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Staff RN - OR

St. Joseph Medical Center Kansas City Full-Time
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Overview

St. Joseph Medical Center is a faith-based, 310-bed hospital providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation’s leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the "15 Top Health Systems" in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. 

Responsibilities

Staff RN is directly accountable to the OR Charge Nurse and the Director of Surgical Services, and indirectly to the House Supervisor. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of direct and indirect patient care in the peri-operative setting through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation for neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and older adults. The Registered Nurse coordinates the care of the patient with the surgeon and anesthesiologist, directs and guides the OR Technician and other personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Works with other departments to provide a continuum of care and co-workers to provide continuous, quality patient care, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization. Responsible for adherence to regulations, standards and hospital or unit policies and procedures. Responsible for participation in Performance Improvement activities, unit meetings and in-services. Acts as a resource for other personnel as appropriate.

Qualifications

Current and valid state RN License.Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.PALS (AHA) certificate preferred.Previous Critical Care or PACU experience or minimum of one year on the job training.Critical Care RN (CCRN) preferred.Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

 

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Recommended skills

Registered Nurse Certified
Nursing
Critical Care Registered Nurse (Ccrn)
Post Anesthesia Care Unit
Basic Life Support
Critical Care
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Founded in 1874 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of
Carondelet, St. Joseph Medical Center has a long tradition of providing high
quality, compassionate care. Its Catholic heritage and the spirit of our
founding Sisters continue today in our mission of caring for the community. The
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph is the Catholic Sponsor for St. Joseph
Medical Center, under the leadership of his Excellency Bishop James V.
Johnston, Jr.
St. Joseph has proven it is among an elite
group of providers in treatment for time critical diagnosis and has earned the
Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart
Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.
It is also the first hospital in Kansas City to launch a comprehensive Senior
Care service line including a senior friendly emergency room, senior focused
inpatient program, an outpatient senior clinic that focuses on healthy aging as
well as a preferred skilled nursing and assisted living network so if the need
should arise, our seniors are well versed on quality options in our area.
The Breast Center at St. Joseph has earned
recognition by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and Breast
Imaging Center of Excellence designation from the American College of Radiology
(ACR).
St. Joseph is a Joint Commission accredited,
310-bed acute care facility providing a wide range of services, including
24-hour Emergency Department, Joint and Spine Institute, surgical services, and
outpatient services.

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