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Medical ICU Registered Nurse - ICU RN - Saint Luke's North - Part Time Night, Part time & PRN.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Medical ICU Registered Nurse - ICU RN - Saint Luke's North - Part Time Night

  • 5830 NW Barry Rd, Coves North, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64154
  • Part time & PRN

Job Description​

Due to the continuous success and growth of our Saint Luke’s North Hospital, we have expanded our Medical ICU Unit and  looking to add an experienced registered nurse to this team. Our Saint Luke’s North location has great growth in our acuity and Time Critical Diagnosis populations while achieving deficiency free surveys for three consecutive years.

As a Nurse on this ICU Unit you can expect patient ratios to be 1:1 or 2:1 based on the acuity of the patient.

You will provide care to variety of conditions and treatment plans including, but not limited to:

  • Post TPA
  • Stroke
  • STEMI
  • Various post procedural care
  • Titration of various Drips
  • Ventilators
  • Bi-Paps
  • Proning
  • Quick Stabilization
  • Chest Tubes
  • Code Blue Response
  • Various bedside procedures

Quality, strong teamwork, strong communication, positive workplace culture, accountability, peer to peer support and strong leadership is what makes this growing team successful!

We are seeking a nurse who is a natural leader and will go above and beyond for their peers, patients and patients’ loved ones. This position will give you the opportunity to work with a supportive and solution focused team and leadership. This team builds each other up, celebrates successes, helps each other to learn and work towards continuous improvement through knowledge, sharing and mentorship. We are looking for a nurse who always does the right thing and is dedicated to patient centered care.  Teamwork and communication is a priority for this position.


Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for utilizing the nursing process.
  • Responsible for performing patient care, delegating patient care tasks and for supervision of other patient care staff.
  • Responsible for coordinating the plan of care for a group of assigned patients and consulting with other members of the health care team when indicated to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • This clinical nurse demonstrates proficiency and abides by policies, rules, guidelines and procedures.

This is a high energy, solution focused and positive team that is lead by engaged leadership who is supportive and will help you grow as a nurse. This team holds each other accountable and believes in knowledge sharing to help each become the best nurse each other can be.

Saint Luke’s has a strong nurse governance and we encourage all of our nurses to participate and help us make Saint Luke’s The Best Place To Get Care, The Best Place To Give Care. Our leaders support and encourage their nurses to take their careers to the next level and participate in various projects and initiatives that directly impact patient care and the organization.

Strong time management, teamwork, communication and multi-tasking skills are important to be successful in this position. Experience as a nurse on a Telemetry, Progressive Care, or ICU unit is preferred, but not required.


Benefits:
•    Health, Vision and Dental
•    Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans
•    Flex and Health Savings Accounts
•    Health Savings Accounts
•    Tuition and Education Reimbursement
•    Retirement Options
•    Clinical Advancement Program – Shared Governance, Unit Based Project, Career Advancement


Saint Luke’s North Hospital–Barry Road has set the standard for patient satisfaction and convenient inpatient care. Between our Barry Road and Smithville campuses, Saint Luke’s North Hospital offers more than 160 patient beds and more than 20 specialized health care services.

In clinic setting, provides professional nursing care for clinic patients following established standards and practices. Responsible for telephone triage, patient flow, and coordination of patient care. Schedules emergent need patient appointments, identifies learning needs for patients and families, provide advice and recommendations, inserts intravenous access with medication administration and duties as assigned based on clinic need. Delegates tasks to clinical staff in accordance with demonstrated competencies and consideration to Scope of Practice. Subject matter expert for patient education, assessment, interpretation, and documentation of patient care and testing. Enters admission orders as directed by provider. Responsible for managing expired samples. Able to work in a team atmosphere as well as autonomously. Excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor at all times. May be responsible for covering Medical Assistant job duties, LPN job duties, or other office duties as needed.

In Population Health setting:

  • Acts as an advocate for the patient in all activities including nursing assessments, care coordination, care plan development, and communication.  
  • This position is accountable for identifying and developing innovative actions to meet the needs of the patient from both the health care and psychosocial / socioeconomic dimensions of care as well as acting for provision of services to meet those needs.  
  • Assist with completion of the initial patient assessment, including a medical record review where available  
  • Documentation of current advance care directive status and ongoing efforts to reconcile patient/caregiver misaligned goals with current clinical status  
  • Perform ongoing assessments commensurate with patient risk level and/or identified need  
  • Collaboration with multi-disciplinary team to develop plan of care, establishing a collaborative approach to patient needs across clinicians and care delivery  
  • Initiate and maintain ongoing communications with clinicians involved in patient care, especially PCP  
  • Meet with families/responsible parties for collaboration on patient plan of care and discussion of patient/family/responsible party contribution to the ongoing management of patient condition  
  • Coordinate care across the continuum of care delivery model as the point of contact for patient/caregiver and clinicians  
  • Act as liaison between providers, nursing facilities, hospitals and program staff, including making recommendations about care alternatives or equipment that will aide in the safety of the patient while promoting optimal clinical outcomes  
  • Monitor patient progress to plan of care goals with emphasis on patient care need during transitions and changes in member level of care needs  
  • Monitor patient during admissions to both acute and skilled level of care to support patient needs, establish as the point of contact to clinicians and patient/responsible party/families to ensure consistent and ongoing communication between all involved parties  
  • Main educator for patients and/or families/responsible parties on disease processes and ways to manage disease progression as independently as possible  
  • Reviews medical information collected including medical records and/or performs additional assessment to facilitate medical necessity determinations regarding service requests as established with in the identified program guidelines and the state established nurse scope of practice  
  • Serve as a resource to the entire care delivery team  
  • Identification and reporting of any quality of care issues  
  • Maintain HIPAA compliance as it relates to patient care  
  • Attend departmental meetings and daily huddles
  • Completes other duties as assigned 
  • Requires 5 or more years of clinical practice in a hospital, clinic, home care or nursing home setting

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

1 year

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Registered Nurse - Various

Associate Degree (Required)

Job Details

Part time

Night (United States of America)

"The best place to get care. The best place to give care." That is the Saint Luke's vision and, whether in a hospital, clinic, practice, or office, our more than 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Saint Luke's employees are proud of our rich history and heritage, and that we remain the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke's means joining a team of exceptional professionals who always strive for excellence in patient care. Take this opportunity to do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive work space where all voices matter.

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