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RN/Registered Nurse - Rapid Response Team - Nights

Company: St. Francis Health Center
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Position: RN/Registered Nurse - Rapid Response Team - Nights Schedule: 7pm - 7am (Nights) Weekend Rotation Location: University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus The Registered Nurse - Rapid Response serves as clinical expert to support patient care and staff development. This role serves as clinical expert to support patient care and staff development. Provides clinical response for time-sensitive patient care, proactively augments care for patients at risk for deterioration, mentors clinical staff and monitors quality initiatives. 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 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 at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information - The University of Kansas St. Francis Campus (kutopeka.com) Responsibilities Rapid Response Nurse (RN) duties include: Assess, evaluate and initiate approved interventions for patients at risk for/or exhibiting a change in condition. Respond to time-sensitive patient care, such as Code Stroke and Code Blue, and expedite care. Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to recognize early signs and symptoms of clinical deterioration and act accordingly to insure optimal outcomes. Use effective communication skills to collaborate with team members, physicians and nursing staff to provide quality patient care consistent with the philosophy and objective of the organization. Mentor clinical staff through assisting with skill development at the bedside and clinical education, such as Code Stroke and Code Blue drills. Participate in activities that promote safety and performance improvement such as post-fall huddles, rounding on inpatients, completing discharge phone calls on targeted populations and data collection activities. 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 Insurance 401K Retirement Plan PTO Student Loan Forgiveness Tuition Reimbursement Qualifications Requirements: ADN required, BSN preferred Minimum of 2+ years' experience as an RN in a critical care setting required Current valid Kansas RN License Current BLS and ACLS certification Position requires fluency in English language to function in job environment appropriately Good interpersonal, communication, team-work, and customer service skills Proficient in EMR documentation Ability to multi-task constantly, react to changes quickly/productively, and tolerate interruptions Ability to perform work when no directions are given, and give directions to others

Keywords: St. Francis Health Center, Manhattan , RN/Registered Nurse - Rapid Response Team - Nights, Healthcare , Manhattan, Kansas

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