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Company: 11th Hour Service
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Pulmonology opening in Washington, Washington DC. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com


Provides pre-procedure telephone instruction and education to patients relating to their procedure .
Performs pre-procedure assessment, appropriate documentation of assessment, pre-procedure preparation of the patient, which includes intravenous access, review of allergies and laboratory results, application of monitoring equipment , and site preparation as indicated .
Monitoring is performed intra-procedure according to Radiology/Nursing policy to assess vital signs, pallor, responsiveness, level of comfort, emotional status; Neuro status and circulation are assessed according to Radiology policy and as indicated by the procedure ; provides patient care utilizing the nursing process; -information related to changes in patient's condition is relayed accurately and efficiently to the physician. -Appropriate care and treatment are implemented; acts as a patient advocate; follows universal precautions.
Administers and titrating medications appropriately and in the correct increment dosages, knowing the pharmacological effects and side effects of the medications being administered . Assesses and documents the patient 's response to medications administered. Institutes appropriate treatment to medication induced changes in the patient's condition . Administers emergency drugs and utilizes emergency equipment knowledgeably and appropriately .
Post-procedure care is arranged prior to procedure date unless the case is an add-on. Performs and documents an appropriate and complete post-procedure assessment. Gives a complete and concise report to the department receiving the patient post procedure. Discharge instructions and patient/family education are provided according to Radiology policy.
Performs daily equipment, drug and quality assurance checks as required by Radiology policy. Documentation is performed accordingly. Reports equipment failures and assures repairs are performed; Arranges for replacement of expired or used supplies.
Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Performance Improvement and Research activities.
Participates in quality improvement initiatives . Recognizes cost reduction opportunities.
Supports unit and organization's goals.
Exemplifies SPIRIT values, actively participates in Patient Safety Standards and tasks.
Serves as a preceptor or mentor as unit needs delegate .
Participates in educational programs.
Performs other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and is not to be considered as all-inclusive.


Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.


Minimum of Two (2) years experience preferable ICU, IR, ED, or PACU

License/ Certification/Registration

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the District of Columbia; BLS required; ACLS required within 6 months, and PALS certification preferred.

Knowledge of cardiac monitoring and arrhythmia recognition , invasive pressure monitoring , conscious sedation, emergency care, and comprehensive assessment skills, preferred.

Keyphrases: pulmonary disease jobs, pulmonary jobs, pulmonology jobs, pulmonary critical care jobs

Keywords: 11th Hour Service, Washington DC , RN, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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