educator Job

Facility: Indian Creek Campus

Department: ICC PERIOP SERVICES

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: Days

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.

We currently have an opening for a Unit Educator in the Operating Room located at our Indian Creek Campus in Overland Park. This position will split time on the unit between education and staffing (50/50).

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. Previous Operating Room experience strongly preferred.

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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