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Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Rehab Clinic Relief in Shawnee Mission, KS at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Job Description


Shawnee Mission Health

SMH has provided faith-based, whole person care to the Kansas City community since 1962. SMH is more than just a hospital campus. We’re a network of health care facilities working to exceed expectations by delivering quality care with compassion and supporting an exceptional staff of more than 700 physicians representing 50 medical specialties.

Our mission of Improving Health Through Christian Service is achieved each and every day through the dedication and commitment of our associates, physicians and volunteers. We strive to be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ's healing ministry.

The largest health care provider in Johnson County, Kansas, the SMH network includes SMMC and SMH - Prairie Star and will soon include SMH - Blue Valley, a third major health care facility. Our 54-acre campus at SMMC is comprised of the main hospital, a community health education building, six physician office buildings and an associate child care center. The Emergency Department at SMMC is the busiest in Johnson County. We deliver more babies each year at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center than any other hospital in the metropolitan area and our Center for Women’s Health is nationally recognized. We have seven Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 30 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care locations.

You will be responsible for:
  • Performs an admission assessment to gather information and complete the comprehensive cardiac rehab individualized treatment plan; performs on-going assessments and progress evaluations accordingly
  • Ability to educate patients on cardiac medications in their use, administration, and side-effects
  • Conducts daily code cart and quality controls checklist appropriately
  • Provides information to potential patients at the bedside to encourage their participation in the phase II cardiac rehab program
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal phone skills to conduct follow up phone calls, insurance verification, and patient scheduling
  • Assesses the patient on an ongoing basis including physical symptomatology, behavioral life style habits, psychosocial needs, lab work and test results.
  • Notifies patient’s physicians as needed with any concerns or major changes in patient status
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the exercise prescription, assesses patient’s physiological response to exercise, and makes necessary adjustments
  • Monitor/interpret EKG/heart rhythms
  • Provides emergent care per standing orders
  • Demonstrates and instructs in the safe, and correct use of the exercise equipment
  • Provides and maintains equipment and supplies necessary for delivery of service
  • Demonstrates proper body mechanics in stretching and use of weights
  • Identifies educational needs and provides teaching necessary for each patient; continually provides support to patients as they practice new lifestyle modifications
  • Teaches formally in classes and informally one-on-one
  • Communicates effectively amongst cardiac rehab staff and referring providers
  • Demonstrates proficiency in regards to the computer documentation of the cardiac rehab exercise sessions
  • Accurately preforms charge entry
  • Willingness to identify problems and participate in problem solving process
  • Possesses excellent human relation skills as demonstrated by the ability to interface positively with all customers and employees
  • Must have the ability for work with frequent interruptions, under stress, and with minimal supervision
What will you need?
  • Associate’s Degree or Graduate of a Technical School
  • 1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
  • Knowledge of cardiovascular disease
  • Ability to provide education on Cardiac Risk Factors
  • ACLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • BLS obtained through the American Heart Association
  • Kansas Registered Nurse License
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • 2 to 5 Years of Position-Related Experience Preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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