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Registered Nurse - Acute Inpatient RN - Roeland Park Community Hospital - Full Time Day, Full time.

Roeland Park, Kansas.

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Registered Nurse - Acute Inpatient RN - Roeland Park Community Hospital - Full Time Day

  • 4720 Johnson Dr, Roeland Park, Kansas, United States, 66205
  • Full time

Job Description​

As an Inpatient Nurse in our Community Hospital locations, you will provide total patient care and head to toe assessments to patients with various medical conditions and treatment plans in a small collaborative environment. You will have the opportunity to cross-train and assist the Emergency Department RN as needed. This position has a lot of variability in day – to – day patient diagnoses and can be unpredictable at times. You will have the opportunity to perform your own labs and provide a multidisciplinary approach to patient care. Our Community Hospital model will provide you more time to provide patient education and build a relationship with your patients. This position will require strong teamwork skills with interdisciplinary model of care.

This is a high performing team that possess a strong desire to be the gold standard of care within the community we serve. This team supports one another and works collaboratively to ensure they are successful as a team in providing exceptional patient care. They are willing to go above and beyond for their patients, their peers and their patients’ loved ones. This team assists on the ER side with stabilization of patients and basic patient care when applicable or needed. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assures safe care at all times and upholds the commitment to care for each patient as a sacred trust. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage care within the established standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the state of Kansas and the nursing profession. 
  • Delivers continuous competence in caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs. 
  • Appropriately triage patient and prioritizes needs, displaying a caring and responsive attitude. 
  • Conducts all activities respecting patient, family, and employee rights and expectations, realizing that primary patient needs take precedence. 
  • Provide basic bedside care and administer treatments under the direct supervision of the physician, anticipating patient needs and responding accordingly. 
  • Initiate care to stabilize patient and assist in managing life support needs by collaborating with physician and clinical staff, demonstrating appropriate admission, discharge and transfer procedures. 
  • Collect detailed patient history and symptoms, including vital signs, providing appropriate care in a timely and cost-effective manner. 
  • Accurately and concisely documents services provided within the medical record in a thorough, timely manner. 
  • Consult and coordinate with medical team to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans. 
  • Prepare, administer and record prescribed medications according to the 5 Rights of Medication Administration. 
  • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with COLA and CLIA regulations and established policies and procedures. 
  • Demonstrate ability to perform laboratory Quality Controls and Assessments, and routine daily, weekly, monthly and periodic maintenance and function according to Laboratory Policy and Procedure. 
  • Report adverse treatments or medications in accordance with current policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare patient meals, cleans the environment and assures a healthy workplace. 
  • Ensure proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and medications are available for patient care and PAR levels meet facility needs. 
  • Maintains confidentiality of all hospital and patient information as required by facility policy and HIPPA laws. 
  • Participates in QAPI activities including participation in accreditation preparation and survey process and maintenance of accreditation, state, and CMS standards. 
  • Adheres to established facility/departmental policies and procedures. 
  • Follows established policies and procedures regarding attendance, requesting time off according to procedure established by supervisor. 
  • Maintains clean work area, facility, equipment and break room. 
  • Maintains dress and appearance according to policy. 
  • Seeks consultation/collaboration for complex issues or when unsure, utilizing resources appropriately. 
  • Attends and participates in all applicable facility meetings, training and development workshops. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

The Community Hospital Model is new and the first of its kind in the Kansas City Metro area. It allows nurses, physicians, and paramedics to work collaboratively in delivering patient care. Its unique design allows for shorter wait times and improved patient outcomes. This team has a strong engaging leadership and a workforce to support you in this new position. Our Emergency Physicians love this new model of care and are engaged throughout the entire patient experience.

Collaboration and willingness to work together as a team within each other’s scope of practice is one reason our community hospitals have been so successful. This is a new and growing model, so adaptability is key as we work towards providing exceptional care to the Kansas City area.

Benefits:

  • Health, Vision and Dental
  • Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans
  • Flex Savings Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Various  other Voluntary Benefits Available
  • Retirement Options
  • Clinical Advancement Program – Shared Governance, Unit Based Project, Career Advancement

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.

Saint Luke’s Community Hospitals are streamlined, state-of-the-art hospitals that provide emergency, inpatient, and diagnostic services in convenient neighborhood locations. Open 24/7, 365 days a year, each Community Hospital location is staffed with board certified emergency physicians and experienced registered nurses and staff.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

2 years

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

Full time

Day (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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