Pediatric Radiology Registered Nurse

The Woodlands, TX | Contractor

Post Date: 06/25/2018 Job ID: JCL6LX6JTH2K5NZXPKH Industry: Nurse, Health Care

** Travel or Local assignment**

Pulse Staffing is searching for an inpatient Radiology Registered Nurse for a busy hospital in the Woodlands. 13 week contract.

Job duties include:

Provides age appropriate care for one or more of the following age groups routinely: Neonate, Infant, Child,
Adolescent, and Adult
Considers developmental age in approach to and preparation of child
Positions and handles child based on an understanding of developmental age
Implements safety measures that are appropriate to developmental age
Uses age appropriate equipment and supplies
Communicates appropriately with each developmental age group and their family. Completes a pre-sedation assessment of all outpatients and reviews the pre-sedation assessment on all
inpatients in an age specific and age appropriate manner. Reviews data from the electronic medical record in order to identify real or potential problems with
sedation related to the patient s previous experience and / or their current medical condition. Receives complete report from inpatient nurse using SBAR before sending for patient. Identifies and promptly communicates to the PNPs, physicians and team leaders contraindications for
sedation, e.g. NPO requirements not met. Performs pre-sedation assessment calls and notifies the appropriate personnel of potential problems in
scheduling patients. Implements the sedation protocol using the hospital s approved guidelines and standards. Ensures patient safety before, during and after the diagnostic examination or intervention by assessing
environmental safety needs and hazards. Performs physiologic monitoring based on the sedation protocol from the time sedation is initiated until
the time the procedure ended. Responds immediately to changes in patient status throughout the procedure.

Skills:

Required for completely satisfactory performance of this job is knowledge of the
nursing process, critical thinking skills, PALS, ACLS and interdisciplinary
collaboration. Required for completely satisfactory performance in this job is the ability to
demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills; demonstrate good time and
resource management skills; demonstrate flexibility; demonstrate strong oral and
written communication skills; operate unit specific equipment.

Recovery and Critical Care Experience Preferred

EPIC Preferred


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