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RN/Registered Nurse-Operating Room

Company: St. Francis Health Center
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Overview Position: RN/Registered Nurse - Operating Room Schedule: PRN Location: University Kansas Health System - St. Francis (Main Campus) We are looking for your experience, knowledge and patient care skills where you will be responsible for the triage of patient calls, follow up with patient via physicians' protocols, contact physicians in emergent situations, assist the physicians with special procedures as requested, and will also have oversight of the physicians' surgery schedules. Other duties as assigned. The Registered Nurse delivers nursing care as defined by the Kansas Nurse Practice Act and the policies and procedures of The University of Kansas Health System-St.

Francis Campus. The Registered Nurse reports to the department director or designee 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 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 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. Qualifications *2 year degree in nursing *Current Kansas RN Licensure. *BLS Certification *One year RN experience What We Offer: Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance 401K Retirement Plan PTO Student Loan Forgiveness Tuition Reimbursement Shift Differential (Evening and Night Shift)

Keywords: St. Francis Health Center, Manhattan , RN/Registered Nurse-Operating Room, Healthcare , Manhattan, Kansas

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