(RN) Registered Nurse (Radiology Special Procedures)-FT-Day-Plus On Call - Special Procedures
Company: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance
Posted on: January 21, 2023
(RN) Registered Nurse (Radiology Special Procedures)-FT-Day-Plus
On CallJob Description:
RN - Radiology
Reviewed by Senior Human Resources Business Partner:
Approved by Director of Radiology:
Approved by Vice President of Human Resources:
EMPLOYEE'S FULL NAME: ________________________
FLSA STATUS:--- Exempt--- Non-Exempt
Our Mission is to improve the well-being of those we serve with a
commitment to excellence: every patient, every encounter, every
Our Vision is to create a world-class health system to advance
medicine and increase access for the communities we serve by
empowering caregivers to heal through compassion, knowledge,
innovation, integrated care and excellence.
Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing
process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and
evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing
care for departmental specific patients based on established
clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other
professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient
care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.
Supports the organization vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of
patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient
care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through
performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive
outcomes in patient care.
POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate of accredited school of nursing required.
Current registered nurse license in the State of Texas.
Current BLS certification required.
ACLS and PALS certification within 6 months of hire.
Willingness to be crossed trained to other areas.
Organizational skills are necessary.
Good written and verbal communication skills required.
Ability to read, write and speak English
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of
nursing, administration, and physicians
Ability to practice nursing as described by the following
definition: "The diagnosis and treatment of human responses to
actual or potential health alternations." Ability to utilize the
best nursing process in the provision of nursing care including but
not limited to administering treatments and medications,
interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care,
collaborating with other health care providers and providing
education to patients and/or significant others. The successful
candidate will be required to pass competencies for this
* 1-2 years of continuous hospital experience as a RN
* Essential technical/Motor skills: Able to adjust and/or
troubleshoot monitoring equipment and computer equipment
* Must be able to interact and communicate with all levels of
staff, physicians, patients and families in an effective manner.
Exhibits tact, enthusiasm and patience. Must be sensitive to
Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively
communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values
in developing services, standards and practices
Responsible for total patient care, including medication, orders
Assist in emergency nursing procedures necessary for prompt control
of changes in patient's physical condition
Able to perform the techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation
accurately and effectively.
Keeps abreast of changing techniques in critical care nursing and
maintains a high level of expertise in critical care.
Accepts responsibilities delegated by the Charge Nurse or team
leader and evaluates the nursing care provided in the area
Assists the physicians in performing special procedures
Ensures that care is delivered to each patient in accordance with
the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas and ANA Standards of
Clinical Nursing Practice.
Implements physician's orders in a safe and accurate manner.
Assists with admitting, discharging and transferring patients.
Transcribes and implements new physician orders.
Adapts to the needs of the unit by demonstrating
Maintains detailed and accurate records of nursing actions.
Participates in health/therapeutic counseling, teaching/emotional
support for patients and significant others.
Makes rounds on assigned patients and prioritizes patient's
Maintains a safe and clean environment for patients and
Provides and receives reports in a status of patients at the change
Administers medication and therapies within the scope of safe
Formulates, modifies and implements goal oriented patient care
plans according to facility policies.
Assumes responsibility to report clinical limitations or the need
for assistance to the supervisor.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Abides by the rules and regulations set forth by the Board of Nurse
Adheres to policies and procedures that guide and support the
provision of services.
Informs the charge nurse of any anticipated and/or actual
Maintains current with all new policies and procedures
Provides direction to non-licensed nursing staff in the delivery of
Anticipates potential problems situations and intervenes to offset
any adverse impact.
Contacts the organ procurement organization in order to satisfy
regulatory requirements for the determination of medical
suitability for organ, tissue and eye donation; completes
certificate of referral/request and places same in the medical
Plans and coordinates time schedule with peers to provide
Builds a positive work environment by guiding employees to support
the mission of the hospital, providing developmental opportunities
and encouraging teamwork.
