Registered Nurse (RN) Interventional Radiology 10HR, Full time, days
Location: Downey, California
Internal Number: 18351
The Radiology RN is responsible and accountable for the care of patients in the Radiology Department during interventional and diagnostic procedures. In addition, the RN will collaborate with the Radiologists, ordering physicians, and staff Nurses to determine the most appropriate care of the patient. The Radiology RN performs patient care duties necessary to maintain the flow of patient care as well as coordinate the delivery of care provided by other health care team members. The Radiology RN will be responsible and accountable for the universal protocol/time out process in radiology procedures, when applicable. The Radiology RN is also responsible for mentoring Radiology Technologists in IV starts for contrast injections. The Radiology RN is responsible and accountable for providing placement of PICC’s and midline catheters within the inpatient and outpatient hospital setting. In addition, the RN will collaborate with nursing and medical staff to determine the most appropriate candidates for PICC, midline insertions, and ultrasound PIV. The Radiology RN will provide support to the Radiology Department in regards to patient assessment, IV lines, oxygen care, crash cart review/sign-off, and restraints.
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3.7 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Downey Hospital, PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 35 outpatient medical office buildings, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care and patient experience, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has identified PIH Health as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology.
Competent in conscious sedation
Knowledgeable in legal aspects of nursing
Advanced patient care and assessment skills
Basic computer skills
Excellent guest relations skills
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
Current California RN license
Current BCLS, ACLS certification
EKG and arrhythmia management skills
Excellent organizational skills, works independently, good communication skills.
Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing
At least 1-year experience in Interventional Radiology procedures
At least 1-year experience in Critical Care or Emergency Services
Experience with moderate IV sedation
Completion of an approved PICC and ultrasound course and experience in PICC placement.
PIH Health is the Communities’ Health and Wellness Partner
Our network of highly trained and compassionate physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff and volunteers work tirelessly and collaboratively every day to maintain and enhance the health and wellbeing of every member of our service areas. And when needed, we are here to coordinate care, manage chronic disease, and treat health conditions for the best possible outcomes.
We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
We serve more than 3.7 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region.
Why PIH Health?
Our culture is built around our core values, which are the guiding principles for everything we do. For over 60 years, PIH Health has maintained a sense of community and a family-like cultur...e where patients are the top priority, and employees and volunteers are proud to be affiliated with such an outstanding organization.
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
Our Whittier campus delivers outstanding and compassionate care to patients, every day. Among other awards, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics. PIH Health Hospital in Whittier, CA is located 30 minutes east of Los Angeles, close to the Los Angeles and Orange County border. There are many great communities in which to live that surround the hospital. This means easy access to work, great dining, shopping, entertainment and spectacular beaches. Whatever your passion, you’ll find the right place for it here.
PIH Health Hospital - Downey is a nonprofit hospital with a rich, nearly 100-year history of meeting the healthcare needs of its community. The Downey campus is part of the PIH Health comprehensive health network consisting of two hospitals, 18 medical office locations and a host of specialty services. According to US News & World Report, the hospital scores highly in patient safety and orthopedics. With 955 employees, the hospital is the 5th largest employer in the city of Downey.