Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: NS 15C CLIN THROUGHPUT CTU
Schedule: Full Time
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We currently have an opening for Clinical Nurse II. Our Clinical Throughput (CTU) is a telemetry monitored seven bed 23 hour observation unit. The CTU provides evaluation and care of patients whose medical needs can most often be taken care of within a 24-hour time frame. A patient in the CTU receives monitoring, diagnostic testing, therapy and assessment of symptoms to determine whether he or she will require further treatment as an inpatient or can be safely discharged from the hospital setting.
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.
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
BSN preferred, minimum requirement is ADN with 2 years or more of experience and must complete BSN within 5 years of hire
Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas or eligible required
BLS Certification required
2+ years of experience as a Clinical Nurse required
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“Since graduating from The University of Kansas Hospital Nurse Residency program in 2007, I’m now thriving as a nurse at our hospital and have also earned my master’s degree in organizational leadership.”
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