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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 email@example.com or fax to (316) 630-5050.
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.
Clinical Application Specialist[+]
Purpose/Scope of Position: The Clinical Application Specialist serves as the primary Clinical Information Resource in the documentation, implementation, design, build, and maintenance of KHH’s electronic health record and associated processes. Involves coordination with all disciplines involved with direct patient care as well as any departmental process utilization of the medical record.
Responsible for managing governance and decision-making processes across a broad spectrum of constituent interests, aligning Information System activities with physician services strategy. Responsible for the adoption of new software and serves as the subject matter expert within those projects with respect to product features/capabilities and future-state workflows. Leads workflow redesign and implementation rollout efforts within the department and leverages knowledge of clinical workflow to guide process, policy and procedure changes necessary to fully realize benefits of major investment in new suite of software supporting medical care, core clinical care, ancillary care, and business office applications.
Responsible for completion of projects encompassing profound fundamental change to clinical processes. Leverages knowledge of and experience within healthcare setting to resolve complex issues. Additional responsibilities may include developing and refining strategies and tactical plans to align programs with overall hospital strategy in a dynamic business climate, managing prioritization and decision-making processes at the executive level, reviewing internal training curriculum and materials, developing clinical/business workflow testing scenarios, and communicating program / project goals and impact to various clinical constituencies within the hospital community.
- Works with hospital administration, physicians, department managers, IT Department staff, and any other project members to assist with the development of, implementation, and maintenance of the EHR.
- Responsible for coordinating between Physicians, Nursing, Information Services, and Business Office Personnel all aspects of clinical information systems to assure that existing and future clinical information systems facilitate clinical practice and delivery of patient care.
- Facilitates and oversees project & program implementation to verify Electronic Health Record meets conditions set forth by legal criteria and practice standards.
- Assists with the changes in workflow process that will need to be made with the system changes and provides educational opportunities related to specific processes.
- Responsible for development, scheduling, delivery, and evaluation of clinical systems educational programs and services.
- Leads Information Systems projects to support new and installed clinical systems at the hospital.
- Responsibilities include: planning, design, testing, documentation, training, implementation, and ongoing support activities.
- Additional responsibilities include working with management and staff to define problems and devise solutions, perform work-flow analysis and process redesign, engage in quality control, and facilitate change management.
- Development of improved tools for clinical review staff for use in determinations as complexity surrounding local plan medical policy and CMS specific policies change.
- Direct involvement with developing clinical and hospital operation practice standards related to electronic documentation and utilization of EHR.
- Assist I.T. Department with program set up, security details, program maintenance, & project development as warranted.
- Provides first line support for facility users of clinical applications and workflow changes.
- Coordinates staff education of Clinical Information systems.
- Collaborates with end-users to help define health care information problems and identifying solutions.
- Participates in facility wide process improvement related to clinical information systems.
- Involvement with vendor transactions relating to equipment/processes that affect clinical informatics processes.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentations and analytical skills are absolutely required.
- The ability to interface effectively with all hospital departments.
- Must be comfortable utilizing MS Office suite.
- Preferred experience with Paragon, McKesson, and Horizon Patient Folder Software.
- Working knowledge of the relationship between quality improvement and process/policy documentation.
- Broad exposure to a variety of clinical departments and patient care systems.
- Strong problem and issue resolution experience.
- Ability to be involved in multiple projects at the same time.
- Good organizational skills, be able to prioritize multiple activities and objectives in a rapidly changing environment, and deliver quality service.
- Ability to articulate technical and user needs in a concise manner easily understood by all.
- RN required and BSN or MSN preferred.
- Other duties as assigned.
FT and PT RNs – OR[+]
Job Function: Responsible for the planning, executing, directing and evaluating direct and indirect nursing care given to the surgical patient. This nursing care ranges from preoperative intervention onto postoperative evaluation. It is a practice designed to meet a patient’s needs through the nursing process, ensuring continuity of care during the surgical experience.
- 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.
- Performs other tasks as assigned.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.