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Location: Miami, Florida
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The UMHC-SCCC - Radiology Department has an exciting opportunity for an IR Registered Nurse 2. The IR Registered Nurse 2 assess the condition of the patient receiving Imaging/Interventional Radiology (IR) services via nursing process through identification of nursing diagnosis and expected outcomes, communicating the plan of care, implementing appropriate nursing interventions and documenting and evaluating patient outcomes. Serve as a liaison and educational resource for Imaging/IR Services. Serve as a resource person to other members of the Radiology health care team. The role of the registered nurse within Imaging/IR services is multifaceted including, but not limited to delivery of nursing care throughout all aspects of the services within the department: interventional procedures, administration of moderate sedation when applicable and as ordered by provider, pre-procedure care, recovery/PACU monitoring, nursing care during imaging (MSK, CT, etc.) and nursing care of patients in the IR Clinic. Administration of chemo as related to IR procedures, participation in On Call rotations and Charge role as determined by role and experience. Demonstrates the ability to perform thorough pre-procedure and post procedure assessment that is system focused. Demonstrates the ability to titrate intravenous medications according to the patient's hemodynamic status. Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring including rhythm identification, interpretation and follow through with appropriate intervention. Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic agents, techniques and actions. Demonstrates knowledge of basic information pertaining to all radiologic procedures and exams. Demonstrates ability to safely administer sedation /analgesia and monitor patient's response under the direction of a physician. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in contrast administration, identification of a contrast reaction, and response to contrast reaction & extravasations. Demonstrates ability to learn/apply principles of safety. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in appropriate care of venous access devices and provides IV access and/or assists technologist in obtaining IV access. Provides care to patient undergoing non-interventional and interventional radiology procedures as per nursing standards, and policies & procedures.
Provides pre and post exam patient education. Works collaboratively with medical, technical and support staff. Performs related duties as required. Demonstrate the ability to perform rapid assessment differentiating between short and long term needs. Verification of the operative procedures, operative site, surgeon and consents using Universal protocol: pre-procedure verification and site/side marking. Communicates to accepting staff via face-to-face Hands-Off Communication. Demonstrates safety in chemo bio administration as related to chemo given in IR procedures, through obtaining Bio/Chemo certificate within one year of employment
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Bachelor of Science in nursing required
Certification and Licensing:
Registered Nurse License; Basic Life Support Certification (BLS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), ONS Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Provider Card; Oncology Certification preferred
Minimum 2 years of nursing experience
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