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Critical Care Staff Nurse - Adele Hall Operating Room- Day/Evening Shift

Company: Children's Mercy KC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!:
Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children's Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years. -Children's Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City - a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children's health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital. - -

Overview:
The Operating Room at Children's Mercy Hospital has an exclusive RN nursing staff allowing RN's versatile roles of circulating, scrubbing and RN First Assisting. We have 18 operating rooms at our downtown Adele Hall campus and 4 operating rooms at the Children's Mercy Kansas campus. As a level-one trauma center, our procedures encompass a wide range of acuity in the following surgical sub-specialties: General surgery, Neuro surgery, Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Oral surgery, Orthopedics, Plastic surgery, Urology, GYN, and Dermatology. Patients range in age from neonates to young adults with a 1:1 nurse to patient ratio. The operating room department is complimented by instrument processing specialists, orderlies and administrative assistants. We also work side by side with attending physicians, fellows, residents, and our anesthesia team to provide extraordinary care for our pediatric surgical patients daily. -At Children's Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity. -Additionally, it's important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children's Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.

Responsibilities:
Utilizes the nursing process to develop and implement a safe, high quality, comprehensive, and age-appropriate plan of care for the critically ill patient and family that promotes optimal patient outcomes.Meets the educational and informational needs of the patient and family and advocates for their needs.Maintains an environment that is safe, comfortable, efficient, and family centered.Utilizes current research and evidence for practice to expand personal professional knowledge, enhance role performance, and improve nursing care quality.

Qualifications:
Associate's Degree required and 1-2 years experience orBachelor's Degree preferred and No Experience necessary / On-the-Job TrainingOne of the following: Licensed RN - MO, Registered Nurse Multistate License Missouri required upon hireOne of the following: Licensed RN - Kansas, Registered Nurse Multistate License Kansas required upon hireRN Compact license for all states besides KS and MOEmployees must obtain Licensed RN - Kansas or equivalent within 90 daysRefer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications Required Upon HireSpecialty Nursing Certification encouraged for all eligible nurses Preferred

Starting Pay:
-Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $29.38, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience. -

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet:
Children's Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children's Mercy is smoke and tobacco free. -

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

Keywords: Children's Mercy KC, Kansas City , Critical Care Staff Nurse - Adele Hall Operating Room- Day/Evening Shift, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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