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Estimated Pay $37 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Kansas City, Missouri

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Currently offering a $12, 000 sign on bonus for experienced RN's. Sign on for eligible candidates cannot be combined with other bonuses or HCA loan/scholarships


Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At Research Medical Center we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Care and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.


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 free 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.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance 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)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Care opening and continue to learn!

Job Summary and Qualifications

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

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

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.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Care opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities 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.