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Prime Healthcare Cardiac Care Nurse (Nights) in Kansas City, Missouri

Overview

St. Joseph Medical Center CMS 5-Star Award winning hospital, is a faith-based, 310-bed facility providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, Senior Behavioral Health, Surgical Services and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation’s leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. St. Joseph Medical Center is a GREAT place to work!

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Responsibilities

We are seeking aCardiac Care Nurse (Nights), internally referred to as our Cardiac Care Unit Registered Nurse (RN) at St Joseph Medical Center a member of Prime Healthcare. The Cardiac Nurse plays a critical role in attending to patients with heart conditions, cardiac issues, and associated illnesses, provide tailored care to enhance recovery and enhance quality of life.

Bonus Options:Up to a $30,000 (Paid out as stipends every 90 days)

Shift’s Available: Nights –(17% to 22% differential in pay)

Employment Type:Full Time

Hours:12hr options –Self Schedule

* If you are a licensedRegistered Nurse(RN), we're prepared to provide training to suitable candidates for this role. Newly graduated RNs are encouraged to apply.No experience needed, entry-level*

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to):

  • monitor patients' cardiac status, vital signs, and telemetry data to detect any changes or abnormalities, which is crucial for patients recovering from cardiac procedures, heart attacks, or other cardiac conditions

  • administer medications as prescribed by physicians, including intravenous drugs, cardiac medications, and pain management medications

  • perform assessments of patients' cardiac status, including physical assessments, review medical histories, and evaluate symptoms

  • provide education to patients and their families about cardiac conditions, treatment plans, medications, lifestyle modifications, and self-care practices

  • React promptly to cardiac emergencies, including arrhythmias, cardiac arrests, or respiratory distress, necessitating immediate implementation of emergency procedures, administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and aiding in defibrillation and other crucial life-saving measures

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

  • current and valid state RN License

  • current BLS certificate upon hire and maintain current

  • Basic Arrythmia Interpretation within 30 days of hire

  • current ACLS certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current

  • previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred

  • ventilator management experience preferred

  • Medical-Surgical Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) or similar certification; preferred

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred

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FacilitySt. Joseph Medical Center

LocationUS-MO-Kansas City

ID2024-167540

CategoryRN

Position TypeFull Time

ShiftNights

Job TypeNon-Exempt

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