Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

Staff Nurse (CMH SURGERY CLINICS) (42855768)
Location: Kansas City, Missouri - United States
Posted: 11/20/2017


PRN As Needed 730-1800 (hours vary) Day shift
The Department of Surgery at Children's Mercy Hospital improves the lives of infants and children through innovative surgical care. Our surgeons perform more than 19,000 surgeries each year. Our staff includes experts who co-authored Pediatric Surgery, the leading academic textbook for medical students, and Atlas of Pediatric Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy ? a resource used by pediatric surgeons across the globe.
A Surgery Clinic nurses spend approximately 50% of their time in clinics and 50% of time in the office/phones. The skills for clinic nurse are critical thinking, effective communication, triage, assessment, education and coordination of care.
Surgery Clinic RN competencies include; Gtube/button change, pregnancy testing, straight cathing, bladder scanning, remove sutures/staples.
Job Responsibilities:

Registered nurses provide illness management and health promotion for patients and families who require hospital care. Registered staff nurses utilize the nursing process and knowledge of scientific principles to provide safe, high quality, comprehensive, and age appropriate nursing care for their assigned patients. Registered staff nurses provide patient and family education and advocate for their needs. Registered nurses coordinate patient care with nonprofessional personnel as necessary.

Job Requirements:

Associates Degree or equivalent

Direct care nurses without a BSN hired on or after September 1, 2013 are required to enroll in an academic program promptly in order to complete their BSN degree requirements within 5 years of their hire date
Staff Nurse II's must submit an ADVANCE portfolio by December 31st annually to maintain their status
Bachelors degree (BSN) preferred
1-2 years experience
Current professional license in MO and KS
BLS and PEARS or PALS certification
Specialty Nursing certification encouraged for all eligible nurses (preferred)
EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Per Diem
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Other
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