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LPN Telemetry

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description Are you looking for a work environment as a Tele Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application with Research Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At RMC, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)The Life of an HCA NurseWe are seeking a Tele Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) coordinates and delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services. In collaboration with the RN and other members of the care team, the LVN/LPN provides individualized, comprehensive, and compassionate care in accordance with the nature and specific requirements of the department, and consistent with the scope and standards of practice for the relevant state and specialty.About this unit:Cardiac Telemetry nurses assess acute changes in patients. They monitor and analyze the heart rhythm of patients, interpret ECGs, note arrhythmias, and intervene in emergency situations. They have high-level critical thinking skills, vast clinical knowledge, and are able to stay calm under pressure. Our Cardiac Telemetry unit is unique in that our nurses take care of patients recovering from open heart surgeries, heart catheterization with stent placement, ablations, pace maker/AICD placement, cardiovascular surgeries and we are a comprehensive stoke/stemi facility.
    • Advancement in knowledge of caring for critically ill patients
    • Team-oriented and fast-paced environment serving a diverse patient population
    • Flexibility in schedulingResponsibilities:
      • The Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse (LVN/LPN) coordinates and delivers high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of delegated basic patient care services.
      • In collaboration with the RN and other members of the care team, the LVN/LPN provides individualized, comprehensive, and compassionate care in accordance with the nature and specific requirements of the department, and consistent with the scope and standards of practice for the relevant state and specialty.
      • Collects data and performs focused nursing assessments of the health status of patients.
      • Provides direct, evidence-based nursing care of assigned patients as directed by the physician or RN. Assists with procedures, monitoring, or other functions as directed.
      • Performs lab and procedural tests within the LVN/LPN scope of practice, after demonstrating competency.
      • Inserts and maintains IVs, after meeting training requirements and demonstrating competency.
      • Administers prescribed medications to patients in accordance with hospital policies and practice guidelines. Monitors patient for therapeutic response. Notifies provider and intervenes as appropriate in the event of an unintended response to medication.
      • Identifies potential nursing problems/changes in patient status, informing appropriate team members.
      • Escalates situations requiring care beyond the scope or practice of an LVN/LPN.
      • Reinforces education for patient and family based on the individual needs of the customer.
      • Documents the administration of care in the patient medical record in a timely and thorough manner.
      • Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the principles of patient privacy and security of protected health information
      • Provides for the smooth processing of patients into and out of the department.
      • Provides accurate and pertinent patient information reports to the RN or CNC and to the oncoming shift to ensure continuity of care.
      • Serves as a resource to department staff, students, volunteers and other departments, and contributes to the teamwork essential to ensuring quality patient care.
      • Provides and ensures patient safety at all times.
      • Facilitates the management of the day's scheduled cases.Requirements:
        • Current licensure by the Missouri State Board of Nursing or current and valid license from a compact state. Successful completion of a state approved intravenous therapy course, if not taught in nursing curriculum.
        • No experience required. Prefer one year of direct patient experience in an acute care setting.
        • Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills required.
        • BLS certification required at hire and maintained.
          At Research Medical Center, above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Located in beautiful Kansas City, Missouri, RMC embodies the mission and heart of HCA MidAmerica. We are recognized as a healthcare leader due to our skilled, compassionate and dedicated doctors and nurses. To ensure that we exceed our patients' health care needs, we staff over 700 doctors who represent 29 medical specialties in our 590-bed facility. Several of our renowned programs, including Level I Trauma, Sarah Cannon Cancer Care, Grossman Burn Center, Neuroscience Institute and Women's Care Center, feature advanced technological resources used to diagnose and treat patients. Whether your healthcare needs are urgent and critical or simply routine and preventative, our advanced capabilities allow us to be one of the most comprehensive hospitals in the Kansas City region. HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Kansas City , LPN Telemetry, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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