Children''s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Staff Nurse in Kansas City, Missouri

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Sedation nurses provide family-centered nursing care to outpatient and inpatient pediatric patients requiring diagnostic imaging and/or painful procedures in a multidisciplinary team environment. The largest populations of patients are cared for in the Radiology department and this growing practice is expanding to provide nursing services to patients receiving sedation and general anesthesia outside the operating room at the Adele Hall, Kansas, and East Children's Mercy locations. Job Responsibilities: 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. Job Requirements:

Associates Degree or equivalent

Direct care nurses without a BSN hired on or after September 1, 2013, are required to enroll in an academic program promptly in order to complete their BSN degree requirements within 5 years of their hire date Staff Nurse II's must submit an ADVANCE portfolio by December 31st annually to maintain their status Bachelors degree (BSN) preferred 1-2 years experience Current professional license in MO and KS BLS and PEARS or PALS certification Specialty Nursing certification encouraged for all eligible nurses (preferred) Call responsibilities Click here to watch our Stories from the Front Line Video. EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet