Responsible for all aspects of Radiology nursing; including assessment, evaluation, and coordination of nursing care. The Registered Nurse is responsible for performing patient assessment, patient and family teaching and triage. Provides primary clinical support to the provider and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Follows up on diagnostic testing to ensure completion, accuracy, and filing in the electronic medical record to ensure continuity and care.
Provides nursing care in Radiology as they relate to patient care, imaging and interventional procedures.
Administers medications and treatments according to policy and procedure.
Assesses patient responses to medications and testing per protocols and document information in medical record.
Assures all necessary paperwork and information is present for procedures.
Prepares patients for procedures, including reviewing history and medication list, etc.
Assesses patients' physical status as well as their understanding of the procedure.
Provides patient and family education.
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing interventions and revises care based upon patient response to interventions.
Provides Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Performs emergency procedures when necessary; transports equipment to patient's bedside when necessary.
Starts and regulates oxygen.
Assists with patient transport as required.
Assists with therapies including assessing vitals and administering medications.
Assists with orientation of personnel and students.
Responsible for assessment of lab results prior to procedures.
Assist throughout the radiology department with nursing needs.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
This is per diem opening.
Hours are between 7a and 3:30p.
This union position.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania
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