RN Interventional Radiology

RN Interventional Radiology

Common Spirit | Des Moines, IA, 50301, US
Salary Range:$46,000 – $74,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 14 days ago

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Description

Overview

MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states.

Responsibilities

Position is eligible for $10,000 sign on bonus

* Administers nursing care to patients; included assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient's care plan in coordination with the physician during imaging procedures. Transports patients and gives appropriate reports to ancillary areas.
* Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
* Interacts with patients, both pre and post invasive procedures for history, instructions/teaching, and post procedure follow-up. Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental health problems.
* Maintains open and positive communication with staff, physicians, and other departments.
* Presents a positive image to community and professional contacts.
* Utilizes hospital/department information system to process data and retrieve patient information.
* Triages patients; and problem solves with staff, physicians, patients, families, and ancillary departments.
* Maintains knowledge of documentation requirements needed for patient's records.
* Works independently with limited direct supervision using the Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Hospital Medical Center policies, nursing standards, and professional judgement.
* Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., CPR, protecting patient from injury).
* Takes assigned call as defined in unit specific structure standards.
* Provides orientation/education for staff, students, and other hospital and community organizations, as requested.
* Responsible for all medical supplies/equipment being available and in proper working condition in the department including EKG monitors, crash cart, medications (routine, emergency, narcotics), suction, O2 , Ambu bags, airways, E.T. tray and other related supplies in the Medical Imaging Department.
* Administers medications, moderates sedation, I.V.s, CPR, etc. as ordered during procedure.

Qualifications

* Possession of a current license as a registered nurse issued by the State of Iowa.
* Minimum of two years current registered nurse experience required, critical care preferred.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within six (6) weeks of hire.
* Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire