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Kansas Heart Hospital provides a unique environment in which physicians and nurses can practice the best of medicine and patients receive the finest of care. A nurse. A medical technician. A therapist. From the greeting at admission to the discharge interview, everyone is here to serve the patient and their visitors. If this sounds like the place for you, please consider us for employment.

To submit your resume, please email it to jobs@kansasheart.com or fax to (316) 630-5050.


Employee Benefits:
Kansas Heart Hospital offers a competitive compensation program that is commensurate with qualifications and experience and a friendly team environment.

Benefits Include (PRN positions are not eligible for benefits):

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Basic Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care FSA
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Time Off

KHH considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, family medical history, or genetic information.

Employment is subject to satisfactory completion of a pre-employment drug screening program.


Available Positions

Ultrasound Tech – Full-time[+]

Job Qualifications:

  • Display a working knowledge of all modalities of ultrasound.
  • Perform various ultrasound exams to aid the physician in the diagnosis of diseases and injuries and/or the identification of medical conditions.
  • Correctly position the patient according to the particular exam to be performed to minimize the patient’s discomfort and avoid the possibility of injury.
  • Recognize and document abnormalities that are observed to ensure a proper diagnosis.
  • Assist with scheduling of patients when necessary.
  • Complete and organize necessary paperwork, and be familiar with department charting, filing, etc.
  • Report any equipment malfunctions or problems to the department manager.
  • Support and participate in quality improvement activities within the department and across departmental lines in order to enhance the quality and delivery of patient care.
  • Enhance professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings and workshops.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
  • Should an emergency situation occur, immediately call for help and initiate proper life support measures.

Qualifications:

  • BLS certified
  • Current registration with the ARDMS in at least one specialty
  • Previous experience desired
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organizational skills

OR Registered Nurses[+]

Job Qualifications:

    • Education:
      • Currently licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of Kansas and must be familiar with the basic nursing performance standards as outlined in the Kansas Nurse Practice Act.
      • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Certification in CPR.
    • A minimum of one year experience as an operating room nurse.
    • Knowledge of Patient’s Rights.
    • Knowledge of hospital and nursing policies and procedures, and the functions of other departments within the hospital.
    • Knowledge of hospital and departmental fire and safety regulations, electrical hazards, disaster plans and infection control policies.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Kansas Consent Laws.
    • Knowledge and understanding of the Division of Surgery Policies and Procedures and their application.
    • Knowledge and experience in the perioperative care of the surgical patient.
    • Knowledge of specialized equipment used in the operating room.
    • Knowledge of anesthetic agents and their usage and effect on the surgical patient.
    • Evidence of continuing education in the field of OR nursing.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and directs patient care in an individual operating room.
    • Ensures that proper techniques and practices are used according to accepted standards of practice.
    • Supervises other personnel in the room and directs or assists as necessary.
    • Immediately reports any unusual occurrences to charge personnel, documents appropriately in the patient record, and completes Hospital Incident Reports form if indicated.
  • Performs scrub duties as necessary and to keep current.
  • Maintains count on sponges, needles and instruments to ensure no loss of items according to present policy.
  • Performs all circulating duties with efficiency and speed.
    • Supervises and assists scrub nurse as necessary.
    • Positions patient, prepares operative area, and adjusts table to proper position according to standard policies.
    • Has all supplies and equipment in room and provides to team as necessary.
    • Opens all sterile packs and supplies according to aseptic technique.
    • Assists surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other personnel as needed to ensure good patient care.
    • Observes patient for changes in condition.
    • Reviews surgeon’s preference cards for desired medications and verifies same with surgeon.
    • Ensures all medications are administered and charted according to established policies and procedures.
    • Identifies and records patient’s response to medication when necessary.
    • Refers to resource material (PDR, IV Manual) whenever necessary.
    • Promptly reports medication errors.
    • Cares for specimens and cultures as directed by set policies and procedures.
    • Maintains records of procedure and reports any unusual occurrences.
    • Provides orderly progression of schedule by sending for following patients at proper times and notifies charge personnel of any changes.
    • Accompanies patient to Post-Op or S.I.C.U. and reports to nurse on patient, procedure, and special happenings to ensure continuity of care
  • Provides for continuity of individual patient care.
    • As staffing allows, utilize program of pre and post-operative visits to facilitate knowledge of patient, condition, and needs.
    • Receives and gives reports to and about patient as necessary to ensure good care.
    • Provides for psychological needs of patient.
  • Assists in control and maintenance of supplies and equipment.
    • Records used items in proper place and method directed.
  • Assists in administrative duties as directed.
    • Helps with maintenance of records and statistics.
    • Assists in establishment and maintenance of procedures, policies and standards.
    • Assists in scheduling of operative procedures.
    • Acts as charge nurse as necessary
  • Assists in supervision of personnel and department to provide optimum assurance of safe environment.
    • Checks rooms, material, and equipment for proper care and handling.
    • Ensures clean, safe environment through continued alertness to safety and explosive hazards and aseptic techniques.
    • Coordinates with supply department to maintain high standards and quality in the materials used.
    • Assists in control of traffic and personnel to ensure proper control of infection and asepsis.
  • Assist in operating room staff development and education
    • Assists in formulation and interpretation of procedures, standards, and techniques.
    • Assists in orientation of new personnel.
    • Assists in evaluation of all OR activities, nursing care given, and of personnel and techniques.
    • Avails his or herself in the ongoing nursing education process of the hospital.
    • Reviews pertinent periodicals, scientific and medical and related literature.
  • On –call for emergencies and available for additional duty.
  • Accountability and Adaptability
    • Assumes accountability and responsibility for his or her own work performance and those under his or her supervision.
    • Observes assigned work schedules and hours.
    • Performs competently in new situations.
  • Adheres to operating room dress code; neat personal appearance.
  • Personal Relations
    • Maintains good rapport with fellow employees.
    • Maintains good rapport with physicians.
    • Performs his or her duties in a professional and pleasant manner.

