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Ambulatory RN- Cardiac Rehab Nurse

Kansas City, Kansas

Job ID: R-34542

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Overview

Our nurses are leaders and decision makers, working closely with physicians to provide the best care and most advanced treatments. On our team, you’ll work in an environment of respect and professionalism, and you’ll have the support to advance your nursing career in the direction you choose. Find out more about the wide variety of opportunities for nurses at The University of Kansas Health System.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

Job ID: R-34542 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

Provides primary care services in both an inpatient and outpatient setting. Demonstrates collaborative interaction as a member of the interdisciplinary team in achievement of patient care goals. The staff member will provide direct patient care in inpatient and outpatient Cardiac Rehab, as well as outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Responsibilities include providing cardiac monitoring, leading and assisting in rehab sessions, obtaining patient vitals, providing patient education, and new patient evaluations for the rehab department.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Instructs and leads group educational and exercise sessions.
  • Monitors and obtains patient vital signs, telemetry, and symptoms.
  • 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 department staff, students and the community.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Minimum of Three years clinical nurse experience
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support - BLS or BCLS - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Must have current active multistate state Register Nurse (RN) license in good standing in state in which you live OR active single state RN license in good standing in the state you will be working with proof of application of a multistate RN license in the state in which you live.
  • Staff hired prior to 2/1/2024 are required to obtain a multistate state RN license from the state in which they live at the time of their next RN license renewal by 3/31/2026. 


Preferred:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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Quote

The main reason I love coming to work is because of the amazing team. We promote a nursing culture that encourages kindness and teamwork, and I absolutely love that about our hospital. Riley Ferree, RN

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Our robust medical, dental and vision package allows you to choose options that are best for your family. We offer life, disability, and accident insurance plus voluntary offerings such as critical illness insurance and identity theft protection.

  • Giving back

    In addition to the quality healthcare we provide, we have opportunities to serve externally in our community in activities throughout the year.

  • Team-based culture

    At the health system, we are a team. If you are highly skilled and motivated but don’t want to work in an “everyone for themselves” culture like many academic institutions have, this is your place.

  • Support and Resources

    We have a comprehensive wellness program with resources to support your physical, mental, and emotional health. Our new Employee Assistance Program (EAP) includes free counseling sessions and legal advice options.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We offer tuition reimbursement for formal education credits.

  • 401(a)

    We offer a retirement savings plan with an employer contribute.

Success Profile

What makes a successful Nurse at The University of Kansas Health System? Review the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right combination.

  • Compassionate
  • Acccountable to Team
  • Takes Initiative
  • Possesses Integrity
  • Patient-Focused
  • Desire to Grow & Develop

Our Culture

  • Work with a team that supports you, in a place where you will feel you belong and will make a difference. We empower staff to put the patient first in all things – even beyond clinical care. We value people.
  • Driven to serve: Every employee makes an impact, regardless of your role – no matter if you’re in scheduling, facilities or clinical staff. We know that each step of the process ultimately impacts the patient.
  • Our leadership is approachable, open-minded, and adaptable to challenges in healthcare.
  • We demonstrate values proudly and consistently. Values such as diversity and inclusion are important to our staff; there is a desire to see this reflected by the health system internally and externally.
  • Even though we are a large organization, our employees feel the health system’s resources, culture and commitment to quality allow them to provide exceptional care for patients.
  • Our health system welcomes patients and cases that other hospitals cannot. This represents our commitment to care and our passion to challenge ourselves and be the best.
  • We are a true healthcare leader in the region, rooted in experience and excellence.
  • We offer unique opportunities for professional development, as well as convenient pathways for onsite continuing education among healthcare professionals and staff – from GED to CEUs.
  • We make a difference in our communities by improving the health and lives of our patients.
  • We also support our communities through Health System Employees Reaching Out events.

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