Cardiology Rounding Nurse - Part-Time (20 hrs/week)
Company: The University of Kansas Health System
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: March 19, 2023
Kansas City, KS
Posted 2 Days Ago
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Cardiology Rounding Nurse - Part-Time (20 hrs/week)
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The Cardiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. 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 perform 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.
*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.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
Registered Nurse in State of Kansas and/or Missouri (depending on work location)
Minimum two years of RN experience
As a condition of your employment and continued employment with the health system, you are required to secure a Nurse Compact License (NCL) within 60 days of your date of hire.-- This will enable you to perform your job duties not only in Kansas, but other compact states.-- --You will be responsible for any expenses you incur in securing this license, and must provide your manager with evidence of this license before the sixty-day period expires.-- If you fail to secure the NCL as required, you will be immediately removed from the work schedule and placed on an unpaid administrative leave, until we can understand the reasons for your non-compliance.-- Further failure to comply with the licensing requirement will result in your end of employment with the health system.----
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