UConn Health is looking for a highly skilled Interventional Radiology RN with a passion for delivering best-in-class patient experience; this position is located in our Interventional Radiology Department
Benefits of this position include:
Competitive pay structures
Industry Leading Shift Differentials and holidays
Industry leading, affordable access to medical, dental, vision, life and retirement benefits
Tuition waivers and reimbursements for self and dependents
Easy access to I-84, Rte 9 and surrounding Greater Hartford communities
Organizational culture focused on diversity and inclusion, innovation and patient experience
State of the art, award winning campus environment with ideal parking
View our brand new OR facility at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbdYfdxJFqU
SCHEDULE: Full Time 40 hour- day rotator, 7:00am-3:30pm, 9:30am-6pm, and on-call as needed on weekends, holidays
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Provides patient care as part of a multi-disciplinary team based on national standards, and utilizing the nursing process.
Responsible and accountable for the delivery of skilled professional patient care that is delivered based on recognized national standards of practice, JDH policy and procedures the Nurse Practice Act, Code of Ethics for Nurses and applicable laws and regulations.
Performs hemodynamic recording appropriate to procedure.
Circulates for all diagnostic and interventional procedures including neuro vascular and vascular performed in a hybrid suite.
Proficiently assists in a variety of invasive procedures, such as but not limited to, central line procedures, administration of blood/blood products, PICC insertion/removal, at Port-a-Cath access.
Monitors and cares for ICU/Telemetry patients while in Imaging Services.
Provides nursing care and conscious sedation support to patients for having interventional procedures, include hybrid OR procedures.
Assists in clinical education/orientation of unit staff to meet patient care needs on the unit.
Monitors quality of patient care and nursing practice of self; seeking professional growth and development.
Participates in unit based continuous improvement activities.
Performs other related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: - Knowledge of the principles and practices of nursing;
Knowledge of relevant health center policies and procedures
Excellent demonstrated interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to establish priorities and manage effectively.
Candidates must possess and maintain or be eligible for a current RN license in the State of CT.
At least two (2) years of Critical Care (ED, ICU, PACU) nursing experience. Current BLS and ACLS certification.
Ability to work independently and perform the duties of the job listed.
Graduation from an accredited nursing program with BSN, or proven enrollment in a BSN program.
At least one (1) year of experience with procedural sedation (IR preferred), Interventional Radiology nurse experience also preferred.
MINIMUM full time equivalent salary: $63,838
Why UConn Health
UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.
UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer. All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at www.ethics.state.ct.us
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