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RN Interventional Radiology - Sign On Bonus

Company: Parkridge Medical Center
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Imaging RN 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 Parkridge Medical Center which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsParkridge Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.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 Parkridge Medical Center!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Imaging Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. The Imaging Registered Nurse is responsible for staffing and Imaging RN daily assignments. Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe therapeutic environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Participates in performance improvement activities. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission and vision statement. When acting in an Imaging Registered Nurse role, registered nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a diagnostic/therapeutic environment. Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff. Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with director/manager, physician, staff or patient issues. -What you will do in this role: -
    • Operates all department equipment safely and properly.
    • Practices radiation safety to self, patient and co-workers.
    • Demonstrates the ability to perform contrast media administration according to age/weight specific guidelines.
    • Follows proper procedures for quality controls related to equipment and accessories.
    • Demonstrates ability to set up sterile trays and maintain sterile field, according to hospital protocol
    • Scrubs and assists interventional physician during interventional procedures.
    • Circulate when not scrubbed in.
    • Schedule outpatient procedures. Coordinates with OP scheduling department.
    • Participates in the holiday and on call work schedule.
    • Follows department protocols for communicating with patients, doctors and coworkers.
    • Transportation of patients to and from the radiology dept safely.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of drugs, their actions, side effects and contraindications for administration.
    • Demonstrates proper documentation concerning patient's history, including lab values prior to contrast administration.
    • Exhibits the ability to start and maintain IV access.
    • Accurately follows physician orders, documents completion of exam in Meditech, MacLab and OR module..
    • Manages supplies in a cost-effective manner (e.g. supply scanning, crediting supplies not used, overuse of supplies, etc).
    • Takes action that goes beyond job requirement to meet patient/customer/department needs
      What qualifications you will need: - -
      • Education: Graduate of an Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
      • Current TN RN or Compact State License in state of residence
      • BCLS required within 30 days of hire/transfer
      • ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire/transfer
      • Experience: One-year preferred.
        Parkridge Medical Center is a 270+ bed hospital. We are near downtown Chattanooga. We feature comprehensive diagnostic, medical, and surgical services. These services include cardiovascular surgery and cancer treatment. These services include intensive care, orthopedic and spine surgery, and rehabilitation. The facility includes a state of the art neurosurgery program. Patients also have access to OB-GYN services. Patients have access to a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. They also have access to (NICU) and behavioral health treatment centers for children and adults."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 RN 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: Parkridge Medical Center, Chattanooga , RN Interventional Radiology - Sign On Bonus, Healthcare , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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