Registered Nurse

Under the direction of a Radiologist, Technical Director, or the Nurse Manager this position exists to provide quality nursing care including sedation. The nurse should be qualified and prepared to handle all unexpected emergencies that occur during any radiological procedure. As needed will be required to work independently. May perform other job related duties as necessary for the efficient operation of SDMI.MINIMUM SKILLS, ABILITY AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada; ACLS, BCLS, and PALS Certified.
  • Knowledge of basic principles of radiation protection.
  • Areas where Nurse might function are general diagnostic, special procedures, ultrasound, PET, MRI and mammography.
  • Maintains clinical competency by attending all required in-service and other continuing education programs.
  • Requires the ability to demonstrate mature judgment, initiative and proficiency in nursing skills.
  • Requires the ability to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • Must be able to hold arterial pressure.
  • Needs keen analytical thinking skills to assess patient condition and provide appropriate response. And prioritize patient care needs.
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in administration, side effects and complications of contrast media.
  • Ability to give clear, concise instructions and information to the patient and visitors and communicate with people of various backgrounds and education levels.
  • Skill in organizing time and workload to accommodate changes in workload and assignments in order to complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Patience, tact and courtesy to handle patients, visitors, doctors and co-workers.
  • Skill to pay attention to details and accuracy in completing tasks.
  • Basic knowledge and skill in the care of IVs catheters, N.G. tubes, chest tubes and various “Ostomies.”
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in dealing with the various isolation conditions.
  • Demonstrate evidence of emotional and physical well-being to safely perform any of the duties and responsibilities as set forth in this job description with respect to all age groups.
  • The Registered Nurse performs delegated functions as appropriate to the position within the established standards, policies and procedures of the Radiology Department.
  • Perform nursing duties as related to the job.
  • Accurately interprets advanced arrhythmia strips to clarify major alterations in rhythm in an emergency situation. Acts as a resource person for interpretation, rationale and treatment of arrhythmias.
  • Demonstrate an ability to perform defibrillation or cardioversion as required.
  • Demonstrate an ability to monitor vital signs via central pressure, arterial line pressure or PA readings.
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize vasoactive medications appropriately including titration, dose calculations and patient observation for effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of anticoagulants appropriately including dose calculations and patient observation for effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate the skill to constructively plan and use time.
  • Utilizes supplies and equipment effectively.
  • Works as professionally and as an effective team member with co-workers and other personnel.
  • Reports all pertinent concise information, accomplishes, timely charting and appropriately report job-related problems to supervisory personnel.
  • Comply with universal precaution standards.
  • Good working knowledge of supplies and location.
  • Confirmation that all patient paperwork is in order and accounted for.
  • Computer literate

Please click here to apply online.SDMI is proud to be a smoke free and drug free workplace.Due to high volume of applicants, only those being considered for this position will be contacted.

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