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The University of Kansas Health System PRN Registered Nurse in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

We currently have an opening for a PRN Registered Nurse on our Neurology/Epilepsy/ENT unit.

CA6 – Neurology/Epilepsy/ENT

This state-of-the-art telemetry unit is dedicated to the care of the Neuroscience patient population. Nurses will work with a team of Neurospecialists in General Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurooncology, Movement Disorders, Stroke, and Neuro Critical Care. Our patient population includes, but is not limited hydrocephalus, acute is chemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, sub arachnoid hemorrhage, neuromuscular diseases, neuroinfectious diseases, head and neck surgical intervention, intermediate microvascular surgical intervention, epilepsy and seizure monitoring. Technology utilized in this state of the art unit will include Phillips Agilent telemetry monitoring system, seizure monitoring with advanced seizure detection equipment, some hemodynamic monitoring, specialized neurologic monitoring including pupillometry, external ventricular drainage, and lumbar drainage.

This state-of-the-art telemetry unit is dedicated to the care of the Neuroscience patient population. Nurses will work with a team of Neurospecialists in General Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurooncology, Movement Disorders, Stroke, and Neuro Critical Care. Our patient population includes, but is not limited to craniotomy for tumors, arteriovenous malformations, and intra cranial aneurysms, craniocerebral trauma, spinal cord injury, inter vertebral disk and bony abnormalities of the spine requiring surgical intervention, movement disorders requiring surgical intervention (Parkinson's Disease, Essential Tremor, etc.), surgical intervention for chronic pain and/or spasticity management, hydrocephalus, acute is chemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, sub arachnoid hemorrhage, neuromuscular diseases, neuroinfectious diseases, epilepsy and seizure monitoring. Technology utilized in this state of the art unit will include Phillips Agilent telemetry monitoring system, seizure monitoring with advanced seizure detection equipment, some hemodynamic monitoring, specialized neurologic monitoring including pupillometry, external ventricular drainage, and lumbar drainage.

  • Provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients.

  • Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population.

  • Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care.

  • Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: 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. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing

  • BLS Certification

  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas

  • Minimum one year of experience as a Registered Nurse

  • Ability to understand and speak English

  • Ability to read and write English

Requisition ID: 2020-26996

Display Department Title: CA6 Neurology/Epilepsy/ENT PCU

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

External Company URL: https://careers-kansashealthsystem.icims.com

Street: 4000 Cambridge Street

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