Ortho Progressive Care Unit RN - Full Time Night
Company: Saint Luke's Health System
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Job DescriptionThe Opportunity:Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas
City - Plaza Location is seeking a Registered Nurse for our
Progressive Care Unit, specializing Orthopedics. You will provide
care for a variety patients with various medical conditions and
acuity levels. This team specializes in Orthopedics, but sees
patients with other complex medical conditions and treatment plans.
This is a challenging fast-paced environment with high patient turn
over. Nurses on this team are trained to initiate and maintain IV
infusions like: heparin, lasix, Cardizem, amiodarone, & PCA/CADD
pumps. This is a great opportunity to expand your nursing skills
and quickly grow your career. This position will give you the
opportunity to participate in our shared governance and be part of
various quality improvement initiatives.This team is part of our
Level 1 Trauma and Academic Medical Center. This is a tight knit
team that is passionate about knowledge sharing, collaboration, and
helping each other become the best they can be; A team that works
towards continuous improvement and is never afraid to keep learning
more and ask questions. This is diverse team with diverse
backgrounds, skill levels, and experience.The Work:
- Utilizes the nursing process
- Performs patient care, delegating patient care tasks and for
supervision of other patient care staff
- Coordinates the plan of care for a group of assigned patients
and consulting with other members of the health care team when
indicated to ensure optimal patient outcomes
- Demonstrates proficiency and abides by policies, rules,
guidelines and proceduresTo be successful in this position, you
will need strong communication skills, desire to always learn more,
passion for outcomes and patient advocacy, and the drive to go
above and beyond in your role. This opportunity will allow you to
work autonomously and with your team in ensuring patient centered
care is delivered. We are seeking a team player who enjoys building
relationships with their peers and their patients. We are looking
for natural leaders that enjoy teaching others while being taught
at the same time.Why Saint Luke's?
- Our leadership supports nurse engagement and allows their
voices to be heard.
- We value our nurses' knowledge, experience, and expertise to
improve patient outcomes and quality care.
- The opportunity to make an impact on their unit, hospital,
health system, and the healthcare industry.
- Strong nurse governance and we encourage all of our RNs to
- Various CEU, Continuing Education, Leadership and other career
- Career Advancement Program dedicated to RNs.
- Saint Luke's offers competitive salaries and benefits packages
to all eligible employees, click here to find out more.Job
RequirementsApplicable Experience:Less than 1 yearBasic Life
Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse
- VariousAssociate Degree (Required)Job DetailsFull TimeNight
(United States of America)The best place to get care. The best
place to give care. Saint Luke's 12,000 employees strive toward
that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only
faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City.
Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional
professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the
best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive
workspace where all voices matter.Join the Kansas City region's
premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.
We hire only non-tobacco users.Effective November 1st, 2021, full
COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint
Luke's Health System employees unless a medical or religious
exemption is approved.
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