Interventional Radiology Nurse (RN)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity The Radiology / Imaging Department of a recognized medical facility in New York City is currently seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN), with a strong Interventional Radiology background, for a promising position with their growing staff. Under the direction of a Credentialed Radiologist, Credentialed Invasive Cardiologist or Credentialed Intravascular Surgeon, the Interventional Radiology Nurse (RN) will be responsible for assessing patient conditions and taking immediate action in emergency situations. Apply today! Company Description Medical Facility Job Description The Interventional Radiology Nurse (RN) will be responsible for: * Responding to patient needs before, during and after procedures, including assessment of condition, cardiac arrest, intravenous problems * Performing pre-examination and post-examination assessments for angiography * Handling CT scan and minor special procedures, including physical exam with extremity pulses, allergies, current medication and medical history which would have an adverse effect on the patient or exam and sedation analgesia * Educating patients and their families about pre, intra and post procedure care * Documenting care and relaying information to the Physician and the Patient Care Unit (PCU) Required Skills * 1+ year of prior experience in Radiology and/or Interventional Radiology * Active NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * BLS and ACLS certifications * Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized * Able to multitask efficiently and effectively Desired Skills * PALS certification