• Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER - HCA Healthcare
  • $59,940.00 -79,370.00/year*
  • Baxter Springs, KS
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 64380 US-166

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Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time Want to be part of a cardiac unit that strives for great patient experience and team work, all while working in a small family friendly atmosphere? Then join our team on the Telemetry medical Unit at Wesley Woodlawn Hospital! No other organization is better positioned to deliver an excellent work experience for you like one committed to the care and improvement of human life. Wesley Woodlawn, a campus of Wesley Medical Center, provides patients with convenient access to expert heart care, surgical care and emergency services. Our 82 bed facility provides world-class medical care while promoting wellness, healthy lifestyles and community health education programs and screenings. We are deeply proud to have earned an \"A\" rating in the most recent Leapfrog Hospital patient Safety Report! Our Cardiac Medical Unit is a 24 bed unit which provides care to patients with a variety of cardiac diseases. We are known for great HCAHPS scores, improved employee engagement, a strong unit based council, low nurse to patient ratios and quality care that proves our commitment towards safe overall outcomes. To learn more about the culture at Wesley Woodlawn, click here ! Position Summary: Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for the department-specific patient population in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice as defined by Wesley Medical Center and the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. utilizes knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. Delivers patient-centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice and education Monitors the patient's progress toward the attainment of outcomes Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues and others Collaborates wit the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing and advocating for patient care Considers safety and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships Evaluates and participates in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accepts responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone Demonstrates the ability to apply knowledge of age-appropriate competencies to department specific population Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s) Secures, administers and handles medication according to established guidelines Qualifications Required Registration, Licensure or Certification Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN) Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time frame, as specified in policy Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course within allotted time frame, as specified in policy Required Education or Experience Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing Required Knowledge and Skills Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care provides and providing education to patients and /or significant others Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively Possess personal computer skills Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize Possess problem solving and critical thinking skills Ability to educate patients and/or significant others Follows and maintains current evidence based and research driven nursing practices and quality measures including, but not limited to: VAP prevention and implementation of VAP bundle Skin and Wound Care including prevention of pressure wounds Meeting and Exceeding Core Measures as determined by National Standards Proactive care to reduce Catheter Acquired UTIs Protecting patient safety and being cognizant of Fall Risk and interventions to prevent falls Utilizing restraints safely as per hospital policy Display competence in the following (may be unit specific- training provided during orientation) Interpreting EKG rhythms Vasoactive and Cardiac IV medications Ventilator management MediTech documentation including visual flow sheet Arterial and Venous blood draws Obtaining 12 lead EKGs
Associated topics: ccu, domiciliary, infusion, maternal, mhb, nurse, nurse clinical, psychiatric, recovery, staff nurse

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