X-ray Tech PRN[+]

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate from accredited school of radiology
  • Maintains competencies skills – BLS
  • Knowledge of patient’s rights
  • Knowledge of hospital and departmental fire and safety regulations, electrical hazards, disaster plans and infection control policies
  • Knowledge of Radiation Safety and Universal Precautions policies

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with hospital protocol and manufacturers guidelines for use, processing and maintenance of supplies and equipment
  • Demonstrates competency in operation and usage of all equipment and supplies in the department
  • Performs exams accurately according to established procedure or radiologists’ instructions
  • Provides services which exceeds the customers’ expectations
  • Provides patient care to promote quality care through interactions with others, responsive to needs and proper utilization of resources. Gives patient instruction before, during and after procedure
  • Maintains good working relationships with staff and physicians
  • Respects the individuality of each patient, family and fellow staff member
  • Performs tasks efficiently and uses time effectively.
  • When patient volume is low, willingly accepts task assignments and schedule changes as needed
  • Assists with training of new employees and students
  • Maintains accurate patient and department records
  • Participation in cross-training and team performance is absolute
  • Assists leadership in anticipation potential problems and the prompt resolution of problems
  • Demonstrates expert clinical skills and serves as a resource to others
  • Seeks supervision as needed or required
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs or patient
  • Protects patient confidentiality

Case Management / Utilization Review RN[+]

Job Qualifications:

