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RN Interventional Radiology

Company: Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Location: Wawaka
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Full-time RN - Interventional Radiology (IR) 7:30a-4:00p
Day shift with call 1 night every week and every 5th weekend
Adding NEW IR Procedural Suite w/ 3 new procedure rooms (finish 2023)
High-Level Interventional Radiology Lab - perform emergent procedures to support our Comprehensive Stroke Center Accreditation and trauma services - also perform a vast array of IR procedures on Lutheran Hospital outpatients and inpatients

  • Procedural Nursing

    Call: -
    Weekdays: 4p-7a next morning
    Weekends: 4p on Friday - 7a on Monday
    Job Summary:

    • Under the immediate direction of the Nurse Manager, Interventional Radiology, assists physician and medical team in preparing patients and performing interventional radiology procedures through monitoring duties. -
    • Monitoring duties include providing physician ordered moderate sedation and analgesia, assessment and management of patient's condition and vital signs during procedure, and taking appropriate measures to keep patient hemodynamically stable. -
    • Nurse needs to be familiar with caring for acutely ill intensive care patients and titrating intravenous medications.
    • Interventional Radiology nurse develops expertise in the care of a specific patient population/nursing diagnosis.
    • Interventional Radiology procedures include (but aren't limited to) the following: - embolization of acute bleeds, cerebral/carotid angiogram and intervention, acute stroke intervention (ischemic and hemorrhagic), chemo embolization, tumor embolization, fistulagram with intervention, placement of dialysis catheters, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, peripheral angiogram with intervention, arterial and -venous lysis treatment, inferior vena cava filter placement/retrieval, infusaport placement/removal, and tunneled catheter placement for long term infusions. -
    • Once the nurse acquires and feels comfortable with monitoring procedures, the opportunity for scrubbing cases with the physicians will be evaluated. - Needs to acquire PALS certification within the first year.

      Minimal Acceptable Job Qualifications

      • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse
      • CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) within 3 months of hire
      • ACLS Certification
      • Needs to acquire PALS certification within the first year.

        Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne , RN Interventional Radiology, Healthcare , Wawaka, Indiana

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