The University of Kansas Hospital - Cardiology Careers

Cardiac Rehab Nurse Job

Facility: Medical Plaza Internal Medicine

Department: CARDIAC REHAB OVERLAND PARK

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 7 am - 4:30 pm MWF; 7:30 am - 12 pm Tu-Thu a

Work among the best. We are a top 25 employer in the metro area offering a wide array of career opportunities within our organization. We have a leading reputation for patient care, medical education, research, and community service. We value and respect the talented, committed, and diverse people who make up our hospital; they are our most important strength. The hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for Cardiac Rehab Nurse

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills.
    • Demonstrates the ability to follow directions, solve problems, and make safe judgements in a variety of situations.
    • Interacts in a courteous, professional manner with evidence of conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently for the care of each patient.
    • Recognizes the importance of cultural diversity, maturational level, and individual preferences/needs.
    • Ensures the use of general Safety/Falls Prevention strategies in patient care.
    • Actively questions which resources are needed to achieve quality patient care outcomes.
  • Provides primary care services in both an inpatient and outpatient setting.
    • Conducts cardiovascular disease risk factor evaluation.
    • Develops a cardiovascular risk reduction plan individualized for each patient.
    • Provides patient education and counseling in a broad spectrum of health related areas.
    • Guides the patient into a network of social support as needed.
    • Assists the patient in developing strategies for behavioral modification.
    • Provides exercise prescription and instruction.
  • Demonstrates collaborative interaction as a member of the interdisciplinary team in achievement of patient care goals.
    • Interact with other team members to establish a continuum of care for the patient while an inpatient.
    • Establish relationships with other disciplines and other facilities to provide for continuum of care as the patient is discharged from the hospital.
    • Establish and provide in-service educational programs on cardiac rehabilitation to nursing staff, physicians, students and the community.
  • Demonstrates ability to react to and participate in a medical emergency through maintenance of ACLS certification.
  • Participate as a team member in research endeavors related to cardiopulmonary rehabilitation.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent required

Associate's Degree in Nursing required

Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing preferred

Minimum of five years of clinical nurse experience; experience in cardiac rehabilitation preferred

Licensure in the State of Kansas

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