  • Current and valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse (BSN Required, Masters preferred) in the state of Kansas.
  • Case Manager Certification.
  • Three or more years of Case Management experience.
  • Three or more years strong clinical experience in clinical practice area to which assigned.
  • BLS certification.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical, data management and PC skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, InterQual preferred).
  • Current working knowledge of discharge planning, utilization management, case management, performance improvement and managed care reimbursement.
  • Understanding of pre-acute and post-acute venues of care and post-acute community resources.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, as evidenced by capacity to prioritize multiple tasks and role components.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise sound judgment in interactions with physicians, payors, and patients and their families.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs initial reviews for medical necessity and appropriateness of setting for the assigned case load.
  • Conducts concurrent reviews to ensure medical necessity for continued hospitalization and initiates problem-solving techniques as needed to prevent over and/or underutilization.
  • Liaisons between third party payors and the treatment team regarding the identified treatment plan in accordance with contractual guidelines or hospital policy.
  • Maintain daily contact with physician and hospital staff regarding plan of care. Ensures the process of updating primary care physicians on patient progress.
  • Conducts and documents initial patient assessment to include social, family and disposition status; determines tentative initial discharge plans in conjunction with patient/family goals. Maintains accurate up-to-date documentation in the medical records of patient and family contacts and other services performed on behalf of patient and family.
  • Conducts and coordinates timely discharge planning. Assist in coordination of discharge plan by assisting with arrangements for family education, equipment, outpatient therapy and other services as appropriate for patient’s discharge level of care. Assists with discharge planning process: identification, assessment, collaboration, planning, communication, referrals, and follow-up by assisting with education, medical equipment, Home Health, outpatient therapy and other services as appropriate for patients discharge level of care. As required, updates external case manager and or pay or source regarding progress, plan and patient’s future needs.
  • Identifies patients who are a high risk for discharge or other significant problems and refers to social worker.
  • On a concurrent basis, assists in identifying quality and clinical risk issues and reports to appropriate individuals/areas for further review and monitoring.
  • Assists with appeals process and data entry and attends team or medical staff meetings as requested.
  • Assists with the collection and analysis of utilization patterns and denied cases.
  • Works closely with the Coders, Clinical Documentation Specialist and Physicians. Provides the physicians with the clinical expertise and acts as a liaison with utilization issues relative to documentation and appropriate status designation.
  • Maintain established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment and safety standards.
  • Develops and initiates educational programs regarding utilization management principles.

CT Tech / PRN[+]

PRN position which includes call. Must be available to cover for day shift Monday – Friday. Experience preferred. General and Cardiac CT a plus. CT registry a plus. ARRT certification required.

Job Function: Completes the necessary CT / X-ray exams as ordered by the physician. Demonstrates competence in operation of equipment used for any aspect of radiology.

Job Qualifications:
• Education: High school graduate or equivalent
• Graduate from accredited school of radiology
• Maintains competencies skills – BLS
• Knowledge of patient’s rights
• Knowledge of hospital and departmental fire and safety regulations, electrical hazards, disaster plans and infection control policies
• Knowledge of Radiation Safety and Universal Precautions policies

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Complies with hospital protocol and manufacturers guidelines for use, processing and maintenance of supplies and equipment
• Demonstrates competency in operation and usage of all equipment and supplies in the department
• Performs exams accurately according to established procedure or radiologists’ instructions
• Provides services which exceeds the customers’ expectations
• Provides patient care to promote quality care through interactions with others, responsive to needs and proper utilization of resources. Gives patient instruction before, during and after procedure
• Maintains good working relationships with staff and physicians
• Respects the individuality of each patient, family and fellow staff member
• Performs tasks efficiently and uses time effectively.
• When patient volume is low, willingly accepts task assignments and schedule changes as needed
• Assists with training of new employees and students
• Maintains accurate patient and department records
• Participation in cross-training and team performance is absolute
• Assists leadership in anticipation potential problems and the prompt resolution of problems
• Demonstrates expert clinical skills and serves as a resource to others
• Seeks supervision as needed or required
• Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs or patient
• Protects patient confidentiality

RN – ICU – Nights[+]

7pm – 7am / 3 shifts per week

Our nursing staff is composed of all registered nurses (RN). Kansas Heart Hospital sets itself apart by embracing fixed nursing ratios as follows: one nurse to two patients in ICU; one nurse to three patients in the outpatient, one day care intermediate area; and one nurse to four patients on the telemetry, general medical floor. These ratios are twice as good as the current “accepted standard.”

If you are interested in applying for a Registered Nurse position, please forward your resume to jobs@kansasheart.com. Your resume will be forwarded to the Nurse Managers to review against any current openings. Our managers will refer to these resumes first when RN positions become available.

Registered Nurses[+]

Our nursing staff is composed of all registered nurses (RN).  Kansas Heart Hospital sets itself apart by embracing fixed nursing ratios as follows: one nurse to two patients in ICU; one nurse to three patients in the outpatient, one day care intermediate area; and one nurse to four patients on the telemetry, general medical floor.  These ratios are twice as good as the current “accepted standard.”

If you are interested in applying for a Registered Nurse position, please forward your resume to jobs@kansasheart.com.  Your resume will be forwarded to the Nurse Managers to review against any current openings.  Our managers will refer to these resumes first when RN positions become available.