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Registered Nurse - Radiology Nurse - Per Diem

Company: Canyon Vista Medical Center
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Canyon Vista Medical Center is a 106 bed Joint Commission Accredited offering a number of specialty services. We are proud to serve our community with a Level III Trauma unit, Center of Excellence for Total Joint Replacement, Level I Nursery, American College of Radiology Accredited Facility, as well as many other state of the art services to ensure our patients are cared for. -
Where We Are:
Sierra Vista, Arizona is a flourishing city located 75 miles southeast of Tucson. Thanks to our year-round temperate climate, affordable housing, low cost of living, access to healthcare and education facilities, not to mention the breathtaking natural beauty of majestic mountain ranges and the San Pedro River and outdoor activities, Cochise County residents enjoy an excellent quality of life.
Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • And much more---

    Position Summary:
    -The Interventional Radiology RN is responsible for providing patient care during minimally invasive, image-guided procedures. The IR Nurse provides critical nursing care to the patient while assisting the Radiologist in performing diagnostic and interventional procedures. Procedures performed include, but are not limited to, Paracentesis, Thoracentesis, Biopsies under CT, US, and MRI guidance, Aspirations, Cardiac CTA, Myelograms, and Port Dye Studies. The IR Nurse works closely with scheduling to ensure that procedures are scheduled appropriately and timely. Consults with the Radiologist to review cases and determine the best course of treatment for the patient. Closely monitors the patient for complications, administers medications including conscious sedation, and documents the procedure. Provides communication and patient education both pre and post procedure. Provides education to the patient and family members, ensuring that everyone understands the procedure and plan of care. Responsible for inserting and removing intravenous lines. Assists others with IVs as needed. Oversees the safety and comfort of patients before, during, and after procedures. Provides post-procedure monitoring. Follows up with patients by phone after discharge. Maintains optimal supply levels in the department. Performs other duties as assigned.
    ***Per Diem Position***
    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Associate's Degree in Nursing required.
    • Must have an active AZ or Compact RN License.
    • 1 to 2 years of experience preferred.
    • Must Obtain BLS within 90 days of hire.

      EEOC Statement:
      Canyon Vista Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Canyon Vista Medical Center, Sierra Vista , Registered Nurse - Radiology Nurse - Per Diem, Healthcare , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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