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Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiology Cath Lab Part Time Days in Shawnee Mission, KS at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    18011090
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Shawnee Mission Medical Center

Job Description


Description

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 Shawnee Mission Medical Center, SMH – Overland Park and SMH – Prairie Star. The 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 10 Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations with more than 70 Board-certified doctors who specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics as well as Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care and Spira Care locations.


Qualifications
GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Registered Nurse (RN) coordinates the efforts of the multidisciplinary care team for the patients within his/her scope of responsibility.  The RN provides direct patient care, collaborates with patients, families, peers, physicians and other members of the health care team in the delivery of care to a specific patient population.  The RN utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) in order to maintain and improve patient outcomes.

The RN demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth.  The RN strives to advance from novice to expert and become an evidence-based scholar in order to provide optimal patient care and advocate on behalf of his/her patients.  The RN serves as a role model for the mission, vision and values of Shawnee Mission Health.  S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, all regulatory standards and established policies, protocols and procedures.




PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Care   Exemplary Practice
• Utilizes the Nursing Process (Assess, Plan, Implement and Evaluate) to provide optimal patient care.
• Demonstrate accurate assessment skills appropriate to my patient population and based on evidence, policy and practice standards when caring for all patients regardless of complexity or need.
• Assure patient safety by adhering to established policies and procedures and utilizing patient safety resources such as mPPID. Implement a plan of care according to identified physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs.
• Demonstrate the ability to prioritize nursing interventions based on patient needs and in conjunction with unit activities and resources available.
• Actively participate in bedside shift report, safety huddles, multidisciplinary patient rounds and hourly rounding to gather all information necessary to care for my patients, anticipate their needs and provide for a smooth hand-off to other members of the health care team.  
• Provide patient teaching/discharge planning to promote optimal patient outcomes.
• Provide routine and specialized teaching/discharge planning throughout the patient stay to prepare the patient/family/significant other regain independence prior to discharge.
• Provide individualized teaching plan based on assessed learning needs, education level, language spoken and level of understanding.
• Provide patient and family/significant other with a completed Teaching/Discharge Plan which includes specific information regarding medications, follow-up and community resources as needed.
• Document all pertinent information (health history, assessment, test results, plan of care, teaching and patient response) in a timely manner according to departmental policy.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• Associates Degree in Nursing
• No Previous Experience

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
• Kansas Registered Nurse License
• BCLS obtained through the American Heart Association

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

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