RN Staff Nurse-Cardiac Rehab-PRN
Research Medical Center - Kansas City, MO

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Research Medical Center

is one of Kansas City's premier acute-care hospitals serving not only residents of Kansas City but the 150-mile surrounding region. Positioned on 60 acres, the campus is home to the 511-bed hospital, medical buildings, Research College of Nursing, and Research School of Nuclear Medicine in addition to the Radiology School. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the highest national healthcare governing body, Research Medical Center provides a wide variety of services and specialties including a Cancer Center, Transplant Institute for kidney and pancreas transplants, Certified Stroke Center, and an award winning Cardiovascular Department.

Research Medical Center would like you to become a part of our growing professional team. This facility and its rich heritage continue to search for those individuals who wish to be a part of a strong tradition and great culture. Those who choose to work at Research Medical Center will enjoy the many experiences and opportunities they are afforded, as well as the teamwork and camaraderie that is promoted within. Research is known for its creative and innovative style of medical treatment. The nurses strive to provide excellent care. When you join this facility you must believe in providing the highest quality care.

Research Medical Center offers a full range of medical, life, dental, disability, and vision, benefits, a PTO plan, paid sick leave, an attractive retirement and savings plan comprised of an employer funded retirement program, matching 401(k) savings plan, as well as on-site child care. Live your dream…..join the Research team !!

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation, the Cardiac Rehabilitation RN will individually and comprehensively evaluate, assess and risk stratify patients referred to the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and implement a plan of care based on the assessment/evaluation and risk stratification. The Specialist will re-assess the patient regularly, as required, and progress the patient towards a timely discharge and towards goals expressed at the initiation of, and during, the program. The Cardiac Rehabilitation RN will comply with all of the standards of nursing practice as indicated by the Registered Nurse job description held in Patient Services Department and by the State Nursing Practice Act.

Qualifications

Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with a BSN or equivalent

Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications:
Knowledge

: dysrhythmia recognition, pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular/pulmonary assessment, basic knowledge of exercise physiology and clinical exercise physiology preferred;

Skills

: Cardiopulmonary assessment; computer skills; educational planning and teaching skills; RN should have a holistic view of patient education; experience and skills with older adults is important;

Licensure/Certification

: ACLS and BLS certification required; Current, valid State License required; Prefer ACSM certification at the Exercise Specialist level, Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist or ANA Cardiac Rehabilitation certification;

Experience: A minimum of 1 year experience in ICU, CCU or other critical care nursing is required; a minimum of 1 year experience in Cardiac Rehabilitation is preferred

Management Experience: N/A

Administrative Skills: N/A

Equipment/Machine Skills: Computer skills, ability to operation telemetry equipment, printers, fax, copier, exercise equipment including treadmill, various bicycle ergometers, recumbent steppers, and other exercise equipment, etc.

Other Skills: N/A

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