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RN - Radiology CT

Company: CARLE
Location: Lovington
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Compassionate, innovative, versatile are traits of the Radiology (CT) Registered Nurse (RN). We are looking for a professional, compassionate RN with excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills. Join our team of highly efficient, skilled and cohesive members, who are instrumental in providing patient education and preparation for imaging and/or procedures in order to obtain the necessary information required for next steps in diagnosis or treatment. Staff are responsible for collaborating with inpatient and ambulatory physicians and nurses to facilitate excellent patient care. Radiology offers a wide variety of opportunities not only for personal and professional growth but for work/life balance as well. We offer flexible schedules, cross-training, minimal on-call shifts and holiday rotations. Come join the Radiology Team at a Magnet-designated hospital, ranked as one of America's 50 Best, where we utilize evidence-based practices in our standards of care in order to maintain the high-quality standards of the Carle Health Institution.

  • Performs all nursing responsibilities and duties required by unit as specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and theories related to the specific area of practice by following department policies and procedures in accordance with accrediting bodies and/or manufacturer guidelines.
  • Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards and based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
  • Manages care of patients during moderate sedation and Phase I/II anesthesia recovery.
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the health care team. Recognizes and responds to any adverse or allergic reactions including change in patient status requiring nursing assistance. Reviews cases with the radiologist/physician when appropriate.
  • Takes responsibility for patient, visitor, employee and environmental safety. Reports and corrects safety events immediately including those that are a near miss.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and workplace environment including maintaining supply inventories and orderliness of work area. Recognizes malfunctions and service needs and reports service needs in a timely manner.
  • Assists in instruction of students and new staff as necessary. May perform duties of Charge RN/Supervisor or Imaging Coordinator in their absence.
  • Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary to resolve issues. Offer constructive feedback to assist in the professional development of peers and confers with colleagues to expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes initiative to begin appropriate solution.
  • Perform additional expectations of a RN 2 per RN ladder.

Keywords: CARLE, Decatur , RN - Radiology CT, Healthcare , Lovington, Illinois

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