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UCLA Health RN - Interventional Radiology - Santa Monica in Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities

The clinical

nurse is a professional Registered Nurse who assumes responsibility and

accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides

care to these patients using the nursing process in accordance with the

standards of professional nursing practice. The clinical nurse performs in the

professional role as described by the American Nurses Association (ANA);

engaging in activities related to ethics, education, evidence-based practice

and research, quality improvement, leadership, collaboration, professional

practice evaluation , resources utilization, environmental health, and patient

advocacy as appropriate to clinical nursing practice. The clinical nurse

will float to all radiology areas to support scans, diagnostic, and

interventional studies.

Qualifications

Graduated from an accredited school of nursing with BSN or MSN

CA RN License

BLS, ACLS, and PALS required

Minimum of 2 years recent ICU, Cardiac Cath Lab, or Interventional Radiology

Ability to carry and lift up to 35 lbs. and wear 25 lbs. lead apron.

Knowledge and skill of hemodynamic monitoring.

Skilled at starting IV's and drawing blood on adult and pediatric populations.

Knowledge of normal cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology.

Skill and ability to respond speedily and accurately with patient needs and physician directions.

Skill in operating physiologic monitoring and capnography equipment and computer skill sets, oxygen tanks, wall suction, defibrillator, custom procedure trays, infusion pumps, all POCT machines, oxygen saturation machine.

Skill and ability to recognize signs and symptoms of patient distress.

Skill and ability to intervene when patient is distressed.

Ability to read, interpret, apply and/or follow physician orders, policies, procedures or written and verbal instructions.

Skill in organizing and prioritizing.

Ability to be flexible, to float, take additional assignments when necessary throughout all areas of Radiology including current and future clinics and hospitals.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

UCLA Health welcomes all individuals, without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin or disabilities, and we proudly look to each person’s unique achievements and experiences to further set us apart.

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