Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, and Administrative Director of Cardiovascular Services, the Imaging Lab RN will perform duties necessary to care for patients undergoing interventional radiology procedures at a technical and professional nursing level. The RN will provide pre, intra and post procedural care. Performs a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment. Assists the performing practitioner with diagnostic angiographic procedures, complex vascular and non vascular interventional, therapeutic procedures and clinical patient care.
Graduate from a state accredited school of Nursing. Bachelor's in Nursing preferred.
Certification, Registration & Licensure
Certification required: BLS and ACLS upon hire.
Licensure required: Licensed Registered Nurse in State of NH.
Minimum of two years critical care experience or three years medical /surgical experience with a strong cardiovascular background.
Delivers pre and post procedural care to patients according to hospital policy.
Delivers intra procedural care in the role of circulator, scrub, or monitor.
Gathers data through history taking and physical assessment and interprets data in order to plan and
implement interventions to meet patient care needs.
Applies principles of purposeful, organized thinking to make sound clinical judgment/decisions.
Teaches the patient and/or significant other(s) about the plan of care. Prepares patients to manage their
care after discharge.
Demonstrates effective communication to the health care team in providing quality patient care.
Adheres to department policy and procedures and practices modality specific safety protocols.
Completes hospital, departmental, and professional requirements.
Actively engages in departmental, team and committee initiatives.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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Physical and Work Requirements
The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is MEDIUM. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 - 25 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 - 50 pounds.
The employee is frequently required to do repetitive motion, hear, perform activities that require fine motor skills, reach, speak, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to bend, climb, kneel, sit, squat, and stand.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.
The employee is frequently exposed to airborne pathogens, bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids, moving mechanical parts, and radiation. The employee is occasionally exposed to airborne contaminants, chemotherapeutic agents, electrical hazards - shock, non-weather related heat or cold, slippery surfaces, toxic or caustic chemicals, and variable weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.