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Acute Care LPN Float Pool (Full-time; Part-time and PRN) 4, 6, 8,10 & 12 hour shifts available)

Kansas City, Kansas

Job ID: R-14250

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Overview

Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

Job ID: R-14250 Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

Variety of LPN shifts options full-time day, night and evening shifts. Float Pool - 4, 6, 8,10 & 12 hour shifts available! Special float pool pay incentive available on this unit! The LPN Senior, under RN supervision, provides nursing care to groups of patients. Carries out unit specific tasks according to licensure and unit competencies for the target patient population. Provides age specific assistance with activities of daily living and therapeutic measures that will result in a lower level of agitation or higher level of comfort for the patient.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects data (i.e., vital signs, weights, I&O) for initial, shift and ongoing assessment of each patient as delegated by the RN per Department/Unit standards.
  • Collects data pertinent to the patient's health or situation. a) Performs medication administration within scope of licensure. b) Transcribes physician orders.
  • Completes patient safety rounds and contraband checks.
  • Demonstrates effective problem solving skills and recommends ideas for change/improvement within the framework of unit, department, and hospital standards and goals/outcomes.
  • Facilitates or co-facilitates patient goals and exercise groups.
  • Implements the plan of care in a safe, timely and appropriate manner.
  • Utilizes department/unit standards when providing care.
  • Utilizes unit and department techniques and protocols/standards.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Graduation from an Accredited LPN program
  • Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Kansas
  • BLS Certification

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more.

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Quote

The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(k)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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