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RN/Registered Nurse - Unit Coordinator/Charge Nurse (Cath EP Lab)

Olathe, Kansas

Job ID: R-35087

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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-35087 Job Type: Full time Location: Olathe, Kansas
Position Summary / Career Interest:

The Cath EP Lab Unit Coordinator plans, directs, and evaluates overall care in Cardiac Labs under the direction of the Nurse Manager. Coordinates activities of the Cardiac Labs and directs, organizes, and assigns work to the staff. Assesses, monitors, and educates the staff on patient care. Institutes emergency procedures as necessary. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Able to perform job duties of Cardiac Lab RN or Tech Sr, as applicable.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the orientation, education, and evaluation of staff.
  • Coordinates/assigns daily duties and quality checks; staff delegation as it occurs on the unit; reports/meals/breaks on unit; daily staffing needs.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide care/service safely and efficiently.
  • Demonstrates collaborative interaction with health team members to meet immediate and specific patient care needs such as seamless transition of patients in the admit/transfer/discharge process.
  • Demonstrates competence in the areas of communication/collaboration, shift coordinator, effective problem solving, and cost effective decision making.
  • Demonstrates compliance with Standards-Based Practice in providing patient care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the cost issues of the variety of internal and external resources available to meet patient/family needs by supporting budgeted productivity standards and are being accountable for cost effective use of resources and quality patient care.
  • Performs data collection to enhance performance improvement of unit. Keeps manager informed of department or patient care problems or needs. Maintains confidentiality of co-workers, patients and organization.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Re-evaluates staffing needs with changes in unit workflow.
  • Utilizes all support equipment and computerized systems effectively.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.



JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • BLS and ACLS Required
  • Cardiac Lab (Cath Lab and/or EP Lab) experience required

Preferred

  • Registration as Cardiovascular Technologist (RCVT);
  • Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS); or Cardiovascular Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES)

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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