RN/Registered Nurse or LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) - Clinic (Float Pool)
Company: The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Position: RN/Registered Nurse or LPN/Licensed Practical Nurse -
Clinic (Float Pool) Schedule: 8am - 5pm (Monday thru Friday)
Location: University Kansas Health System - St. Francis (Various
Clinics) Registered Nurses/Licensed Practical Nurses function under
the direction of the Nurse Director/Manager and is responsible for
coordination of safe patient care delivery for specified and
diverse patient populations. The RN assesses patient/family needs,
develops and prioritizes patient goals, evaluates care delivery,
and continually revised the plan of care to meet the biological,
emotional, psychosocial, spiritual, developmental, and educational
needs of the patient/family. The RN Delegates care as appropriate
to optimize patient outcomes.
The RN adheres to the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. Registered Nurse
(RN) / Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) duties include: The overall
direction and supervision of all patient care during his/her shift.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skill to carry out the nursing
process when providing patient care. Satisfies the established
standards of the nursing practice.
Supervises and delegates patient care tasks to LVN/LPN or CNA and
other patient care team members. Promotes teamwork with physicians
and personnel of other departments. Perform other duties as
assigned Recording the patient's history. Giving medication as
prescribed by the physician.
Taking vital signs such as blood pressure, temperature, and weight.
Basic wound care including cleaning and bandaging injured areas.
Giving injections of medications. Providing immunizations.
Accountable for self and self-actions: Engages in self-evaluation
of practice and takes action to improve knowledge and skills.
Promotes consensus building and applies techniques of conflict
resolution and conduct improvement. Retains accountability for
quality of care given to the patient. Advancing Healthcare Together
- The Future of Healthcare is in Topeka Kansas Why The University
of Kansas Health System St.
Francis Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength.
They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every
day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for
our patients and each other.
Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide
meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will
have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's
life and change the course of healthcare. Our Place.
St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of
high-quality, compassionate care. For more than 100 years, the
hospital has combined compassionate care with lifesaving
technological advancements to our patients and the communities
served. Today, the hospital has 378 licensed beds, a history of
technological advancements, and a generous and supportive
The UKHS - St. Francis Campus is fully accredited by the Joint
Commission. We also have the following notable accreditations and
certifications: Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification
Inpatient Rehab Stroke Certification Chest Pain Accreditation, by
the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care Breast Imaging Center of
Excellence, by the American College of Radiology (CoC)
Accreditation RN Requirements: Registered Nurse Associates Degree,
BSN degree preferred Current State of Kansas RN licensure. Current
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
At least one year in similar health care setting preferred. Basic
computer skills. Familiar with Microsoft Office and EPIC, preferred
Requirements: LPN: High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate
from certified LPN school program.
Registered with an accredited agency for LPNs. Current Basic Life
Support (BLS) certification. Work experience in a comparable health
care setting is preferred. Interpersonal and communication
Ability to learn to perform direct patient care, basic nursing
procedures. Ability to interpret and communicate data relevant to
patients' needs and responses to care.
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