The University of Kansas Hospital - Clinical Nursing Careers

Clinical Nurse - Perioperative Services Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: MAIN PREPOST

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: Determined upon hire

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 Clinical Nurse II Perioperative Services

With its nationally verified Level I Trauma Center, the hospital provides emergency surgical services around the clock. In addition, our surgical teams perform many advanced and highly complex surgical procedures. These specialized services draw patients from throughout the Kansas City are, state of Kansas and many Midwestern states. The hospital attracts national and international attention as a frequent trial site for new surgical devices and procedures. Often these are technologically intense procedures using robotics, computer-enhanced imaging, video, fiber optics and other devices to increase precision and minimize incision size. The coordination of staff, supplies and equipment to care for surgical patients during and after surgery demands teamwork, critical thinking and attention to detail.

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

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

Requirements:

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

Associate's Degree accepted with relevant work experience

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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