Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus
Department: CV CLINIC
Schedule: Part Time
Find yourself among the best. At The University of Kansas Hospital, nurses deliver world-class patient care in an environment where opinions are respected, professionalism is rewarded and teamwork is valued. Nurses come here to practice at the leading edge of their profession, to be an integral part of medical breakthroughs, and to handle complex cases that community hospitals rarely if ever see. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.
We currently have an opening for a Cardiology Nurse
The Cardiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. S/he carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. The Cardiology Nurse coordinates care deliver through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care.
Critically evaluate emergency situations and initiate appropriate intervention; collaborates with physician for recommendations to address patient's problems or questions.
Facilitates efficient patient workflow in clinic setting. Maintain physicians' patient list and answer consult page; collaborate with other rounding nurses, and ARNP's in triage of new admissions, consults and discharges.
Assess and evaluate patients for discharge planning; work with care coordinator to facilitate home assessment, home care, medications, education, nutrition and follow-up.
Follows policies/procedures regarding Amiodarone and Coumadin management and follow-up. Educates patient/family on new medication therapy.
Reviews all labs, x-ray reports; enter data in the electronic medical record (EMR), report results and physician recommendations to patient as needed.
Administer emergency drugs and use defibrillator following ACLS protocols.
Perform venipunctures and EKG's when necessary.
Arrange for follow-up appointments through central scheduling and CV follow-up form.
Communicate with appropriate outpatient cardiology staff for outpatient management.
Support initiatives to meet appropriate length of stay and disease management outcomes; facilitate timely discharge of patients.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Associates Degree in Nursing Required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
Minimum of two years of RN experience; will substitute BSN for experience
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Current active nursing license in Kansas and Missouri
Must have an American Heart Association basic life support (BLS) or an American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification.
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