Registered Nurse / RN Med Surg
Company: The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis
Posted on: March 18, 2023
Registered Nurse RN, Medical Surgical 7th Floor, Full Time, NightsSchedule: 6:45pm - 7:15amLocation: University Kansas Health System - St. Francis (Main Campus)
**2022 New RN Graduates are encouraged to Apply**
Registered Nurses function under the direction of the Nurse Director/Manager and is responsible for coordination of safe patient care delivery for specified and diverse patient populations. The RN assesses patient/family needs, develops and prioritizes patient goals, evaluates care delivery, and continually revised the plan of care to meet the biological, emotional, psychosocial, spiritual, developmental, and educational needs of the patient/family. The RN Delegates care as appropriate to optimize patient outcomes. The RN adheres to the Kansas Nurse Practice Act.
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Why The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis
Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.
Our Place. St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high-quality, compassionate care. For more than 100 years, the hospital has combined compassionate care with lifesaving technological advancements to our patients and the communities served. Today, the hospital has 378 licensed beds, a history of technological advancements, and a generous and supportive community.
The UKHS - St. Francis Campus is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. We also have the following notable accreditations and certifications:
Registered Nurse (RN) duties include:The Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. She or he provides direct care to these patients via the nursing process, the environmental/instrumentation and management of other health care team members.
The RN will plan, perform care, document and demonstrate knowledge of growth and development norms for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The RN will demonstrate knowledge of age appropriate equipment and identify and advocate for the safety of the patient.
The RN will initiate and document infection control precautions as per policy 100% of the time as well as maintain and document infection control precautions per policy and utilize appropriate PPE. The RN will also provide education to family and patient on the infection control guidelines.
The RN will assess, reassess and document patient status per policy including but not limited to admission and discharge documentation. The RN will plan, implement, and document nursing care that is appropriate to the patient's needs, condition, and culture.
Accountable for self and self-actions:Engages in self-evaluation of practice and takes action to improve knowledge and skills.
Promotes consensus building and applies techniques of conflict resolution and conduct improvement.
Retains accountability for quality of care given to the patient.
What We Offer:Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance401K Retirement PlanPTO
Requirements:Associates/Bachelor degree in Nursing; BSN preferred. 2022 New Graduates will be considered.Current Kansas RN licensureBasic Life Support (BLS) certificationAt least one year recent experience in a similar healthcare setting, preferred.Basic computer skills.Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and EPIC software; preferred.
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