RN, Registered Nurse- Interventional Radiology
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Posted on: June 21, 2022
The Interventional Radiology (IR) Nurse provides patient care
during minimally invasive and image-guided procedures. The IR nurse
prepares the patient and assists the interventional radiologist.
Delivers general nursing care to patients in all areas of the
Radiology/Imaging Department, assesses patient condition and takes
immediate action in emergency situations. Responds to patient needs
before, during and after procedures including assessment of
condition, cardiac arrest, intravenous problems. Performs moderate
sedation during procedures and pre-examination and post-examination
assessments for angiography, CT scan and minor special procedures,
including physical exam with extremity pulses, allergies, current
medication and medical history which would have an adverse effect
on the patient. Educates patient and family about pre, intra and
post procedure care. Documents care and relays information to
physician and patient care unit. Assist the radiology department
with nursing related care in all diagnostic areas within the
The Registered Nurse (RN) participates as primary nurse, associate
nurse, a team member in the planning and implementing of patient
care. The Registered Nurse (RN) directs and assists in carrying out
safe aseptic technique and procedures. The Registered Nurse (RN)
offers leadership and direction to all support staff within
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) years
of clinical nursing experience in IR, Telemetry, Emergency services
or Critical Care preferred.
Moderate Sedation experience preferred.
State of Texas RN License.
BLS & ACLS required.
Ability to participate in on-call schedule
For additional information or assistance with the application
process please reach out to Sarah Ramm at
email@example.com or 214-783-4024.
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