Position Summary: Delivers professional and technical nursing care to adult and geriatric patients undergoing Interventional Radiology procedures. Nursing care delivered complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards. Prepares and maintains expensive, fragile equipment. Assists Radiologists and Neurointerventionalist and monitors patients during intervention radiology procedures. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Works with the Special Procedure Technologist in planning, coordinating pre, post and procedural care to a number of patients. Interacts closely with physicians. Participates in departmental 24-hour emergency call. Maintains department specific equipment including the daily documentation of code cart and reaction box readiness. Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a manner designed to project a positive image of the department and the hospital. Works with Director, Manager, Supervisors and other members of the Special Procedures departments to promote harmonious work environment. Ensures that all contacts with patients, the public, physicians and other hospital personnel are carried out in a friendly, courteous, helpful and considerate manner. Answers telephones in a prompt and courteous manner. Displays concern and provides assistance or explains procedures as appropriate to callers or in face-to-face situations. Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Works with customers to identify problem areas and recommend solutions.
Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities) Graduate from an approved nursing educational program as defined by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Minimum of two (2) years experience in acute care facility with experience in Radiology Special Procedures preferred.
Advanced physical assessment skills.
Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to assess/detect changes in human physiological condition.
Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language
Minimum of two (2) years experience in acute care facility with experience in Radiology Special Procedures preferred Advanced physical assessment skills. Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to assess/detect changes in human physiological condition. Effective oral and written communication skills in the English language Required Licenses/Certifications: Current Florida RN License Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months
from American Heart Association Communication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the organization
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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