As a Registered Nurse on this Progressive Care Unit 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. Responsibilities:
- Accountable for utilizing the nursing process.
- Responsible for performing patient care delegating patient care tasks and for supervision of other patient care staff.
- Responsible for coordinating 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.
- This clinical nurse demonstrates proficiency and abides by policies rules guidelines and procedures.
To 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.
Saint Luke's has a strong nurse governance and we encourage all of our nurses to participate and help us make Saint Luke's The Best Place To Get Care, The Best Place To Give Care.
Our leaders support and encourage their nurses to take their careers to the next level and participate in various projects and initiatives that directly impact patient care and the organization.Benefits:
- Health, Vision and Dental
- Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans
- Flex and Health Savings Accounts
- Tuition and Education Reimbursement
- Retirement Options
- Clinical Advancement Program - Shared Governance, Unit Based Project, Career Advancement
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City is one of the largest faith-based care hospitals in the region-offering many specialized programs and services. Our network of more than 600 physicians represents more than 60 medical specialties.
Saint Luke'sHospitalhas been recognized byU.S. News & World Reportas one of the elite hospitals in the nation. It is nationally ranked in two specialties for 2019-20 and honored as high performing intwo additional specialties.
Saint Luke's Hospital is a primary teaching hospital for theUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, which includes a physician residency program. Job Requirements
Less than 1 year
Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse (MO) - National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NURSYS)
Bachelor's Degree: Nursing (Required) Job Details
Night (United States of America) 'The best place to get care. The best place to give care.' That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire only non-tobacco users.