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THE CHILDRENS MERCY HOSPITAL Staff Nurse in Kansas City, Missouri

CLICK HERE TO HEAR SOME OF OUR NURSES TALK ABOUT THEIR EXPERIENCES AT Company MERCYless thanbr> Prior to completing the application using the ""Apply Now"" button at the bottom of the page please plan to also complete this short introductory video interview utilizing the link below. You will want to plan an appropriate amount of time and dress for the video. This will be your first interview with Company Mercy. It must be completed within a week of your application to be considered for this position. Thank you.less thanbr> HTTPS://CHILDRENSMERCY.HIREVUE.COM/OPENVUE/339CBZDGIV/less thanbr> We are a 41-bed unit with 35 single-patient rooms and three, two-patient rooms. Patients range in age from neonate to 18 years. We work with a team of pediatric intensivists ICU physicians and resident physicians, who are in the hospital 24/7.less thanbr> PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE PICU REQUIRE INVASIVE PROCEDURES AND TREATMENTS SUCH AS:less thanbr> * Mechanical ventilation, including High Frequency Oscillator Ventilationless thanbr> * Continuous infusions, e.g., insulin, thrombolytics, vasoactive medicationsless thanbr> * Care and pressure monitoring of arterial lines and central venous linesless thanbr> * ICP monitoringless thanbr> * Cardioversion/Defibrillationless thanbr> * External/transthoracic pacingless thanbr> * Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy CRRTless thanbr> * ECMOless thanbr> COMMON DIAGNOSES INCLUDE:less thanbr> * Respiratory failure/distressless thanbr> * Congenital pre- and post-operative heart defectsless thanbr> * Endocrine disturbances, e.g., DKAless thanbr> * Neurological disturbances, e.g., closed head injury, seizure disordersless thanbr> * Traumaless thanbr> * Pre- and post-transplant, e.g., renal, bone marrow, liver and heartless thanbr> JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:less thanbr> Registered nurses provide illness management and health promotion for patients and families who require hospital care. Registered staff nurses utilize the nursing process and knowledge of scientific principles to provide safe, high quality, comprehensive, and age appropriate nursing care for their assigned patients. Registered staff nurses provide patient and family education and advocate for their needs. Registered nurses coordinate patient care with nonprofessional personnel, as necessary.less thanbr> JOB REQUIREMENTS:less thanbr> * Associates Degreeless thanbr> * Current employees RN I, II, III, IV hired before September 1, 2013 are grandfathered and permitted to continue in the Direct Care Nursing roleless thanbr> * No Experience necessary / On-the-Job Trainingless thanbr> * Bachelor's degree preferredless thanbr> * Preferred for all Direct Care Nurses hired after September 1, 2013less thanbr> * Direct Care Nurses hired after September 1, 2013 without a BSN must complete their degree within 5 years of their hire dateless thanbr> * No Experience necessary / On-the-Job Trainingless thanbr> * RNs who reside in Kansas hold a Kansas Multi-State Compact License, required upon hire.less thanbr> * RNs who reside in Missouri hold a Missouri Multi-State Compact License, required upon hire.less thanbr> * Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications, upon hire.less thanbr> * Specialty Certification relevant to unit's patient population determined by Nurse Manager/Director preferredless thanbr> * Software Application Skills e.g. Microsoft Office Suiteless thanbr> * Skillful use of the clinical information system and other professional softwareless thanbr>less thanbr> EEO Employer/Disabled/Vetless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanbr>Employer's Job# 16400less thanbr>Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.