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Radiology Registered Nurse (Per Diem)
Department Description:The Radiology Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham (BID Needham) offers a wide array of personalized services for our patients. We have short wait times and technologists whose top priority is accommodating you. As a community hospital, our staff offers a personal touch not always found at larger institutions. Our radiologists are members of the medical staff of the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston.
Job Location:Needham, MA
Job Summary:The Registered Nurse collaborates with physicians and other disciplines to ensure quality, cost effective patient care. Provides patient care to patients undergoing Radiology Interventional Procedures, including pre-procedure work up, patient monitoring, conscious sedation as required, and assists with post procedure recovery. Coordinates this care to ensure safe, effective, efficient patient centered care and communicates effectively with the radiology team and other department personnel. Provides nursing support to patients in all areas of radiology as needed to include but not limited to, IV placement, patient assessment and monitoring. Performs these duties to ensure that patients and their families are satisfied with their care.
+ In collaboration with the Radiology team, assists with the scheduling and pre-procedure requirements for patients scheduled for invasive procedures.
+ Communicates effectively with the patient and their family any pre-procedure instructions or lab work required. Communicates effectively with the ordering provider any pre-procedure instructions, medication orders or lab work required.
+ Works effectively under the direction of the radiologist to provide comprehensive patient care during the procedure.
+ Insures that supplies, equipment and appropriate resources are available for interventional procedures
+ Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred.
+ License Registered Nurse required., and Registration Advanced Cardiac Life Support required., and Certificate 1 Basic Life Support required.
+ 1-3 years related work experience required.
+ Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.
+ Previous experience with Interventional Radiology
+ Decision Making:Ability to make decisions that are guided by general instructions and practices requiring some interpretation. May make recommendations for solving problems of moderate complexity and importance.
+ Problem Solving:Ability to address problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.
+ Independence of Action:Ability to follow precedents and procedures. May set priorities and organize work within general guidelines. Seeks assistance when confronted with difficult and/or unpredictable situations. Work progress is monitored by supervisor/manager.
+ Written Communications:Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
+ Oral Communications:Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
+ Knowledge:Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.
+ Team Work:Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.
+ Customer Service:Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Age based Competencies:
Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.
BIDMC is EOE M/F/VET/DISABILITY/GENDER IDENTITY/SEXUAL ORIENTATION
As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. BILH requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/in-the-news/2021/8/10/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement