TOPS is a 10 bed pre/post nursing unit that provides care to patients undergoing interventional radiology procedures. As a radiology nurse in the TOPS department you will be responsible for providing care to patients in all 3 phases of care. Pre/intra/post. You will be responsible for monitoring patients during interventional radiology procedures while providing moderate sedation for a variety of procedures. TOPS is a very fast paced environment that requires multi-tasking, flexibility, excellent communication, team work and critical thinking.
- Demonstrates knowledge of the Nursing Process to include: Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Outcomes, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation and Documentation.
- Provide safe/quality care to all patients which include all the following: patient safety, accurate patient identification, effective communication, safe medication administration, complies with hand hygiene protocols, accurate medication reconciliation, fall risk prevention, include the patient in the plan of care, psychosocial assessments, work environment safety and adherence to safe/legal requirements.
- Professional Accountability and Development maintained by adhering to all of the following: following proper chain of command, ensuring skills/competencies/licensures are up to date in the department and Human Resources, flexible with work schedule, maintains attendance according to policy, attends mandatory meetings/in-services, seeks specialty certification when applicable, during heavy work periods employee can produce high volume of work without decreasing quality of care, flexibility to relocate units during low census days, functions with minimal direction from leader/charge nurse, organizes work so that assignments are completed during their shift, maintains high productivity to function with high volumes, manages time well, promotes teamwork and mutual respect among caregivers, providers, patients and the public we serve and supports our units departmental goals and objectives in a positive manner.