Advanced Practice Registered Nurse ARNP AdventHealth Centra Care Kansas City Float at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/27/2021


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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (ARNP) AdventHealth Centra Care
Location: Kansas City Float (Olathe, Overland Park, Shawnee Mission)

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Centra Care

  • Commitment to whole-person care, giving you the opportunity to help heal people in mind body and spirit.
  • Fulfilling work with people who treat you like family.
  • Excellent benefits, market-driven wages and career development opportunities.
  • Recognized for the seventh year in a row as a recipient of the Gallup Great Workplace Award as part of the AdventHealth network.
  • Opportunities for advancement as we expand our network across the nation.
Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full time; Rotating schedule, two days on, two days off (Monday-Friday 8am-8pm), alternate weekends (required to work every other weekend, hours are 8am-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays), and some holidays
You Will Be Responsible For:

The following measures may be initiated by the APRN:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of work related and non-work-related injuries and illnesses within the APRN scope of practice.  Monitor course of treatment and refers to other health care providers as necessary.  Coordination of care/case management as indicated, including collaboration with medical consultants and other health care/rehabilitation providers, attorneys, the employee's supervisor, and the employee.

Treatments that may be initiated by the APRN: 

  • Diet, activity, exercises, counseling, education, safety and general health promotion/maintenance activities.
  • Routine and emergent laboratory studies including culture and sensitivities, physical therapy, occupational therapy, audiometry and any other lab test determined to be medically necessary.  X-ray testing for diagnosis of fractures, infection and skeletal dislocation.
  • Application of splints, immobilizers, slings, ice or heat therapy.
  • ACLS/BLS protocol may be initiated to the full extent of available equipment depending on client condition and judgment of the APRN at that time and situation.

Other measures may be initiated depending of the client’s condition and the judgement of the APRN:

  • Suturing of simple and complex lacerations not requiring ligament or tendon repair.
  • Aspiration of joints
  • Simple cast application
  • Incision and drainage of abscess
  • Removal of foreign bodies

What You Will Need:
  • Successfully completed a recognized professional nursing program, passed State Boards and achieved Registered Nurse status (Required)
  • Bachelor of Science degree program in nursing (Required)
  • Successfully completed postgraduate training in a clinical specialty area and holds a master’s degree (Required)
  • Holds Current license from the State of Kansas Department of Professional Regulation (Required)
  • Provides a copy of privileges he/she is permitted by licensure and maintains eligibility to participate in the Medicare/Medicaid Program(s) (Required)
  • Provides documentation of liability insurance (Required)
  • When applicable, maintains a prescriptive authority (prescribing license) issued by Board of Medicine (Required)
  • Provides proof of proficiency in BLS (Required)
  • DOT Certification (Preferred)
  • ACLS Certification (Preferred)
  • Knowledge and skills required vary based on the needs of the facilities covered and the collaborative agreement with the physician.  The APRN will manage healthcare for those facilities/clients for which he/she has been educated.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate by reading, writing legibly, speaking and comprehending English effectively in order to carry out job requirements
Job Summary:

APRN's are individuals licensed and trained to care for and treat patients within the scope of their licensure under the supervision of a collaborating physician.  They are essential in the facilitating of patient flow and may only give orders as specifically directed by the collaborating physician. Failure to follow the physician's directives will be grounds for termination. Able to care for patients ranging in age from pediatric to geriatric.  Scope of service includes but is not limited to, urgent care, family medicine/primary care and occupational health.  

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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