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Registered Nurse / RN Radiology Special Procedures

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description OverviewJoin UT Health East Texas as a Full Time, Day Shift, RN Radiology Special Procedure! Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in East TexasWhy UT Health - East Texas?Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.Our Place. Tyler, TX is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. POSITION SUMMARY:The Intervention Radiology (IR) Registered Nurse assists the Radiologist with procedures performed in Radiology. This includes both Radiology studies/interventions as well as Special Procedure studies/interventions, and they do PICC placement throughout the facility. The patient population contains adults, and geriatric patients. Ionizing Radiation is utilized to perform these studies as well as other imaging modalities. On-Call is required and the employee must be able to respond and arrive in Radiology within 30 minutes. The Registered nurse is responsible for direct patient care during the procedure. ACLS is required.DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Provides customer service by utilizing communication skills and technical knowledge to ensure ETMC and departmental objectives are maintained.
  • Assess the physical, psychosocial, spiritual and environmental status appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit in a systemic and continuous manner, to initiate the nursing process.
  • Collaborates with the patient/family/significant other and other members of the health care team to formulate a plan of care that includes the patient needs, interventions, and expected outcomes
  • Evaluates patients' responses to plan of care through assessment of appropriateness and effectiveness of interventions, and modifies, as necessary, to achieve expected outcomes.
  • Educates patient/family, significant other (s) by utilizing appropriate teaching methods to meet identified needs.
  • Provides nursing care, utilizing clinical knowledge necessary to implement the plan of care according to approved standards and of care and practice. SUPERVISION:
    • May supervise care delivered by other RNs, or ARRTs (radiology techs). May be responsible for orienting new employees and/or students. ResponsibilitiesQUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:Education:
      • Completion of Associates Degree, Diploma, or Bachelor/Master of Science in Nursing Experience:
        • One-year critical care or IR experience preferred, but not required.Certification and Licensure:
          • Must have current valid RN license issued by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.
          • BLS Required
            • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull heavy objects, and constantly walk, stand, bend, reach for and/or stoop.
            • Ability to perform a full range of body motions including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, eye/hand coordination.
            • Ability to wear lead protective devices for extended periods of time.
            • Ability to work under stressful conditions, and to work irregular hours (on-call required). ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
              • Exposure to ionizing radiation on a frequent basis.
              • Potential for cuts, bruises, muscle strains, exposure to airborne pathogens via blood and body fluids, as well as possible exposure to contagious diseases and hazardous materials.This is an OSHA Category I position. Body substance isolation must be practiced. QualificationsBEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service
                • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
                • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better togetherQuality
                  • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
                  • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.People
                    • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
                    • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.Financial
                      • Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
                      • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.Growth
                        • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
                        • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                          • Ability to sit/stand for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
                          • Ability to lift 10 or more pounds
                          • Ability to move throughout the workplaceNow that you have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek, it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). - - - - - -
                            With 30 hospitals and hundreds of clinics, Ardent Health Services is a premier provider of health care services, delivered with compassion for patients and their families and with respect for employees, physicians and other health professionals. Nearly half of our facilities have been recognized among healthcare's best places to work. -
                            Our hospitals and health systems include; Hillcrest Health System in Oklahoma, UT Health East Texas, BSA Health System, and Seton Medical Center Harker Heights in Texas, Lovelace Health System in New Mexico, University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus in Kansas, Portneuf Medical Center in Idaho, as well as Hackensack Meridian Health at Pascack Valley, and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside hospitals in New Jersey.

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Tyler , Registered Nurse / RN Radiology Special Procedures, Other , Tyler, Texas

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