Charge Registered Nurse / RN Rehab

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The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus
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Topeka, Kansas
recency icon Posted 09-07-2023

Job Description

OverviewCharge Registered Nurse RN, Rehabilitation Unit A, Full Time, Days Location: University Kansas Health System – St. Francis (Main Campus) The Charge Nurse manages the shift operations of a specified clinical area, including coordination of patient care, supervision of a professional team which includes nursing staff and other staff as appropriate, and troubleshooting of problem areas. Ensures adherence to hospital and department policies and procedures. Reports to the Director or designee. Advancing Healthcare Together – The Future of Healthcare is in Topeka Kansas Why The University of Kansas Health System St. FrancisOur People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.Our Place. St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high-quality, compassionate care. For more than 100 years, the hospital has combined compassionate care with lifesaving technological advancements to our patients and the communities served. Today, the hospital has 378 licensed beds, a history of technological advancements, and a generous and supportive community. The UKHS - St. Francis Campus is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. We also have the following notable accreditations and certifications:Advanced Primary Stroke Center CertificationInpatient Rehab Stroke CertificationChest Pain Accreditation, by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient CareBreast Imaging Center of Excellence, by the American College of Radiology(CoC) Accreditation We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees.Learn more at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information | The University of Kansas St. Francis Campus ( ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation.Clearly communicates, both orally and in writing, to foster staff and patient understanding of treatment planSensitive to the patient's needs such as physical, spiritual, and emotional and evaluates response to the delivery of care.Supports and promotes the organizational priorities.Effectively manages department/patient activities in a time efficient manner to ensure the delivery of care is well-organized and proficient.Provides quality customer service to patients, families, coworkers, and other members of the interdisciplinary health care team to create a professional and respectful environment.Role models leadership qualities and behaviors. Motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. QualificationsRequirements: Associates/Bachelor degree in Nursing; BSN preferred.Current Kansas RN licensureBasic Life Support (BLS) certificationAt least one year recent experience in a similar healthcare setting, preferred.Basic computer skills.Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel) and EPIC software; preferred. Preferred: Certification of specialty preferred, ACLS (Unit Specific), PALS/NRP for Peds/NLC. Management experience What We Offer: Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance401K Retirement PlanPTOStudent Loan ForgivenessTuition ReimbursementShift Differential (Evening and Night Shift)