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Unit Coordinator - Unit 53 Inpatient Internal Medi

at University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kansas, United States

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Unit Coordinator – Unit 53 Inpatient Internal Medicine

Position Summary / Career Interest:Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs. Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs. Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff. Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff. Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management. Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction. Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance. Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes.

Internal Medicine – Unit 53

Our unit is extremely focused on teamwork and the best patient care can only happen with teamwork. We love having new people join our team and do this by having a very open and welcoming culture. We support and develop all members of our team creating a culture of continuous learning. We opened this unit as a team in November 2017 which was an amazing experience. We have all learned and grown so much in our nursing careers and got to do this together. We are so fortunate to care for such a wide variety of patients. Every day we are all seeing or learning something new to make us better nurses and caregivers.

This medical surgical 28 bed unit provides advanced and specialized care to patients with a wide variety of medical conditions including renal failure, liver failure, respiratory complications, infections and many other diagnoses. Comorbidities and psychosocial backgrounds in turn creates individualized and customized care for each of our patients. Nurse to patient ratio is 4:1.

This unit is identified as a dedicated unit for the patient population it serves, allowing for close collaboration with the physicians and other ancillary team members.

Full time night shift

Position Description:

  • Provides charge nurse responsibilities, including assignments, management of throughput, staffing to matrix, and responding to patient and staff needs.
  • Manages a patient care assignment as indicated by patient care needs.
  • Assists with hiring, education and performance evaluation of the staff.
  • Works with the Nurse Manager and Human Resources in performance management counseling and discipline of staff.
  • Instructs staff and ensures compliance with standards through daily on-going monitoring and performance management.
  • Serves as a role model and mentor for excellence in clinical practice and patient and employee satisfaction.
  • Takes personal responsibility for achieving productivity targets and budget compliance.
  • Has primary involvement and responsibility for unit performance improvement activities and outcomes.
  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Preferred:

  • 2 years of clinical experience
  • Professional Nursing Certification

Time Type:Full time

Job Requisition ID:R-627

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Job Details

Company

University of Kansas Hospital

Location

3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66103
United States

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Job Order: 11394589

Posted On: Feb 07, 2021

Updated On: Mar 09, 2021