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*Interventional Radiology Nurse (RN)

Kansas City, Kansas

Job ID: R-257

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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-257 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

Our IR team is one of the largest in the country and sees more than 65 patients a day of all ages, which puts us in the top 1 percent of all academic hospitals. We provide treatments not available anywhere else in the region.  Our highly skilled team works with advanced imaging technologies to target and treat complex conditions and perform minimally invasive procedures. **Watch this short video for more information about our IR Teams!** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEYxoxMyOBE&t=3s The Interventional Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, 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 through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care.   We are looking for nurses who pride themselves on providing exceptional patient care, autonomous practice and teamwork. We are seeking nurses who are energized and eager to work with cutting edge technologies and procedures. To be successful in this role you will need to be confident, independent, and a team oriented nurse.  

Responsibilities:

  • **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 andare not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties and mayvary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.
  • Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit.                                                                                                                        -
  • Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel andperforms the necessary follow up.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Respondsappropriately to emergencies.
  • Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills.    ��                                                                                                                   -
  • Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy.                                                                                                                        -
  • Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin,handoffs, etc.).
  • Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expectedoutcomes and goals.
  • Participates in department quality improvement efforts.                                                                                                                        -
  • Under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy.
  • Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • **Perioperative & Procedures - For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017; must complete BSN degree by the fifth anniversary of employment as an RN with UKHA
  • Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • BLS certification required upon hire
  • 6 months or more experience as a clinical nurse

Preferred:

  • CCRN, CEN, CRN, TNCC certifications

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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