One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high-quality medical services Wesley offers. It includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care, teaching hospital, licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets.
Wesley is extremely proud to have earned an "A" rating on the most recent Leapfrog Hospital Safety Score report and named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group!
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The Structural Heart Program at Wesley's Heart Valve Clinic combines the expertise of cardiac surgeons and interventional cardiologists to provide focused assessment and treatment options for patients with complex heart disorders. This multidisciplinary approach offers patients access to several specialists at one time to expedite their care and help determine the optimal treatment protocol in a setting that is convenient for the patient..
The Registered Nurse in the Valve Clinic is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for the department-specific patient population in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice as defined by Wesley Medical Center and the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care.
Delivers patient centered nursing care in accordance with standards of care defined by Wesley Medical Center
Systematically evaluates the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice by participation in quality of care activities to initiate, implement, and sustain process improvements
Acquires and maintains current knowledge in nursing practice education
Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others
Collaborates with the patient, significant others and health care providers in providing and advocating for patient care
Considers safety and cost effectiveness when delivering patient care
Decisions and actions on behalf of patients are determined in an ethical manner
Participates in the improvement of operational functions of the department
Establishes and maintains effective and respectful communication in development of all collaborative relationships
Evaluates and participates in opportunities for outstanding service to all customers and accepts responsibility in partnership that is equally respectful to everyone
Ability to utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify, interpret, and access appropriate resources in patient specific scenario(s)
Secures, administers, and handles medication according to established guidelines for Structural Heart patients
Responsible for full nursing assessment of clinical patients, including documentation of vital signs, signs and symptoms of disease process, NYHA and angina class
Responsible explaining of teaching plan with the patient and family including medications overview, lab values, and diagnosis related information
Required Registration, Licensure or Certification
Required Education or Experience
Preferred Education or Experience
Required Knowledge and Skills
Ability to utilize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others
Ability to multi-task, delegate, and prioritize
Possess problem solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to collaborate with other health care providers
Ability to education patients and/or significant others
Ability to communicate effectively Possess personal computer skills