Registered Nurse - Cardiac Unit - Nights
Company: Methodist Health System
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?
At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing
exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ.
We call it The Meaning of Care - a culture that has and will
continue to set us apart. It's helping families grow by making each
delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a
compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient's needs,
or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a
personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent
benefits and a great work environment where all employees are
valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that
makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.
Work Schedule: Nights 7pm to 7am, Full-Time and Part-Time Options
Accountable for the delivery of quality care to patients and
families according to the individualized needs of the patient.
Ask your recruiter/hiring manager about the following incentives
that may be available for this position:
- Sign-on bonus
- Tuition reimbursement
- Shift differentials & other financial incentives
- Tuition assistance
- Academic sponsorship with Methodist College
Provide appropriate care specific to the age of the
customer/patient, to ensure understanding and comfort level of
treatment as outlined in the Population Specific Criteria.
- Demonstrate ability to identify opportunities for and give
individualized customer service/patient care according to
customer/patient needs. Perform an initial and ongoing assessment
to determine the assigned patient's ongoing nursing care needs.
- Include data from the patient/significant other(s) in the
assessment as appropriate.
- Prioritize data collection according to patient's immediate
- Use assessment findings in discharge planning.
Develop/review/revise and individualize the plan of care to address
the patient's nursing care needs for optimum patient care outcomes.
(Consultation and resources, nurses as teachers.)
- Collaborate with providers and other clinical disciplines as
- Provide teaching specific to the patient's health care
- Care plan reflects continuing care needs and/or referrals for
discharge/transfer. Implement interventions that are consistent
with the established plan of care in a safe and appropriate manner
(Professional Models of Care).
- Is familiar with, and follows, nursing protocols and standards
of care for their unit.
- Use current knowledge in nursing practice based on standards
and research literature. Evaluate patient care to determine
response to care/interventions for optimal patient outcome.
- Monitor outcomes and documents patient response to
- Evaluate the patient's capabilities and/or limitations related
to nursing and medical interventions.
- Continually monitors the patient and/or significant other(s)
ability to manage care needs after dismissal.
- Give a complete verbal or written change of shift report to the
oncoming care provider. Includes current care requirements, to
include SBAR (situation, background, assessment and recommendation)
content, and is familiar with the overall plan of care.
- Recognize and address patient and family capabilities and
limitations (physical and mental). Perform technical skills
competently and independently to assure patient safety (autonomy).
- Able to competently perform technical skills
- Is accountable to learn new skills and equipment within areas'
specifications and time frame.
- Demonstrate correct and safe technique in the use of equipment
according to specific product information and policy and procedure
- Follow appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or
cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies. Maintain a
professional behavior in attitude, demeanor, interactions to
achieve organization's mission. (Quality Improvement, Image of
Nursing, Interdisciplinary Relationships, Professional Development,
community and the healthcare organization.)
- Communicate effectively to solve problems at the personal and
- Is approachable and professional in working with other health
professionals, ancillary staff, patients and family.
- Take pride in the unit by active participation in restocking
and maintaining a clean environment.
- Maintain a professional appearance, behavior, and work
- Maintain competence in area of experience.
- Participate in meetings and/or committees as needed to assist
in decisions effecting area/unit or organization. Initiate action
to correct, prevent, and/or minimize risk(s) to the patient, family
or hospital employees (e.g., falls, needle sticks, patient
concerns). (Quality of Care)
- Complete appropriate report form for any risk (e.g.,
variance/incident report, patient concern report, maintenance
- Communicate to appropriate personnel regarding unresolved
- Work within the scope of practice as defined by State Nurse
- Observes appropriate precautions when administering hazardous
medications or handling excreta from patients who have received
hazardous medications. Review, delegate and evaluate plans for
appropriate utilization of staff at all levels of practice in
accordance with the provision of the state's Nurse Practice Act and
the Professional Standards of Practice.
- Right task (within the scope of practice, according to the job
description, based on the desired outcome, task routine,
non-complex, low risk and predictable outcome).
- Right person (assess competency by: certification/licensure,
job description, skills checklist, demonstrated skill).
- Right communication (clear, concise, correct, complete).
- Right feedback: the Reciprocal Process (ask teammates' input
first, recognize effort, get teammates' solution to problem, check
off points). Fiscally accountable.
- Act professionally responsible for human and other
- Charge accurately for use of supplies and equipment according
Nights 7pm to 7am, Full-Time and Part-Time Options Available
- Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master's Degree in
Nursing (MSN) from an accredited college of nursing required OR
obtained within 5 years from date of hire for nurses with an
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN).
- For MJE Progressive Care: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
from an accredited school of nursing preferred, graduate of an
accredited school of nursing required.
- Successful completion of annual mandatory education
- For NMH Critical Care: National Institute of Health Stoke Scale
(NIHSS) certification training required by end of orientation.
- For MJE Progressive Care: NIH Stroke Scale training required at
hire or within 6 months of hire.
- For MJE Progressive Care: Successful completion of Telemetry
Cardiac Rhythm Course.Experience
- If the specialty is not listed, no prior experience is
- Experience required:
- NMH CT Scan: 1 to 3 years' experience in direct patient care
and proficient in intravenous (IV) start skills.
- NMH MRI: 1 to 3 years' experience in direct patient care and
proficient in intravenous (IV) start skills.
- NMH Nuclear Medicine: 5 years' experience in nursing clinical
settings and general experience in all areas of nursing
- MJE Neurodiagnostics: Minimum 2 years of nursing experience in
- MWH PACU: Critical Care or Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
- NMH PACU: 1 to 2 years nursing experience.
- NMH Surgery GI Lab: 1 to 2 years experience.
- NMH Cath Lab: 1 year experience in Cardiac Cath Lab, Cardiac
Unit, Emergency Room, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), Intensive
Care Unit (ICU) or Progressive Care unit.
- NMH Surgery Pre Op Services: 1 to 2 years nursing
- Surgery OP Support HW: Minimum 2 years related experience in RN
- Experience preferred:
- NMH Radiology Surgical: Experience in surgical
- MWH Repro Endo Infert: Pre/post operative and circulating
- MPC Colon & Rectal Surgery ASC: Acute care or surgical nursing
- MJE Cardiopulmonary Rehab: 1 year of telemetry
- Current valid Nebraska Registered Nurse (RN) License, valid
compact multistate license to work in Nebraska, or a temporary
permit while awaiting licensure.
- Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross Basic
Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred at time of hire, required
within 3 months of hire.
- Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardio Life Support
- NMH Surgery Pre Op Services: ACLS required within 3 months of
- Surgery OP Support HW: ACLS required within 6 months of
- MJE Progressive Care: ACLS required within 1 year of hire.
- Certification(s) in area of specialty preferred from National
Certification Corporation (NCC) within 1 year of eligibility.
- NMH Cardiac Unit: Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) or
Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN). . click apply for full job
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