Staff Nurse, Diagnostic Radiology

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 19NSH91966

Regular Full-time

Sep 16 (64d ago)

Nursing

Salary Range:

UB01D: Min: $34.05 - Mid: $42.57 - Max: $49.46

 

Qualifications

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse from the NJ State Board of Nursing. One (1) year radiology nursing experience preferred. ACLS/PALS/BLS certification are required. Critical Care experience required. Ability to employ problem solving techniques and critical thinking. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to organize care/activities of multiple patients. IV Certification is preferred. Proficiency in the English language is required.

 

Responsibilities
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The Radiology RN (Nurse) is a Critical Care RN and delivers general nursing care to patients in all areas of the Radiology/Imaging Department including: Vascular and Neurovascular Angiography and Diagnostic Imaging areas of Ultrasound, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance (MRI), X-ray, Nuclear Medicine and Mammography. The Nurse takes immediate action in emergency situations and responds to patient needs before, during and after procedures. The Nurse performs pre and post examination assessments for Angiography, CT scans and procedures and other minor special procedures such as Lumbar Punctures and Myelograms. Physical exam will include extremity pulses and sheath insertion site, as appropriate. Allergies, current medication and medical history which could have an adverse effect on the patient or exam and sedation analgesia will also be assessed. The Nurse educates the patient and their family regarding pre, intra and post procedural care. The Nurse documents care and education given and relays patient status information to the managing physician. The Interventional Radiology RN endorses the patient to the subsequent patient care unit with a thorough and specific report (hand off). The Nurse follows established standards and practices under the direction of a credentialed Vascular or Neuroendovascular Interventionist, a credentialed Radiologist or qualified physician. The Nurse is assigned to Radiology.





University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package . Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org.

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