Catholic Health Initiatives RN - Radiology - SSP I (Days) in HOUSTON, Texas

RN - Radiology - SSP I (Days)

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. The nurse will be a patient advocate ensuring privacy, confidentiality, and dignity. The Radiology Nurse will rotate through the general diagnostic, interventional, angiographic, Ultrasound, MRI, CT, Swat areas. RN's will be on call for emergency procedures 24 hours a day. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality assurance and guest relations standards.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Maintains responsibility for continuity of quality care to the patient in Radiology

  2. Educates & Prepares patients for interventional procedures

  3. Assists the Radiologists with procedures & treatments requiring professional nursing skills

  4. Administers medications with proper technique & documentation

  5. Expedites exams in acutely ill patients

  6. Provides for patient & family education utilizing printed information & post-procedure instructions

  7. Inservices nursing & technical staff regarding Radiology related topics

  8. Assists with the orientation of nurses, physicians, technologists & students

  9. Acts as a resource person for Radiology staff

  10. Acts as a liaison between Radiology & nursing units

  11. Participates in the development of policies & procedures specific to Radiology

  12. Monitors emergency equipment

  13. Monitors stock medication & controlled drugs

  14. Provides follow-up regarding contrast & medication reactions

  15. Enforces strict infection control standards & reports non-adherence to the appropriate managers

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure:

Required:

  • Associate’s Degree

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

  • ACLS certification

  • Basic and 12 lead EKG validated within 6 months

  • Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS

Minimum Experience:

  • One (1) Year of related ICU and or ER experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • N/A

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKE VINTAGE

Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0119871