Tandem Hospital Partners

RN, Inpatient (PRN)

US-KS-Leawood
Job ID
2017-1228
# of Openings
8
Category
Hospital Operations
Leawood, KS

Overview

Saint Luke

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Saint Luke’s Community Hospital provides a modern approach to personalized, high quality, compassionate care. With neighborhood locations throughout the greater Kansas City area, specializing in 24/7 emergency services and inpatient stays, this leading-edge hospital concept provides greater access to patient care, while drawing on the breadth and expertise of the Saint Luke’s integrated health network. After listening to and engaging our communities, Saint Luke’s is pleased to offer its patients an exceptional patient experience, with convenient locations, short wait times, skilled patient care from board-certified physicians and experienced nurses, as well as dedicated lab, imaging and pharmacy services.

 

Saint Luke’s has engaged Tandem Hospital Partners (THP) to provide management services to staff and grow Saint Luke’s Community Hospital.

 

As an employee of THP you have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, new model of healthcare. You will experience a work environment that includes the best of both worlds, a new innovative healthcare hospital model, while also working in partnership with and representing the most reputable, recognized, and award-winning hospital brands in the United States. From excellent benefit plans to a family and service-oriented company culture, THP offers its employees a rewarding and motivating career with work-life balance, continuing education, and career growth opportunities.

 

Job OpportunityRN, Telemetry/Inpatient (PRN)

An exceptional opportunity for a qualified, motivated and committed Telemetry nurse to deliver the highest quality holistic patient care resulting in the best healthcare outcomes and extraordinary patient satisfaction scores in a highly collaborative team model.  

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Upholds the values and mission of the THP family
  • 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 with regard to attendance, requesting time off according to procedure established by supervisor
  • Maintains clean work area, facility, equipment and breakroom
  • 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

Qualifications

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Registered Nurse, in good standing, licensed in the state of Kansas
  • Minimum 2 years’ recent experience in a hospital Telemetry unit, with 3+ years preferred
  • Current BLS and ACLS required
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Record and Electronic Medication Dispensing Unit (e.g. Pyxis)
  • Fluent in English, both written and oral
  • Commitment to the highest ideals of the nursing profession in caring for patients
  • Collaborative teamwork skills within an interdisciplinary group, focused on patient care

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Exhibits strong decision making skills
  • Displays excellent communication skills
  • Ability to perform while under stress
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to document accurately and concisely
  • Ability to follow hospital policies, goals and procedures
  • Ability to recognize and effectively treat life-threatening conditions

Location

Leawood, Kansas

 

Shift(s) Available

PRN (Minimum 1 shift per month required)

    

Eligibility Requirements

If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States, and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

THP strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment.  THP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, Veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

About THP

THP partners with leading hospital systems across the U.S. to build and manage state-licensed, CMS-accredited, acute care hospitals. Tandem’s strong clinical, retail, and hospital industry experience establishes us as the preferred partner in this emerging industry segment with the most experienced, collaborative, values-driven leadership team in the space. By partnering with Tandem, hospitals are able to accommodate the growing demand for health care services, resulting in more convenient access to high quality, patient-centric emergency and inpatient care for the communities they serve.

 

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