Clinical Resource Nurse
Olathe Health System - Olathe, KS

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Olathe Health System, Inc. is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! If you enjoy an environment of team oriented patient care and an excellent staff of co-workers, you have found the right place! Olathe Medical Center, Inc, a 300-bed general acute care facility is currently looking for a Clinical Resource Nurse professional to join our team.

If you are committed to helping improve the health of our communities in an environment of trust and collaboration, you are welcome to apply online: www.olathehealth.org/Careers

EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer)

Position Description:
The Clinical Resource Nurse (CRN) coordinates patient care activities on a daily basis by directing patient flow and assignments on the nursing unit or department assigned. The CRN has excellent clinical skills and maintains competence in general nursing and unit-specific education and competencies. Provides formal and informal mentoring and assistance to staff with clinical activities and decision-making. Participates in overseeing and/or planning unit orientation, validation, education and in-service needs. Works with nursing instructors and nursing students regarding student experiences in the nursing unit/department. Actively participates in PI activities, committees, and task forces to improve nursing practice and care.

He/she ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, serves as a resource, preceptor, and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision-making and problem solving. The RN integrates and communicates knowledge and sensitivity to patient's psychosocial, spiritual, cultural and age specific needs. He/she practices within the boundaries of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, specialty standards and organizational/departmental policies and procedures.

Position Requirements:
Education:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
2 year/Associate degree required

Experience:
3-5 years RN experience required

Knowledge, Skills:
Verbal communication, organizational, assessment, customer relations, critical thinking/reasoning, and ability to multi task and prioritize required

License, Registration and/or Certification (if applicable):
Registered Nurse (RN) Licensure in the state of Kansas required
Healthcare provider CPR certification (American Heart Association ONLY) required