Olathe Medical Center Registered Nurse (RN) - Resource Team/Float Pool in Olathe, Kansas
Job Summary: The 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 RN collaborates with others to integrate assessment and input of the patient, family and the interdisciplinary team. 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.
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Minimum Requirements: • Have a two-year Associate’s Degree – graduate from an accredited school of nursing • Organizational, Verbal Communication, Assessment, Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize, Customer Relations & Critical Thinking/Reasoning • Maintain an 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); required 7 days from date of hire • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); required 180 days from date of hire
Key Responsibilities: • Adheres to and/or maintains departmental policies and procedures, to be regulatory compliant with TJC, OSHA, safety standards, or other regulatory agencies. • Demonstrates flexibility required to meet changing priorities. • Maintains respectful working relationships with co-workers and encourages the team approach. • Approaches work in a manner that makes quality improvement a part of every activity. • Performs job duties in a manner to consistently improve the patient experience and minimize delays. Assists with hourly rounding utilizing the 4 "P's". Promptly answers call lights and responds appropriately. Supportive of others involved in patient's care. Assists the patient and family with coordinating care to meet individual needs. • Consistently demonstrates cost savings activities: Minimize supply waste. Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks and manages time efficiently. Offers suggestions for cost savings. • Demonstrates knowledge of departmental information by: regularly attending staff meetings, reading email information, attending departmental in-service offerings, reading communication books, reviewing available literature and resource material. • Takes appropriate action in emergency situations, i.s., code blue, MRT, code orange. • Demonstrates appropriate and effective conflict resolution skills. Step 1: addresses issues with individuals involved in a courteous and professional manner Step2: escalates issues to appropriate CRN / Manager, as necessary.
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