Cardiology Nurse Clinician - SLCC - Plaza - Full Time Days

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POST DATE 8/25/2016
END DATE 10/23/2016

Saint Luke's Health System Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO
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Posted Date: 22-Aug-2016Address: 4330 Wornall Rd Ste 2000Postal Code: 64111Shift Type: Full-timeCategory: RNDescription Position Summary: Provides telephone triage, patient education, reviewing test results and communicating recommendations, all under the direction of a Physician. Writes orders as needed and answers patients questions regarding prescriptions and follow-up processes. Ability to ascertain what needs to be done and prioritizes. Knowledge of medical terminology and pharmacology. Provides individualized nursing care through implementation of the nursing process. Practices according to specialty standards and current evidence-based practice guidelines. Achieves and maintains satisfactory level of technical and professional nursing skills/knowledge related to practice area. Demonstrates development of critical thinking skills to make clinical decisions. Ensure patient has all written prescriptions and samples; answer all questions patient may have and the follow up role. Provides patient and family health education. Discharge each patient from the office visit. Be responsible for writing orders when necessary. Help with direct admissions from office to hospital. Triage all walk in patients. Complete follow up for all providers. Take phone calls from nurses triage and manage any add-ons to the schedule. Briefly work up patient when they come into the office. Instruct on upcoming tests or procedures. Requirements RN required Licensed in Kansas and Missouri required BLS required ACLS certified preferred Knowledge of general computer skills required Knowledge or obtain training on clinical equipment EKG machine, pulse oximeter, cholesterol and coagulation test equipment Minimum of two years of acute care nursing preferred Previous cardiac nursing experience preferred