Staff Nurse – RAD CT

Sequoia Hospital
Published
April 1, 2021
Location
Redwood City, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Overview:

Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital is an accredited, not-for-profit community hospital providing innovative and exceptional health care for generations of Bay Area residents. Sequoia's is a nationally known pioneer in advanced cardiac care, affiliated with the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute. Sequoia has received from Healthgrades for superior patient safety and was named as one of America's top 100 hospitals for cardiac care. Our is a designated Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, and our is consistently ranked as a favorite among Peninsula families. We are also known for our comprehensive and leading-edge. Our new state-of-the-art Pavilion combines the most advanced medical and surgical services with a unique healing environment, including private, spacious rooms and inviting garden areas. To learn more, please visit our website:

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Responsibilities

This position performs and is responsible for a variety of nursing functions that include; assessment, identification of needs, planning, implementing appropriate interventions, documentation, evaluation, explanation of procedures, checking for and or obtaining consents, obtaining vitals, observing cardiac monitors, operating suction, oxygen, and power injectors and maintaining patients' comfort during radiographic procedures.

These procedures include but are not limited to percutaneous biopsy, myelography, bronchoscopy, stress echocardiograms, transesophageal echocardiograms, pediatric voiding cystourethrograms, CTs, MRIs, Dobutamine echos and any procedure requiring sedation and analgesia or contrast injection. The position is also responsible for nursing administrative duties such as invasive procedure patient follow-upatient education including discharge instruction, radiology staff in-service education, and assistance in procedure manual upkeep.

The radiology nurse will assist in coordinating the patient's schedule to insure that all procedures are performed in a safe and efficient manner. This position also addresses the psychosocial needs of the patient specifically in regards population specifics and acts as educator and resource person to patients and their families. The position may also provide nursing back up in the Special Procedures and Cardiovascular labs. This position takes direction from radiologists, cardiologists, and other physicians as well as the Radiology Manager.

Incumbents in this position shall comply with all applicable laws and rules including the Dignity Health Standards of Conduct and Dignity Health policies and procedures that apply to his/her job responsibilities, seek guidance when in doubt, promptly report any potential or suspected violation of Dignity Health Standards of Conduct, Dignity Health policy or procedure or applicable laws/regulations and when requested, assist Dignity Health personnel in investigating all allegations of violation. When called upon, the incumbent shall assist in risk evaluation and work collaboratively with facility/entity leaders to implement, monitor and mitigate risk corrective plans outlined by the Compliance program.

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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Two years of recent critical care experience required.
  • Two years of recent critical care experience required.
  • Completion of annual safety training.
  • Completes and maintains required unit specific training.

Licensure:

  • This position requires a clinically competent, professional nurse who possesses a valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (CT ACLS)
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (CT BLS)
  • This position requires a clinically competent, professional nurse who possesses a valid California license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (CT ACLS)
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (CT BLS)

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