RN - Radiology Sedation Infusion Nurse

  • Norfolk, VA
  • Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters - Main Hospital
  • Sedation Department
  • Full -time - Days
  • 32676
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Summary

  • GENERAL SUMMARY
    • The Radiology Sedation Infusion Nurse provides airway management, monitoring of sedated patients, and support services in collaboration with physician(s), NP, or PA, as well as radiology and nursing staff.  Knowledge of diagnostic radiology procedures to maintain a safe diagnostic Radiology environment Responsible for providing nursing care, treatments, and services.  Must be able to travel between the main hospital and off-site CHKD locations. All nurses are required to cross-train between sedation and infusion services. This position requires you to rotate Saturdays. Reports to department manager/leadership. 
  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Performs a wide variety of patient care activities, accommodative services, and administrative functions to support the medical care of patients and families.
    • Plans, provides, and monitors specific patient needs following established policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Participates in on-going quality assurance, maintains regulatory requirements, and assists in establishing and updating applicable policies and procedures. 
    • Provides support to orientation and training of staff. 
    • Demonstrates excellence in nursing practice characterized by quality patient care and participation in formal and informal patient, family, and staff education. 
    • Demonstrates effective use of time and resources. 
    • Performs other duties as assigned
  • LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS
    • Current State license as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Nurse holding a valid Compact State license.
    • RN specialty certification preferred (CPN, CCRN etc).
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    • BSN preferred. Candidates must complete a BSN program within three years from their date of hire (if hired after July 1, 2012 must be actively enrolled in a BSN program with completion within three years).
    • Pediatric experience preferred.
    • CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of hire. 
    • PEARS training required within 90 days of employment.
    • PALS training required within 6 months of hire.
    • Nurses who assist with cardiac procedures are required to obtain ACLS training within 12 months of hire.
    • Must provide record of a completed diploma (or equivalent) or academic transcript for those areas performing complexity testing.
  • WORKING CONDITIONS
    • Expected to work in a patient care environment with minimal exposure to environmental hazards such as, but not limited to, excessive noise, dust, or extremes in temperatures. Exposure to communicable diseases and moderately adverse working conditions due to the need to perform certain patient care activities can be expected.
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
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