HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Medical Telemetry Unit- Nights / Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas

Position Requirements

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification

 Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)

 Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy

 Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time frame, as specified in policy

 Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course within allotted time frame, as specified in policy

 For RNs in MICU - NIH

Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification

 For RNs in MICU - CRRT

 For RNs in SICU - TNCC, CRRT, NIH

Required Education or Experience

 Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing

Preferred Education or Experience

 None

Required Knowledge and Skills

 Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others

 Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively

 Possess personal computer skills

 Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize

 Possess problem solving and critical thinking skills

 Ability to collaborate with other health care providers

 Ability to educate patients and/or significant others

 Follows and maintains current evidence based and research driven nursing practices and quality measures including but not limited to:

 VAP prevention and implementation of VAP bundle

 Skin & Wound Care including prevention of pressure wounds

 Meeting & Exceeding Core Measures as determined by National Standards

 Proactive care to reduce Catheter Acquired UTIs

 Protecting patient safety and being cognizant of Fall Risk and interventions to prevent falls

 Utilizing restraints safely as per hospital policy

 Display competence in the following (may be unit specific - training provided during orientation):

 Interpreting EKG rhythms

 Vasoactive and Cardiac IV medications

 Ventilator management

 MediTech documentation including visual flow sheet

 Arterial and Venous blood draws

 Obtaining ng 12-lead EKGs

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

 None

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: RN Medical Telemetry Unit- Nights / Wesley Medical Center

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Woodlawn Hospital %26 ER

Requisition ID: 26330-17565