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RN, Medical Telemetry (8 East) Part Time

VA Medical Center


Location:
Kansas City, MO
Date:
09/12/2017
2017-09-122017-10-11
Job Code:
4762f0
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Engineering
  • Cardiology
  • Dialysis
  • Long Term Care
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Telemetry
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RN, Medical Telemetry (8 East) Part Time
Kansas City, MO
Duties:

8 East is a 24-bed complex medicine unit with cardiac monitoring availability by telemetry. Admissions are usually from but not limited to Blue Team, Green Team, Red Team and Neurology. Turnover rate is generally three days to one week. Patient population is primarily adult and geriatric inpatients and predominantly male.

Special services particular to this unit include care of patients with the following diagnoses:

- COPD

- Complications of diabetes

- Neurological disorders

- Renal hemodialysis

- Cardiac disorders

The registered nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process. This includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching and counseling; provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being; executing medical regimens including administering medications and treatments prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized provider. The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient. 

 

Work Schedule: Part time, 20 hours per week. Varied 8 hour shifts, mainly 1130am to 8pm

Functional Statement Title/#: 8 East Medical Telemetry

Best Care / Best Careers

To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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