Staff RN - Cardiac Care Unit - Per diem in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/12/2019

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Job Description



Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in Telemetry Unit. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients. He / She communicates with the physician about changes in the patient's clinical condition including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment.

Qualifications

1. Current and valid state RN License.2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.3. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.4. Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred.5. Ventilator Management experience preferred.6. Medical-Surgical Nurse-Board Certified (RN-BC) or similar certification; preferred.7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.8. NIH Stroke Scale Assessment Certification upon hire and update annually.9. Basic rhythm disturbance validation must be completed within 60 days of hire or provide proof of prior completion.10. Advanced rhythm disturbance validation must be completed within 90 days of hire or provide proof of prior completion.