Ensures the distribution and delivery of equipment/supplies as
Demonstrates problem solving skills through knowledge, research,
Demonstrates knowledge of hospital policies and procedures for
administering, transcribing, and recording medications
Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and
Observes five R's for administering meds: right patient, right
drug, right does, right method, and right time.
Demonstrates proper procedure in all methods of medication
All other duties as assigned
Maintain Continuing Education Requirements according to the Texas
Board of Nursing.
LINES OF RESPONSIBILITES:
Radiology Nurse Manager, Radiology Supervisor, Assistant Director
of Radiology, Director of Radiology, Vice President of Imaging
Services, Assistant Chief Nurse Officer, Chief Nurse Officer
Provide excellent customer service to all DHR customers. All
employees are required to attend the DHR C.A.R.E.S program which
outlines the Customer Service Principals including: Compassion,
Accountability, Respect, Excellence through Knowledge and Safety &
Employees must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills
necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients
served in his/her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate
knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life
span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the
patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed
to identify each patient's requirement relative to his or her
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: (ADA):
A.Essential Duties:Indicated by bold print within performance
standards, preceding individual numbered criteria.
The following table provides physical requirements that will be
associated with, but not limited to, this position:
Light/moderate lifting up to 20 lbs, from the floor to shoulder
Must be able to assist other employees with lifting more than 20
Light/moderate carrying up to 20 lbs.
Pulling hand over hand
Reaching above shoulder
Dual simultaneous grasping
Depth Perceptions needed
Ability to see
Operating office equipment
Operating mechanical equipment
Ability to read and write
Ability to Count
Ability to hear verbal communication without aid
Operating Personal Vehicle
Ability to comprehend written/verbal communication
Other: Ability to deal with stress
B.Working Conditions: The individual spends over 95% of his/her
time in an air-conditioned environment with varying exposures to
noise. There is protection from weather conditions but not
necessarily from temperature changes. The position does have low
exposure to malodorous, infectious body fluids from patients and
some minimal exposure to noxious smells from cleansing agents.
C.Occupational Exposure: This position has minimal to no exposure
to blood, body fluids, or tissues and is an OSHA Category III
(although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which
anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body
fluids). Person who performs these duties are not called upon as
part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency medical
care or first aid or to be potentially exposed in some other
Intelligence: General learning ability: The ability to "catch on"
or understand instructions and underlying principles. Ability to
reason and make judgments. 3
Verbal:Ability to understand meanings of words and ideas associated
with them, and to use them effectively. To comprehend language, to
understand relationships between words, and to understand meanings
of whole sentences and paragraphs. To present information or ideas
Numerical:Ability to perform arithmetic operations quickly and
Spatial:Ability to comprehend forms in space and understands
relationships of plane and solid objects. Frequently described as
the ability to "visualize" objects or two or three dimensions, or
to think visually of geometric forms. 2
Form Perception:Ability to perceive pertinent details and objects
or in pictorial or graphic material to make visual comparisons and
discriminations and see slight differences in shapes and shadings
of figures and widths and lengths of lines. 3
Clerical Perception:Ability to receive pertinent details and verbal
or tabular material. To observe differences in copy, to proofread
words and numbers, and to avoid perceptual errors in arithmetic
Motor Coordination: Ability to coordinate eyes and hands to fingers
rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed.
Ability to make a movement response accurately and quickly. 3
Finger Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To
work with fingers in placing and turning motions. 3
Manual Dexterity:Ability to move hands easily and skillfully. To
work with hands in placing and turning motions. 3
Eye-Hand-Foot Coordination:Ability to move the hand and foot
coordinately with each other in accordance with visual stimuli.
Color Discrimination:Ability to perceive and respond to
similarities or differences in colors, shapes, or other values of
the same or different color. To identify a particular color, or to
recognize harmonious or contrasting color combinations, or to match
color adequately. 3
I have read and reviewed my job description with my supervisor or
designee and I understand the job I am expected to perform.
If applicable ____________ certification will be completed within
_________ time frame of hire/transfer date.
Transfer/Hire Date Effective: ________________________
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this
work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and
responsibilities. DHR leadership reserves the right to amend and
change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs
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