Spine Center Interventional Procedures RN
The University of Kansas Health System is a world-class academic medical center and destination for complex care and diagnosis. We are driven by our commitment to service, to continuous improvement and to the highest degree of excellence. Every member of our team shares an unwavering commitment to put patients first. We offer a wide array of career opportunities, along with competitive pay and outstanding benefits. We invite you to join us as we continue to advance the power of academic medicine.
We currently have an opening for an Interventional Pain Management Registered Nurse to provide professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Administers medications and conscious sedation per hospital policy
Assists in the daily upkeeping of the clinic, accudose management, crash cart checks, blood glucose monitoring, and maintenance of supplies par levels
Assists in the development and implementation of department/unit quality improvement activities
Coordinates care delivery; utilizes resources to promote the continuum of care
Coordinates patient information such as lab results, radiology reports, history and physicals and physician orders in an efficient organized manner to facilitate the timely progression of the clinic schedule
Demonstrates professionalism by practicing, maintaining, and increasing knowledge of nursing and healthcare trends through evidenced based practice
Engages in shared decision making model at global, unit, or project level
Performs appropriate follow through after the procedures (dressing of site, physical assessment to include vital signs and neuro checks, and notifies physician immediately of any untoward effects)
Performs patient assessment by assimilating data about the patients physiological and psychosocial status, safety issues, self-care, educational needs, discharge planning, etc.
Prepares and assists the physician with procedures (positioning of patient, prep of appropriate site, obtaining correct medications and supplies)
- 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.
Registered Nurse in the state of Kansas
Associate?s degree (or higher) in Nursing; must complete BSN within five years of hire
ACLS within six months of hire
Minimum of two years RN experience