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RN Acute Care Ortho/Spine

Wichita, KS · Healthcare
Position:   RN Acute Care Ortho/Spine
Location:  Wichita, KS
Benefits:  Yes, full, comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, 401K with match, Stock, Tuition Reimbursement, Adoption Assistance, etc.
Relocation:  Possible, determined on a case by case basis
Salary: Based on experience
Sign-On Bonus:  Up to $5,000 for experienced RN’s
Facility Type:   760-Beds, Full Service Acute Care Hospital
Position Type:  Full-time, permanent position
Shift:   Full-time Days and Nights (rotating weekends) 3-Nights and 5-Days
JOB DESCRIPTION
  • Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Directs and oversees all nursing care for the department-specific patient population in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the Medical Center and the Kansas Nurse Practice Act.
  • Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes
  • Supports the organization's vision and mission and utilize knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care
  • Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care
  • Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements
  • Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education
  • Monitors patients’ progress toward the attainment of outcomes
  • Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others
  • Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing and advocating for patient care
  • Considers safety and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care
  • Makes decisions and actions on behalf of patients in an ethical manner
  • Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department
  • Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships
  • Evaluates and participate in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accept responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of age-appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s)
  • Utilizes critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s)
  • Securer, administer and handle medication according to established guidelines
EDUCATION:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Registered Nurse License (KS)
  • BLS
  • ONS Chemotherapy, not required but highly desired
  • Biotherapy course, not required but highly desired
EXPERIENCE:
  • 1 to 2 years acute care experience - Preferred
  • New Grads will be considered!
  • SNF/LTAC experience will be considered!
WHY WORK FOR US?
Together, we believe our success is dependent on an environment where caregivers, staff, administrators, physicians and volunteers are at the core of a patients-first culture.
We offer: 
  • Security and stability from working with America’s leading healthcare provider! 
  • Unmatched potential for a variety, flexibility and career growth. 
  • The joy of teaming with people who share your passion for the care and improvement of human life.
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