The University of Kansas Health System

Clinic LPN/RN - Southwind Surgical (Full-time; days)

Department Southwind Surgical
Shift Days - Full-Time
Requisition ID
2020-21908
Position Location
HaysMed
City
Hays
Category
Nursing

Position Summary

Responsible for carrying out patient care in accordance with physicians' orders. Provides for the well-being of patients by assessing condition, providing treatments and administers prescribed drugs and documents progress and other observations in the patient chart.

 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.
  • Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.
  • Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.
  • Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.
  • Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.
  • Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.

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:

 

Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
None – no approved access

 

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

Primary

 
 

Qualifications

Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; prior experience in specialty field preferred; knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required. For all RN associates, a BSN is required or must obtain within 4 years of employment. 

 

Certificates and Licenses: Current Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing; specialty certification preferred; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment.

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