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Labor and Delivery RN (Nights; Full-Time, Great Bend Campus)

Employer
The University of Kansas Health System
Location
Great Bend, KS
Closing date
Jan 27, 2023

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Sector
Nursing, General Nursing, Midwife
Organization Type
Corporate
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locations Great Bend, KS time type Full time posted on Posted 19 Days Ago job requisition id R-1623 Position Title Labor and Delivery RN (Nights; Full-Time, Great Bend Campus) Great Bend Hospital COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees. Learn more. Position Summary / Career Interest: Under the supervision of the nursing department's management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice. Responsibilities: Demonstrates applied knowledge base in areas of patient care, pain assessment and actions of pharmaceuticals and anesthetic agents, laboratory values, safety and legal issues and all emergency equipment. Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department as outlines in the unit orientation checklist Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing and systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, psychologic and cognitive status. Formulates a goal directed plan of care, which is prioritized and based on determined nursing diagnosis and patient outcomes. Implements care in a knowledgeable, skilled, consistent manner in reaching the desired patient outcomes through nursing processes. Establish priorities of patient care based on essential patient needs and available center resources of time, personnel, equipment and supplies. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Performs documentation on the floor and in the patient record, in a timely, accurate and concise manner. Reviews and carries out physician orders in an appropriate professional manner. Performs efficiently in emergency patient situations following established protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons and documenting events. Follows organizational policies & procedures in providing safe patient care. Attends all mandatory in services and participates in staff meetings. Performs other duties as assigned / required. 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. JOB REQUIREMENTS Required: Requirements GB Labor and Delivery Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required. Knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases. Current RN licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing. ACLS Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) within six months. Fetal Heart Monitoring (FHM) within one year of employment PALS within 6 months of employment. BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment. Time Type: Full time Job Requisition ID: R-1623 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. Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Create a custom Job Alert by selecting criteria that suit your career interests.

Take your place among the best in health care as part of our elite team at The University of Kansas Health System, the region's premier academic medical center. We invite you to join us as we lead the way, setting new standards for advanced and compassionate patient care.

The University of Kansas Health System in Kansas City, Kansas is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We offer more options for patients with serious conditions because of our expertise and leadership in medical research and education. Our physicians are researchers and educators expanding the boundaries of medical knowledge. Their major breakthroughs lead to the life-changing treatments and technologies of the future.

When you need the most advanced care, you'll find our hospital is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a healthcare leader. Once again, The University of Kansas Hospital was nationally ranked as the best hospital in Kansas City and in Kansas. No other hospital has ever held these honors. We also ranked among the nation's best in 8 specialties, the most of any hospital in the region.

The best place for cancer treatment is the best place for oncology nurses. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the region's only NCI-designated Cancer Center and one of only 71 in the nation. NCI designation means our patients have greater access to clinical trials using the newest drugs and therapies closer to home. We treat the most complex cases with the most advanced approaches. We offer the hope we may one day cure cancer.

The University of Kansas Hospital is the first hospital in Kansas to attain the highly coveted Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Our Department of Nursing began working toward this goal in 2002 and received the designation on December 20, 2006. Less than four percent of all hospitals nationwide have earned this distinction since the ANCC developed the Magnet Recognition Program in 1990. In 2022, the ANCC announced that the health system's Kansas City Division had received Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) announced today that The University of Kansas Health System's Kansas City Division has received Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time since 2006.

Magnet recognition is the gold standard for nursing excellence and moves the Kansas City Division into an elite group of healthcare organizations.

According to the ANCC:

- 570 hospitals (9%) out of 6,090 nationwide are Magnet-designated facilities.
- Less than 2% of U.S. hospitals (140) have earned designation four times or more.
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