Nov 17, 2023

Registered Nurse / RN Interventional Radiology

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Topeka, KS, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

Job Description

Overview

Registered Nurse RN, Interventional Radiology IR, Full Time, Days

Advancing Healthcare Together – The Future of Healthcare is in Topeka Kansas

Why The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis

Our People. Our people truly are our greatest strength. They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.

Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone’s life and change the course of healthcare.

Our Place. St. Francis Campus is proud to be a part of a long legacy of high quality, compassionate care. For more than 100 years, the hospital has combined compassionate care with lifesaving technological advancements to our patients and the communities served. Today, the hospital has 378 licensed beds, a history of technological advancements, and a generous and supportive community.

The UKHS - St. Francis Campus is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. We also have the following notable accreditations and certifications:

      • Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification
      • Inpatient Rehab Stroke Certification
      • Chest Pain Accreditation, by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
      • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, by the American College of Radiology
      • (CoC) Accreditation

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

COVID-19 and flu vaccines are required for all health system employees.

Learn more at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information | The University of Kansas St. Francis Campus (kutopeka.com)


Responsibilities

Registered Nurse (RN) duties include:

The Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame. She or he provides direct care to these patients via the nursing process, the environmental/instrumentation and management of other health care team members.

The RN will plan, perform care, document and demonstrate knowledge of growth and development norms for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The RN will demonstrate knowledge of age appropriate equipment and identify and advocate for the safety of the patient.

The RN will initiate and document infection control precautions as per policy 100% of the time as well as maintain and document infection control precautions per policy and utilize appropriate PPE. The RN will also provide education to family and patient on the infection control guidelines.

The RN will assess, reassess and document patient status per policy including but not limited to admission and discharge documentation. The RN will plan, implement, and document nursing care that is appropriate to the patient’s needs, condition, and culture.

Accountable for self and self-actions:

Engages in self-evaluation of practice and takes action to improve knowledge and skills.

Promotes consensus building and applies techniques of conflict resolution and conduct improvement.

Retains accountability for quality of care given to the patient.


Qualifications

*2 year degree in nursing

*Current Kansas RN Licensure. BCLS and ACLS certified.

*At least one year critical care experience.

*Thorough up to date knowledge and understanding in EKG interpretation, and cardiac medication administration. Must be able to take call and be at the hospital within 30 minutes from time paged.

What We Offer:

Health, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance

401K Retirement Plan

PTO