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The University of Kansas Hospital Prairie Village, KS
Position Summary/Career Interest

The Perioperative RN provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care.

This Perioperative RN will be working solely in our Ophthalmology OR.

Responsibilities

* Analyzes assessment data to determine diagnosis/patient care priorities.

* Collaborates and coordinates care of the patient with the interdisciplinary team.

* Completes comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit.

* Develops and updates the patient plan of care.

* Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy.

* Evaluates effectiveness of interventions and revises plan of care on an ongoing basis.

* Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.).

* Implements the plan of care utilizing resources and best evidence.

* Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine.

* Involves patient/family in identification of expected outcomes and goals.

* Participates in unit and/or department quality improvement efforts.

* Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

* Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

Qualifications

Required:

* Associate's Degree in Nursing

* BLS Certification

* Registered Nurse in State of Kansas

Preferred:

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

* Perioperative nursing experience

* Experience in Ophthalmology