Job Summary: Renders professional nursing services in the treatment and care of assigned patients in accordance with physicians' orders. Provides for the comfort and well-being of patients by assessing condition, providing treatments and administering prescribed drugs and documenting progress and other observations. Coordinates nursing care for patients and participates in patient and family teaching. Provides leadership by working cooperatively with physicians, ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards. Assumes accountability for quality patient outcomes. Provides general nursing care to patients. Provides care to pre-operative, peri-operative and post-operative patients as well as IV therapy and wound care patients throughout Surgical Services.
Job Qualifications: Licensed RN in the state of Kansas. CPR certified. ACLS certified. PALS certified. Requires basic computer literacy within a Windows environment, including word processing functions, use of the internet, and computer-based education. Keyboarding ability required. Prior experience using CPSI and ProVation documentation software, including nursing assessments, electronic MAR with bedside barcode scanning, would be helpful but is not required. Successful candidates should be ready to use information technology in a meaningful way, in order to improve patient outcomes and ensure patient safety.
Compensation/Benefits: Competitive wages and excellent fringe benefit program. Salary commensurate with experience.
Weeknight, Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation are required.