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The University of Kansas Health System Med/Surg RN (FT, Days OR Nights) in Great Bend, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12314972

Under the supervision of the nursing departments 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.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

  • Prior experience in specialty field preferred.

  • Knowledge of general nursing theory and practice.

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing

  • BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

  • ACLS certification required within 6 months of employment.

Job Description:

  • Demonstrates applied knowledge base in areas of medical/ surgical 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.