Nurse Manager - Cardiac Care Unit in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

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Job Description

Overview St. Joseph Medical Center, a 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.

Responsibilities The Manager of the Critical Care Step-down unit and the Cardiac Care Unit is a Registered Nurse who assumes 24 hour administrative responsibility for the management of all nursing service functions within the these departments. Supervises, assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of patient care. Develops and implements departmental plans, including performance improvement activities and compliance with current regulations. Supervises and evaluates all personnel assigned to the unit and effectively utilizes nursing personnel, time responsibilities for the unit and is directly accountable to the CNO/DON. Communicates effectively with staff, physicians and administration both written and verbally.  Additional responsibility will be overseeing the Critical Care Step-down and Central Monitoring.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Must have a current and valid state license as a Registered Nurse.
  2. BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
  3. A minimum of two years supervisory/management experience necessary.
  4. Minimum of three years of continuous clinical experience in a clinical/acute care setting.
  5. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.


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