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Stormont-Vail Healthcare Registered Nurse in Topeka, Kansas


Assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients through the therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation, and other health care team members.

The delivery of professional nursing care at Stormont Vail Health is guided by Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring and the theory of Shared governance, both of which are congruent with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Watson’s Caring Theory ensures the development of therapeutic relationships and involves human beings and their spirit in every aspect of care delivery, and is demonstrated through the implementation of ten (10) carative behaviors:

  1. attentive listening

  2. comforting

  3. honesty

  4. patience

  5. responsibility

  6. providing information to allow informed decisions

  7. touch

  8. sensitivity

  9. respect

  10. calling the patient by name


BSN preferred. Meets educational preparation or other qualifications within specified time frames as determined/outlined by specific department policy.

Certificates and Licenses:

Current RN licensure in the State of Kansas.

BLS Certification required within 90 days of hire.

Additional certification may be required for certain patient care settings or populations. The department director will provide specific information and the timeframe in which such certification must be attained at the time of hire/transfer into department.