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Registered Nurse-IR

Company: Baptist Health Care
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

The Registered Nurse supports the Interventional Radiologist, technologist and patient with the highest level of healthcare possible. This position is responsible to monitor, sedate, chart, recover and evaluate patients before, during and after procedures. This position may scrub in and circulate procedures when needed. This position manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of specialized knowledge and skills in accordance with IR department and hospital policies and procedures. This position serves as an educator while maintaining standards of professional nursing practice. This position provides care and monitoring to patients in other imaging departments when needed.

Responsibilities

Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, to ensure total quality care. Manage complex clinical situations and anticipate pending complications for patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional procedures. Evaluates problems, care provided and ensures that patient's responses are re-assessed to meet patient and family needs to assure overall quality of care delivered. Possesses and utilizes proper sterile technique and isolation procedures when appropriate. Assists in the administration and administers various medications under the direction of a physician. Displays superior interpersonal skills with patients and peers. Must be available for on call status, as needed, after normal operating hours. Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure.Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization. May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • ASN degree or Nursing Diploma is required.
  • Two years of nursing experience is required.
  • Current RN license in the state of Florida. BLS through American Heart Association required. NIH. ACLS through American Heart Association is required within one (1) year of employment/transfer.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in administering procedural sedation. Demonstrated proficiency in acute-care nursing knowledge and skills. Ability to adapt to flexible schedule, including after-hours, weekend and nights. Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and effectively communicate with patients, physicians, and team members. Knowledge of sterile technique.

    About Us

    Baptist Health Care is a not-for-profit health care system committed to improving the quality of life for people and communities in northwest Florida and south Alabama. The organization includes three hospitals, four medical parks, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine, and an extensive primary and specialty care provider network. With more than 4,000 team members, Baptist Health Care is one of the largest non-governmental employers in northwest Florida.

Keywords: Baptist Health Care, Pensacola , Registered Nurse-IR, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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