UnityPoint Health

Radiology Registered Nurse

Requisition ID
2022-111069
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IL-Peoria
Address
221 NE Glen Oak Ave
Affiliate
5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
City
Peoria
Department
Medical Imaging Support- MMCI
State
IL
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
first shift
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

Job Title:  Registered Nurse, Medical Imaging

Location:  Methodist Campus

Shift: 1st shift

Hours per week: 36

 

As a member of the interdisciplinary team, contributes professional nursing knowledge and skills in the provision and management of care to patients through the application of the nursing process.

 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • CultureAt UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Responsibilities

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

 

% of Time

(annually)

Clinical Excellence

-Performs procedures in a manner that ensures an accurate and complete examination within the guidelines, policies, procedures and standards of Medical Imaging to assigned patients of all ages and is expected to be the expert in the nursing processes of the Diagnostic and Treatment Services.

-Practices nursing within the scope of Illinois Registered Professional Nurse licensure
-Oversees and performs thorough and accurate patient assessments to evaluate patient status, analyzes finding and reports significant observations appropriately, enhances family communication
-Administers medications/conscious sedation safely and effectively following UPH and department policies
-Follows and oversees Joint Commission patient safety goals as well as quality throughout procedures
-Demonstrates competency in caring for critically ill patients functioning independently and competently in code blue situations
-Controls narcotics and supplies utilizing appropriate documentation
-Sets up and uses equipment to obtain cardiac output, contrast injection, temporary pacemaker insertion, monitoring equipment, and oxygen saturation during procedures
-Performs venipuncture and insertion of venous catheters
-Perform nursing tasks in the Radiology Department, IR, and nursing floors
-Performs daily inspections such as refrigerator temperature, crash cart, defibrillator, whole blood oximeter, contrast warmer temperature, narcotics log as appropriate
-Functions as circulating tech
-Functions as scrub assistant during procedures

    • Assumes responsibility for assuring efficient, thorough, and effective interventional case flow in the Medical Imaging Department

-Educate as necessary and maintain knowledge of moderate sedation guidelines
-Assists in scheduling of interventional cases between IR, CT, General Diagnostic, and Sono
-Coordinates daily flow of interventional cases between IR, CT, General Diagnostic, and Sono
-Coordinates RN resources to holding room, CT, IR, MRI, General Diagnostic, Sono and Nuclear Medicine as dictated by case load.

80%

Patient Education

    • Assesses and chooses teaching strategies appropriate to the patient's/family's age specific needs.

-Adapts teaching strategies based on patient's response, readiness to learn and level of comprehension.
-Takes cultural, age-specific, gender, and developmental factors into consideration when teaching patients about procedures, illness, hospital experience, etc.
-Ensures patient safety in the hospital environment by following policy/procedures and adhering to National Patient Safety Goals.
-Consults appropriate resources within the hospital to provide specialized education.
-Utilizes SVI patient education system as a resource for patients and family members.

10 %

Basic UPH Performance Criteria

 

    • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
    • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
    • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
    • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
    • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
    • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse.  Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

 

10%

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Minimum Requirements

 

Preferred or Specialized

 

Education:

 

Associate’s Degree in the field of nursing required.

Bachelor’s Degree in the field of nursing preferred.

Experience:

 

 

 

 

At least 2 years of experience working as a Registered Nurse required.

 

At least 1 year experience as a Registered Nurse in acute care required.

 

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

Registered Nurse in the State of IL

 

CPR Certification

 

ACLS required within 60 days of start date

 

PALS Certification with 6 months of start date

 

 

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