RN-Interventional Radiology

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Mar 17, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** The **Interventional Radiology RN** has primary accountability for patient outcomes. As leader of the patient care team, the IR RN delegates, supervises and participates in patient care delivery. The IR RN coordinates care across all disciples, in collaboration with medical staff. Patient populations that the IR RN will be caring for include neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric. The IR RN will function within the full scope of licensure, implement the nursing process to include the following: to assess patient and family needs; develop a plan of care based on assessment; coordinate and direct patient care in implementation of the plan of care; and, review and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care. The IR RN also ensures the physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning, rehabilitative, spiritual, cultural and self-care needs of patients and their families are addressed. Nursing care to patients within the diagnostic imaging departments of interventional radiology, main radiology, nuclear medicine, ultrasound and CT is provided by the IR RN. **Qualifications:** **Education:** Current California RN licensure **Experience:** A minimum of one year of critical care or emergency room experience is required. Experience in the area of Diagnostic Imaging, specifically interventional radiology, is preferred. For those who place PICC's must have completed PICC class and completed competence requirements. **Knowledge:** Demonstrate a broad-based knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology of all body systems. Have a working knowledge base of cardiovascular and neurovascular systems. Able to demonstrate a proficiency in EKG interpretation with knowledge of appropriate medical/nursing interventions. Demonstrate effective English written and verbal communication skills. **Special Skills/Equipment:** Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for health care provider. Current ACLS certification. Current PALS certification. Completion of SMCS hospital and nursing orientation: Demonstrate basic math skills. Demonstrate basic computer skills. Demonstrate knowledge of community resources, legal policies relating to patient decisions and outcomes. Demonstrate knowledge of the performance standards of other DI team members. Demonstrate skills in delegation, leadership and team management concept. Completion of Interventional Radiology orientation. **Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento **Employee Status:** Regular **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 10 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Varied Days **Weekend Requirements:** Rotating **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.