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RN/Registered Nurse or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Clinic (Float Pool)

Company: The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position: RN/Registered Nurse or LPN/Licensed Practical Nurse - Clinic (Float Pool) Schedule: 8am - 5pm (Monday thru Friday) Location: University Kansas Health System - St. Francis (Various Clinics) Registered Nurses/Licensed Practical 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. Registered Nurse (RN) / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) duties include: The overall direction and supervision of all patient care during his/her shift. Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to carry out the nursing process when providing patient care. Satisfies the established standards of the nursing practice.Supervises and delegates patient care tasks to LVN/LPN or CNA and other patient care team members. Promotes teamwork with physicians and personnel of other departments. Perform other duties as assigned Recording the patient's history. Giving medication as prescribed by the physician.Taking vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight. Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas. Giving injections of medications. Providing immunizations.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. Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in Topeka Kansas 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: Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification Inpatient Rehab Stroke Certification Chest Pain Accreditation, by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, by the American College of Radiology (CoC) Accreditation RN Requirements: Registered Nurse Associates Degree, BSN degree preferred Current State of Kansas RN licensure. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.At least one year in similar health care setting preferred. Basic computer skills. Familiar with Microsoft Office and EPIC, preferred Requirements: LPN: High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate from certified LPN school program.Registered with an accredited agency for LPNs. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Work experience in a comparable health care setting is preferred. Interpersonal and communication skills.Ability to learn to perform direct patient care, basic nursing procedures. Ability to interpret and communicate data relevant to patients' needs and responses to care.

Keywords: The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis, Manhattan , RN/Registered Nurse or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Clinic (Float Pool), Healthcare , Manhattan, Kansas

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