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Staff RN - Critical Care Step-down in Kansas City, MO at Prime Healthcare Services Inc

Date Posted: 5/7/2019

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Job Description

Overview

St. Joseph Medical Center is a faith-based, 310-bed hospital providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care 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 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

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

Current and valid Missouri RN License.
Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
Current ACLS (AHA) 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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