The University of Kansas Hospital - Specialty Careers

Pain Management Nurse Job

Facility: Indian Creek Campus

Department: ICC PAIN MANAGEMENT

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 0700-1730

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 now have an opening for a Pain Management Nurse at our Indian Creek Campus.

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.

The Indian Creek Campus brings academic medicine to Overland Park, offering access to multiple surgical specialties, services and coordinated, compassionate care. The Indian Creek facility has 20 pre- and post-operative rooms, 7 state-of-the-art operating rooms, 19 private inpatient rooms,10 short-stay rooms and offers Ear, nose and throat surgery, General surgery, GI endoscopy, Gynecologic surgery, Interventional radiology, Orthopedic surgery, Pain management, Plastic surgery, and Urology.

Responsibilities:

Analyzes assessment data to determine diagnosis/patient care priorities.

Collaborates and coordinates care of the patient with the interdisciplinary team.

Completes comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit.

Develops and updates the patient plan of care.

Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy.

Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and revises plan of care on an ongoing basis.

Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.).

Implements the plan of care utilizing resources and best evidence.

Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine.

Involves patient/family in identification of expected outcomes and goals.

Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.

BLS Certification.

Registered Nurse in State of Kansas.

Two or more years of experience as a clinical nurse.

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