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Diagnostic Radiology Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Imaging Registered Nurse you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you – at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's Medical Center which is a part of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At St. David's Medical Center, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at St. David's Medical Center!

Job Summary and Qualifications
As a Registered Nurse (RN) in Diagnostic Radiology, under the direction of the physicians, the Imaging Manager, this position performs nursing support functions for patients brought to the radiology department. This position works closely with all other healthcare team members to facilitate exceptional patient care and efficient completion of both diagnostic and interventional studies while also promoting optimal unit operations.
  • Provides direct nursing care for Radiology patients receiving Conscious Sedation and medication administration.
  • Administer medications as necessary, monitoring patient for effect.
  • Monitors patient condition before, during, and after procedures for physiological changes. Reports changes in patient condition to physician performing procedure.
  • Document on patients medical records appropriately.
  • Provide post-procedural care as indicated for Radiology patients.
  • Provide report on patient condition to receiving unit nurse as appropriate.
  • Performs appropriate hand-off communication per policy, using the appropriate tools
  • Assess patient's understanding of procedure prior to sedation.
  • Provide information as needed appropriate to level of patient.
  • Maintain emergency equipment and medication floor stock with respective areas.
  • Check for proper operation of crash cart/urgent equipment on a daily basis to include when on-call as a pre-requisite to starting the procedure
  • Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate service personnel (plant ops. BioMed and Nuclear Med.
  • Respond to calls within Radiology areas by phone within 10 minutes of receipt; be in department dressed and ready for case within 30-45 minutes of being called in.
  • Coordinates coverage for multiple areas within Radiology department as needed.
  • Monitor patients during Nuclear Med Stress Test
  • Administers medications as ordered by physician
  • Manages narcotic medications as outlined by policy.
  • Maintains medication stock and ensure appropriate documentation is completed. 
Experience
  • At least one (1) year of experience in direct patient care, preferably in a Critical Care area, ER – required
  • Two (2) years’ experience in Critical Care, Special Procedures Radiology Department, or other procedural area administering Conscious Sedation – preferred
Education
  • Associate’s degree in Nursing (ADN) – required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – preferred
Licenses and Certifications
  • Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification per St. David’s Healthcare policy
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification per St. David’s Healthcare policy –required within one (1) month of hire
  • National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification –required within one (1) month of hire

St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region’s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The full scope of services provided at St. David’s Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women’s services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center. The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.

St. David’s Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Imaging Registered Nurse opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: St. David's Medical Center, Cedar Park , Diagnostic Radiology Registered Nurse, Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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