Summary: Assists Radiologist with invasive procedures and moderate sedation within the department of diagnostic imaging. Renders patient care utilizing radiological and nursing education and experience in accordance with the Delaware Nursing Practice Act. Work requires the knowledge and skills necessary to provide direct patient care appropriate to full spectrum of patient population.
Other information: One year experience in Diagnostic Imaging preferred.Must complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation.
Responsibilities: Demonstrate a complete working knowledge of all equipment within the department related to the position duties. Maintains a knowledge of sterile supplies and techniques utilized for procedures in the area of responsibilities. Assists physician with scrub duties utilizing sterile technique to prevent cross-contamination, set-up trays and prepare and position patient. Assists physician in circulator role by positioning the patient to obtain digital films and by giving medications / contrast under MD supervision in accordance with departmental policy. Administers Moderate Sedation and provides monitoring to safely care for patient. Complies with all hospital policy/procedure related to administration, monitoring and documentation of moderate sedation. Reviews patient chart for appropriate information such as indicators which may indicate risk to the patient, and assists in transporting patients. Provides radiation protection to patient, staff and self according to prescribed safety standards. Complies with department policy regarding personal monitoring devices. Demonstrates a working knowledge of ALARA principles. Assures that the crash cart and drug box are accurately supplied and dated. Recognizes emergency situations and can initiate code procedures or administer first aid or CPR as needed. Prepare and administer contrast media or medications under supervision of the Radiologist. Demonstrates knowledge of access site management. Actively participates in performance improvement process to include evaluating, reporting and follow-up recommendations.
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.