The nursing unit is looking for a full-time day charge nurse to work 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The Bone, Joint & Spine Center has many unique features that make it stand out from a typical hospital stay.
#of Beds on Unit: 11
Nurse to Patient Ratio: 5/1
Knee Hip Replacement Essential Functions:
HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
|Description of Information||Level|
|Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion||Primary|
|Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates||Secondary|
|Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical||Primary|
|Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes||None|
Education/Experience: One year RN expereince requred. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment); knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required; knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases. Minimum of one year experience caring for patients with orthopedic diseases and disorders such as arthritis, bone fractures, broken bones and joint replacements is preferred. Maintains a minimum of 4 hours annually in Knee/Hip education.
Certificates and Licenses: Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment; Certified medical/surgical registered nurse, certified rehabilitation registered nurse or certified orthopedic nurse preferred.