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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

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.

Job Qualifications:

  • 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.

RNs – Night Shift[+]

Both Telemetry and ICU openings.

Job Function: A member of the professional staff who has responsibility for the direct care of assigned patients, both care delivered personally and the care provided by members of the team to which care is delegated. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, establishing goals, planning interventions, evaluating and re-evaluating care. Delivers care based upon policy and procedure, standards of care, and regulatory bodies. Delivers care in a manner that promotes quality care. Supports the goals of Kansas Heart Hospital.

Job Qualifications:
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
License: Registered nurse with current Kansas licensure.
Previous Experience: 1 year in an acute care setting (recent) preferred.
Key experience/Accomplishments: Demonstrates competence in clinical practice. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) affirmation desired.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates and promotes confidence, credibility, adaptability, initiative, problem solving, and teamwork. Requires strong communication skills.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Admits adults with various cardiovascular diagnoses.
Assists patients that require invasive tests, procedures, and therapies such as cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, balloon and stent or surgery.
Performs tasks as assigned.

RN – Cath Lab[+]

Cath Lab experience required. Position requires being a member of the on-call team, as assigned.

Job Function: The Cardiovascular Technologist is a member of the HCL team and is responsible for assisting, monitoring and circulating on all types of catheterization and interventional procedures performed in the HCL. Demonstrates competence in operation of equipment used for any aspect of cath procedures. Is a member of on-call team as assigned, must communicate cooperatively and professionally with patients, families, physicians, management, and other departments. Participation in cross-training and team performance is absolute.

Job Qualifications:

  • Education: High school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate from accredited school of nursing or radiology or licensed practical nurse, or emergency mobile intensive care technologist (EMICT).
  • Maintains competencies skills – BLS & ACLS
  • Prefer a minimum of one year experience as a cardiovascular technologist
  • Knowledge of patient’s rights
  • 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 of Radiation Safety and Universal Precautions policies

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with hospital protocol and manufacturers guideline 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 cardiologist’s instructions
  • Provides services that 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
  • Communicates effectively with customers, staff and management
  • Contributes to the quality improvement plan for the department and hospital
  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of work place
  • Performs tasks efficiently and uses time effectively when patient volume is low, willingly accepts task assignments and schedule changes as needed
  • Provides call back service according to procedure
  • Assists with training of new employees and students
  • Maintains accurate patient and department records
  • Participation in cross-training and team performance is absolute
  • Is a member of on-call team as assigned
  • Assists leadership in anticipating potential problems and the prompt resolution of problems
  • Coordinates lab activities, to promote smooth unit functioning, as assigned
  • Demonstrates expert clinical skills and serves as a resource to others
  • Promotes team work through collaboration and role modeling
  • Seeks supervision as needed or required
  • Administers prescribed medications in accordance with approved policy
  • Responds to life threatening situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol
  • Prepares rooms, sterile instruments, equipment and/or supplies as needed
  • Protects patient confidentiality
  • Performs other tasks as assigned

 

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.