Find yourself among the best. At The University of Kansas Hospital, nurses deliver world-class patient care in an environment where opinions are respected, professionalism is rewarded and teamwork is valued. Nurses come here to practice at the leading edge of their profession, to be an integral part of medical breakthroughs and to handle complex cases that community hospitals rarely if ever see. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.
We currently have an opening for a Nurse Practitioner in our Hospital Occupational Health Clinic.
PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY STATEMENT FOR NURSES
At The University of Kansas Hospital, we strive to create a dynamic culture of professional behavior that requires personal and team accountability, self-reflection, integrity and respect. A nurse at The University of Kansas Hospital has a professional obligation to provide the highest quality of care that is reflective of the culture and to adhere to organizational policies and best practices.
This culture is actualized through image, attitudes and behavior.
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is a licensed registered professional nurse with graduate preparation (Master's or Doctorate) from an accredited NP program. Licensed independent practitioners who provide care in primary and/or specialty care settings. According to their practice specialty, these primary care providers deliver nursing care and medical services to individuals, families, and groups. Works with a collaborative physician as described in a Collaborative Practice Agreement.
· Performs comprehensive assessment of selected patients/families with complex care needs.
· Addresses issues at the point of care.
· Coordinates the technical competency of staff nurses and medical residents and maintains specialty validations/certifications.
· Facilitates desired patient and organizational outcomes through consultation and collaboration.
· Master's Degree in Nursing.
· Kansas ARNP license.
· Three to five years of clinical experience in the specialty area.
· ANCC certification from a Nurse Practitioner program.
· Needs to obtain privileges through medical staff office within first six months of employment.
· Must have an American Heart Association basic life support (BLS) or an American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.