NURSING ASSOCIATE
The University of Kansas Hospital - Kansas

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Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.
We currently have an opening for a Nursing Associate.

Responsibilities:
  • Works under the direction of a RN/Charge Nurse and performs within the scope of the KSBN Nurse Practice Act as an unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP).
  • Performs basic unlicensed skills (ADLs and vital signs) and Associate I skills and techniques.
  • Seeks direction and supervision from an RN on any task not trained or not meeting competency.
  • Communicates changes in patient's condition promptly and appropriately to the RN.
  • Accurately completes order entry in electronic medical record as requested by manager/unit needs.
  • Answers patient call lights pro actively on the unit.
  • Receives/relays all forms of communication accurately, promptly, courteously, and to the appropriate person/department.
Requirements:
  • Must Be enrolled in an accredited Bachelors of Nursing Program
  • Must have completed at least an initial Technical Skill course in an Accredited BSN Program.
  • Techniques checklist is required.
  • Must have an American Heart Association basic life support (BLS) or an American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.

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