RN Registered Nurse Special Procedures
Location:
Fort Worth , Texas
Posted:
November 22, 2017
Reference:
00073-96358
Medical City Fort Worth
RN - Registered Nurse - Radiology Specials
Work Schedule:Full time, w/call expectation
7a-3:30pm

Job Summary :
Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act, with emphasis on the diagnostic Imaging patient.
  • Use therapeutic communication in daily practice
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment
  • Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual patients
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process
  • Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care
  • Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver
  • Participate in Diagnostic Imaging specific initiatives and process improvement
  • Promote a supportive Diagnostic Imaging environment
  • Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistant, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse externs
  • Maintain high quality (age specific) care for infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, as assigned
  • Support the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization
    • Supervise the daily operation & activity of Diagnostic Imaging
    • Assist and direct staff to perform their duties efficiently and without unproductive delays
    • Perform staff evaluations, coaching and counseling sessions
    • Assess and maintain competency of staff as related to job descriptions
    • Coordinate schedules between hospital departments, physicians and patients to complete diagnostic procedures in a timely manner
    • Assist manager with fiscal planning, management of department and evaluation and purchase of capital equipment
    • Implement and revise policies and procedures
    • Resolve conflicts for both internal and external customers
    Promote a supportive environment that encourages teamwork

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Radiology &/or Specials experience strongly preferred
  • Background in ER or Critical Care considered
  • Experience with moderate sedation a plus
  • Experience with all age groups and patient demographics
  • Current ACLS and BLS Provider through American Heart Association
  • Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas

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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