Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Care

Kansas City, Missouri
Nov 14, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Nurse, Registered Nurse
Contract Type
Full Time

Apply today! Currently offering a $12,000 Sign on bonus for experienced RN's!


Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Care you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you – at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Research Medical Center which is a part of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


Research Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Research Medical Center!

Job Summary and Qualifications

About this unit:

Cardiac Telemetry nurses assess acute changes in patients. They monitor and analyze the heart rhythm of patients, interpret ECGs, note arrhythmias, and intervene in emergency situations. They have high-level critical thinking skills, vast clinical knowledge, and are able to stay calm under pressure. Our Cardiac Telemetry unit is unique in that our nurses take care of patients recovering from open heart surgeries, heart catheterization with stent placement, ablations, pace maker/AICD placement, cardiovascular surgeries and we are a comprehensive stoke/stemi facility.

Who are we
  • Two separate 29-bed units, specializing in the care of cardiac patients

Types of patients we care for
  • Acute and chronic heart failure
  • Electrophysiology (pacemaker, ablation)
  • Structural heart (mitral clip, TAVR, TMVR, watchmen, valve angioplasty)
  • Post operative day one open heart surgery patients
  • Post cardiac catheterization

What makes us special
  • Research Medical Center is one of the few hospitals that care for patients receiving the TAVR procedure outside of the ICU
  • Close collaboration with cardiology providers including physician-led education regarding care of cardiac patients to ensure we are providing the best evidenced-based care
  • High-level nursing care for a variety of patients requiring critical care outside of the ICU

What does growth look like

Working in the cardiac progressive care units is a great way to build your critical thinking and skills. Nurses from our departments grow into areas such as ICU, cardiac cath lab, EP lab, or leadership. The leaders of these departments work with you to ensure that they understand your goals and provide you with opportunities to learn more about positions you may be interested. We work collaboratively with other departments in the facility to ease any transition you are interested in making. Typically nurses are able to successfully progress to other positions or departments in 18 to 24 months. No matter what your goal is, your leader will take an active approach to help you achieve it.

What sets Research Medical Center apart
  • We provide care to patients from a 150-mile region surrounding Kansas City.
  • 0% TAVR mortality for 2022, recently completed (6/27/23) our 700th TAVR since the programs initiation.
  • 2022 and 2023 America’s Best 250 Hospitals, this puts us in the top 5%!
  • 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award (4th year in a row!)
  • Level 1 Trauma Center, Grossman Burn Center, and Transplant Institute
  • 2022 Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure– Gold Plus
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center, 2022 Get with the Guidelines Stroke– Gold Plus

What qualifications you will need:
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Spt must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
  • Registered Nurse
  • Registered Nurse Diploma

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Research Medical Center is a 585+ bed hospital. Our hospital offers an array of medical and health clinic services. This includes women's services offering obstetrics and fertility, an emergency room, and a trauma center. We offer a Stroke Center, a walk-in clinic, and orthopedics across three Kansas City locations. Our specialty care areas include a Chest Pain Center, Level I Trauma Center, Breast Care Center, Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Programs, and Primary Stroke Center. We are one of 10 HCA Midwest Health hospitals in Kansas City and surrounding areas

Research Psychiatric Center is a 95+ bed facility. We offer acute inpatient, day treatment, and community-based outpatient behavioral healthcare. We treat adolescents, adults, and senior adults for emotional disorders, mental illness, and substance abuse. Our professional staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and licensed professional counselors. We are committed to delivering our patients skilled compassionate care regardless of age or circumstance.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Care opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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