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Registered Nurse (RN) - Radiology - $35-38 per hour

Company: Children's National Hospital
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Children's National Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Radiology for a nursing job in WASHINGTON, District of Columbia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Radiology
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent

    Radiology Sedation Nursing encompasses the care of the patient and family/legal guardian. Pre-sedation, sedation, monitoring, and post sedation services are provided to care for a range of ages from infants to adults. The Radiology Sedation Nurse is responsible for the sedation needs of the patient in collaboration with anesthesiologists and radiologists. In addition to the sedation activities, the radiology sedation nurses care for the acute and critically ill patient population during radiology exams and procedures and collaboration with the radiology team to facilitate patient flow through the scheduled exams or procedures. Patient care activities include peripheral and central line access, Contrast administration, urinary catheterizations, assessing/triaging phone consults and requests, pre-procedure patient and family education and support during the exam or procedure. The radiology teams welcome the nursing lead on safety and emergency equipment checks and regulatory compliance r
    Minimum Education Bachelor's Degree Graduated from an approved school of nursing. (Required) BSN (Preferred) Minimum Work Experience 1 year In the field of ICU, ED or an area with sedation activities. (Required) Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia (Required)Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS) (Required) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) (Required) Functional Accountabilities Transformational Leadership - Contribute to Magnet re-designation as evidenced by independent involvement or leadership in: committees, task forces and/or community outreach. - Role model critical thinking skills by problem-solving patient care and unit/system issues. - Communication reflects development of plan of care and ability to advocate to meet patients' needs; makes suggestions for resolution of system issues. - Role model procedures for escalation of issues; utilize chain of command. - Demonstrate proper use of identified han
    d off processes; follow up on inconsistent practice related to handoff. - Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians and other departments. - Take the lead in implementing change and support management decisions. - Role model behavior that reflects empathy, concern and a desire to help others. - Independently leads the patient care sedation activities to ensure patient safety during the radiology exam or procedure. Structural Empowerment - Independently maintain regulatory requirements e.g. license, BLS. - Initiate professional activities to enhance nursing practice. - Engage in active review of peers giving constructive feedback through timely participation in evaluations. - Role model adherence to national safety standards and service excellence standards; champion advancement of education and certification. - Orchestrate involvement of the healthcare team and role model professional behavior and teamwork with co-workers. - Serve as a resour
    Childrens National Job ID #220002P2. Posted job title: RN - Radiology Nurse - 4 Tens - $25,000 Sign On Bonus!About Children's National HospitalChildren's National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. It is ranked No.1 for newborn care for the fifth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2021, the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus opened, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children's National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet-- hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children's National is home to the Children's National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation's seventh-highest NIH-funded children's hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.Benefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health Care FSA
    • Life insurance
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Employee assistance programs

Keywords: Children's National Hospital, Washington DC , Registered Nurse (RN) - Radiology - $35-38 per hour, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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