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RN- Interventional Radiology

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. Responsibilities Job Summary: Responsible for providing care for inpatient and outpatient radiology patients presenting with a wide variety of medical conditions for radiologic interventions across all populations. Additional Essential Job Functions 1. Assesses and manages patients with varying acuity and conditions, from non-emergent to critical/emergent across all populations and age groups. 2. Prescreens and interviews inpatients and outpatients prior to radiology procedures; identifies potential concerns and notifies the physician of status. 3. Provides sedation and analgesia during interventional radiology procedures; monitors status of patients during various departmental procedures; administers procedure-specific medications to patients within scope of licensure. 4. Provides interventions (e.g. urinary catheters, intravenous lines) for radiology procedures. Qualifications Education/Work Experience ---Previous Emergency Department, SWAT and/or critical care nursing experience (within the previous two years preferred); OR ---Three years of hospital inpatient nursing experience. Job Knowledge/Skills ---Ability to function effectively in a rapidly changing environment. ---Ability to work without direct supervision. ---Ability to work effectively in a team environment and with other departments and primary care providers. ---Ability to communicate effectively and supportively with patients and families presenting with a wide variety of conditions and behaviors. Licensure/Certification ---Must maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) - CPR and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). ---CRN, CCRN or CEN certifications strongly preferred. ---Certification in Interventional Radiology Nursing is preferred.

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Lakewood , RN- Interventional Radiology, Healthcare , Lakewood, New Jersey

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