Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: BH UNIT 53 NEW
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We currently have an opening for a PRN Nursing Associate on what will be our new Internal Medicine unit (Unit 53).
This 28 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a variety of medical conditions including renal failure, liver failure, respiratory complications, infections and many other diagnoses. It is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members.
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.
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
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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