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Children''s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Staff Nurse in Overland Park, Kansas

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Job Responsibilities:

Registered nurses provide illness management and health promotion for patients and families who require hospital care. Registered staff nurses utilize the nursing process and knowledge of scientific principles to provide safe, high quality, comprehensive, and age appropriate nursing care for their assigned patients. Registered staff nurses provide patient and family education and advocate for their needs. Registered nurses coordinate patient care with nonprofessional personnel, as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Associates Degree

  • Current employees (RN I, II, III, IV) hired before September 1, 2013 are grandfathered and permitted to continue in the Direct Care Nursing role

  • No Experience necessary / On-the-Job Training

  • Bachelor's degree (preferred)

  • Preferred for all Direct Care Nurses hired after September 1, 2013

  • Direct Care Nurses hired after September 1, 2013 without a BSN must complete their degree within 5 years of their hire date

  • No Experience necessary / On-the-Job Training

  • RNs who reside in Kansas hold a Kansas Multi-State (Compact) License, required upon hire.

  • RNs who reside in Missouri hold a Missouri Multi-State (Compact) License, required upon hire.

  • Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications, upon hire.

  • Specialty Certification relevant to unit's patient population (determined by Nurse Manager/Director) (preferred)

  • Software Application Skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite)

  • Skillful use of the clinical information system and other professional software

    EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

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