Registered Nurse-Radiation Therapy
Company: Mount Auburn Hospital
Posted on: April 6, 2021
1. Provides competent compassionate nursing care based on
scientific principles and the use of the nursing process. 2.
Performs advanced nursing duties as needed for patients in the
Radiology Department. a. Provides direct nursing care for patients
undergoing vascular and nonvascular interventional procedures in
the Radiology Department. b. Evaluates patient prior to invasive
procedure, monitors vital signs during exam, recognizes and
documents changes in status, and initiates proper nursing
intervention under the direction of the radiologist when needed.
Properly documents patient's status and care provided in the
patient's chart. c. Administers medications, including IV narcotics
upon the order of the radiologist following Patient Care Guidelines
for Intravenous Conscious Sedation by the Board of Registration in
Medicine, according to nursing, hospital, and radiology policy and
procedure, without errors. d. Practices good radiation protection
habits. 3. Demonstrates skill in using special equipment to include
monitors, infusion pumps, oxygen equipment, and respirators, as
observed by radiologists. 4. Maintains ACLS certification. 5.
Interacts professionally and courteously with patients, co-workers,
and medical staff. 6. Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and
skills based on current nursing and healthcare practices by
maintaining CEU requirements for Board of Registration in Nursing
eligibility. 7. Is available on-call on a rotating basis as
assigned after normal working hours. On-call response time is no
longer than 1 hour (45 minutes or less is preferred). Requirements:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 1. Graduate of accredited
school of nursing. BSN preferred. 2. Licensed in Nursing by the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 3. Four years of nursing experience,
including one year of full-time critical care experience. 4.
Current ACLS certification. 5. Good interpersonal skills. WORKING
CONDITIONS 1. Requires standing for long periods of time, bending,
pushing, pulling, reaching above the shoulder and head, moving
about the department, lifting up to 49 pounds, grasping, good
eye-hand coordination, fine hand manipulation, use of hand
controls, and/or typing less than 40 wpm, more than 75% of the
time. 2. Exposure to radiation, infectious diseases, blood and/or
body fluids, chemicals, hazardous materials, and routine use of
multiple "sharps" 75% of the time. 3. Ability to hear conversation,
and to comprehend and communicate effectively in spoken and written
English more than 75% of the time. 4. Ability to wear protective
equipment such as gloves, masks, gowns, eye protection, and lead
aprons 75% of the time. 5. Ability to work and move about in
confined spaces. 6. Ability to set up and maintain Operating Room
level sterility in procedure room during exams 100% of the time. 7.
Ability to perform visual concentration at video display terminals
25% of the time.
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