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Imaging Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's Georgetown Hospital
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Introduction

Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At St. David's Georgetown Hospital we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) RN and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.

Benefits

At St. David's Georgetown Hospital we want to ensure we support you through all stages of your life as a nurse. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our RN opening and continue to learn!

Job Summary and Qualifications

Under the direction of the physicians, the Imaging Manager, this position performs nursing support functions for patients brought to the radiology department. This position works closely with all other healthcare team members to facilitate exceptional patient care and efficient completion of both diagnostic and interventional studies while also promoting optimal unit operations. The Registered Nurse- Radiology adheres to the ICARE values while maintaining a clean and safe work environment. This stakeholder must strive to ensure optimal patient safety, security, throughput, and adhere to all applicable regulation and policies.

·Provides direct nursing care for Radiology patients receiving Conscious Sedation and medication administration.

·Administer medications as necessary, monitoring patient for effect.

·Monitors patient condition before, during, and after procedures for physiological changes. Reports changes in patient condition to physician performing procedure.

·Document on patients medical records appropriately.

·Provide post-procedural care as indicated for Radiology patients.

·Provide report on patient condition to receiving unit nurse as appropriate.

·Performs appropriate hand-off communication per policy, using the appropriate tools

·Assess patient’s understanding of procedure prior to sedation.

·Provide information as needed appropriate to level of patient.

·Maintain emergency equipment and medication floor stock with respective areas.

·Check for proper operation of crash cart/urgent equipment on a daily basis to include when on-call as a pre-requisite to starting the procedure

·Troubleshoots equipment as needed (e.g. IV pumps).

·Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate service personnel (plant ops. BioMed and Nuclear Med.

·Perform other duties as required.

·Respond to calls within Radiology areas by phone within 10 minutes of receipt; be in department dressed and ready for case within 30-45 minutes of being called in.

·Coordinates coverage for multiple areas within Radiology department as needed.

·Demonstrates competent use of all equipment used.

·Assists with other procedures requiring RN assistance in Department

Requirements

Experience

  • 1 years of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • At least one year of experience in direct patient care, preferably in a Critical Care area, ER– preferred
  • 2 years’ experience in Critical Care, Special Procedures Radiology Department, or other procedural area administering Conscious Sedation- Preferred
  • Education

  • Associate's degree or higher in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • License and Certifications

  • Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. David’s Healthcare policy
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification – must be obtained within 30 days of hire
  • NIHSS must be obtained within 90 days of hire

St. David’s Georgetown Hospital is a comprehensive healthcare facility located north of Austin, Texas. This medical center features more than 100 patient beds and is known for its Level IV trauma center, Certified Primary Stroke Center, and Certified Chest Pain Center. The hospital’s range of services include 24-hour emergency care, inpatient and outpatient surgery, maternity and newborn care, rehabilitation, and more.

St. David’s Georgetown Hospital is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local nonprofits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our RN opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: St. David's Georgetown Hospital, Georgetown , Imaging Registered Nurse, Other , Georgetown, Texas

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