The University of Kansas Hospital - Clinical Nursing Careers

PRN RN Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus

Department: NS 42 HEMATOLOGY AND BMT

Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours: varies

We are currently looking for a PRN Registered Nurse who is dedicated to providing compassionate, holistic, personalized quality care for cancer patients and their families on our Hematology/Oncology/BMT unit.

Unit 41 Blood & Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT)

This 20-bed protective environment unit cares for patients in our nationally accredited blood and marrow transplant program. Patients on this unit experience longer stays during their preparative chemotherapy regimens, transplant processes and post-transplant care. These patients often experience prolonged neutropenia and require complex nursing care to ensure optimal outcomes. Nurses are responsible for primary care of stem cell transplant patients, including administration of preparative chemotherapy regimens, infusion of stem cell transplants and administration of supportive intravenous and blood product therapies during the engraftment period.

Unit 42 Hematology/BMT

This 29-bed unit specializes in the treatment of malignant hematology patients. Newly diagnosed cancer patients receive the latest treatment options available. Patients receive multi-agent chemotherapy, blood products, antifungals, antibiotics and antivirals. Three of the rooms on this unit are dedicated to palliative care.

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS

The region's only NCI-designated Cancer Center

Care for patients with oncologic, hematologic and gynecologic malignancies

Blood and marrow transplants for adult patients through a national accredited program

Help and hope for cancer patients who sometimes experience lengthy says and the ability to build a relationship

Physical, emotional and spiritual care for patients and families dealing with advanced-stage illnesses

Specializes in patients' complex treatments ranging from complicated chemotherapy regimens and infection care to participation in clinical trials

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES

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

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing Required

Registered Nurse in the State of Kansas or eligible required

BLS Certification required

At least 6 months of experience as a registered nurse required

COMPANY HIGHLIGHTS

First Magnet hospital in Kansas

Consumer Choice Award for Best Hospital, Best Nurses

One of only 16 hospitals in the nation recognized in all 12 U.S. News & World Report specialty areas

More than 60 locations around the Kansas City area

Growing to meet increasing demand

Innovative therapies and medical approaches

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.

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