Oct 08, 2020

Radiology Nurse

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Overland Park, KS, USA

Job Description

Radiology Nurse

Department Indian Creek Campus Radiology Shift Days - Full-Time Requisition ID 2020-23862 Position Location Indian Creek Campus City OVERLAND PARK Category Nursing State Kansas

Position Summary/Career Interest

The Radiology Nurse provides professional nursing care through assessment, diagnosis, planning,implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery through collaboration with all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care.

Responsibilities

  • Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.
  • Complete comprehensive patient assessment specific to clinical area/unit.
  • Delegates tasks appropriately within scope of practice to ancillary personnel and performs the necessary follow up.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and time management in patient care. Responds appropriately to emergencies.
  • Demonstrates good time management and prioritization skills.
  • Documents all aspects of care thoroughly per hospital policy.
  • Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care at all times (med admin, handoffs, etc.).
  • Integrates patient and family teaching in daily routine in identification of expected outcomes and goals.
  • Participates in department quality improvement efforts.
  • Under the direction of a physician, performs moderate and deep sedation on patients and conducts appropriate monitoring, assessments, interventions, and documentation as required by policy. Ensures appropriate recovery of all patients per hospital policy.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (or higher degree
    • *Must complete BSN within five years of hire as RN
  • Registered Nurse in State of Kansas
  • ACLS Certification
  • BLS Certification
  • 6 months or more years of experience as a Clinical Nurse