Position Summary: Delivers professional and technical nursing care to adult and geriatric patients undergoing Interventional Radiology procedures. Nursing care delivered complies with the objectives and policies of the hospital. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards. Prepares and maintains expensive, fragile equipment. Assists Radiologists and Neurointerventionalist and monitors patients during intervention radiology procedures. Performs nursing techniques for the comfort and well being of the patient. Works with the Special Procedure Technologist in planning, coordinating pre, post and procedural care to a number of patients. Interacts closely with physicians. Participates in departmental 24-hour emergency call. Maintains department specific equipment including the daily documentation of code cart and reaction box readiness. Performs duties and conducts interpersonal relationships in a manner designed to project a positive image of the department and the hospital. Works with Director, Manager, Supervisors and other members of the Special Procedures departments to promote harmonious work environment. Ensures that all contacts with patients, the public, physicians and other hospital personnel are carried out in a friendly, courteous, helpful and considerate manner. Answers telephones in a prompt and courteous manner. Displays concern and provides assistance or explains procedures as appropriate to callers or in face-to-face situations. Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Works with customers to identify problem areas and recommend solutions.
Required Licenses/Certifications: Current Florida RN License "Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months from American Heart Association"
Communication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the organization
Equipment: Refer to Competency Evaluation for this position.
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Hialeah, Florida
Facility: Palmetto General Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905021851
About Palmetto General Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.