Interventional Radiology Lead Nurse, FT Days - Relocation Offered
Location:
Denver , Colorado
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
03216-62747
As a medical specialty, Radiology has grown into an essential diagnostic tool. High-resolution anatomic and functional images allow our radiologists to detect tumors smaller than a centimeter, visualize tiny cartilage tears in joints, and track down infectious diseases in their earliest stages. With advances in interventional radiology techniques, Radiologists can now treat aneurysms with minimally invasive stents, or deliver chemotherapy drugs to tumors with pinpoint accuracy.

Position Summary:
Exemplifies professional nursing practice through expert clinical practice, strong leadership skills, and management activities. The Interventional Radiology Lead Nurse provides clinical management to the department through coordination of patient care activities and procedures and the flow of Radiology patients between various units, including IR and all Radiology Departments. Manages PLUS, KRONOS, scheduling and conducts PMI'S with staff. As a leader, is expected to attend all leads meetings and take mandatory leadership classes that are offered at Rose University Delegates duties to staff members within their scope of practice, and acts as a resource for clinical or communication issues to other staff. Functions in the chain of command, continuing the chain upward when a situation cannot be resolved at the CC level. Has input and involvement with staff performance appraisals, staff disciplinary measures, and unit policy and procedure development. The Clinical Coordinator functions as a leader, clinical resource, negotiator, coach, and mentor while overseeing the department
Qualifications:
Licensure/Certification/Registration: RN License in the State of Colorado. Compact license acceptable but must obtain Colorado state license within 90 days of hire. Current BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications through American Heart Association.

Education:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing- BSN preferred.

Experience:
Two - four years clinical experience. One to three years experience in charge/supervisory role desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Provides safe and appropriate patient care within the standards of nursing practice at Rose Medical Center. Displays appropriate judgement and problem solving skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Demonstrates known leadership skills (as demonstrated in the charge nurse role or similar role), excellent interpersonal skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities, and a positive attitude. Leads by example, resolves conflict and counsels staff as necessary.

Degree of Supervision Required:
Functions effectively without direct supervision. Consults with Radiology Director or Medical Director of Radiology/IR as appropriate.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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