Olathe Medical Center New Graduate-Registered Nurse (RN) - Critical Care Unit (CCU/ICU) in Olathe, Kansas
Olathe Health is looking for dedicated and caring professionals to join our system! Olathe Medical Center, Inc, a 300-bed general acute care facility, is recruiting now for New Graduate Nurse Residents to join our team!
Formal orientation with a preceptor on a designated unit. Formal education classes (4 hours each month for one year) including online, in-class and simulation. Optional learning experiences in ancillary supportive areas (Wound Care, Cath Lab, Pre-op/PACU, Respiratory Therapy). Mentorship after unit orientation.
All residents in the program must have passed NCLEX and received Kansas RN licensure prior to start.
Day and Nights positions available.
Designated Units: • 2E: Medical/Surgical/Telemetry unit specializing in abdominal and urologic surgeries • 2N/2S: Medical/Surgical/Telemetry unit specializing in breast and gynecological surgeries • 3E: Acute Telemetry/Neuro unit specializing in stroke and neurological disorders • 3N: Acute Telemetry/Renal unit specializing in renal impairment and dialysis • 3S: Progressive Care Unit (Step Down for ICU) specializing in chest surgeries and DKA • 4th Floor: Acute Telemetry unit specializing in cardiac procedures and cardiac diagnoses • 5E: Medical/Surgical/Telemetry unit specializing in Orthopedics, Oncology, and Spinal surgeries • CCU: Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit • ECC: Emergency department
Position Description: The Nurse Resident Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process to coordinate the interdisciplinary approach to patient care. He/she provides safe, therapeutic care in a holistic and systematic way. He/she integrates knowledge, skills and experiences to meet the needs of patients and families through the continuum of care. The Nurse Resident RN collaborates with others to integrate assessment and input of the patient, family and the interdisciplinary team. The Nurse Resident RN takes direction from his/her preceptor, manager, educator and/or director and always maintains a culture of patient safety and quality. He/she ensures improvements in practice settings by assuming responsibility for self-development in life-long learning. Demonstrates leadership skills in decision-making and problem solving. The Nurse Resident 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: Minimum 2 Year/Associate Degree -Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Preferred: 4 Year/Bachelors Degree-BSN degree from an accredited university Knowledge, Skills:Customer Relations, Organizational-Skills, Verbal Communication, Critical Thinking/Reasoning/Assessment skills , Ability to Multi Task and prioritize - Required License, Registration and/or Certification: Active Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in accordance with the Kansas Nurse Licensure Compact required upon hire Healthcare Provider CPR – (American Heart Association or American Red Cross ONLY) required within 7 days from date of hire
*Two letters of recommendation from a current Nursing Instructor are recommended at time of interview EEO Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet