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Full Time, NIGHT – Austin, TX
PRN Night Shift Only – Austin, TX
Full Time, NIGHT – Cedar Park, TX
PRN Night Shift Only – Cedar Park, TX
Able to demonstrate the following core competencies: assessment, technical skills, communication, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, planning, intervention, evaluation, flexibility, organizational skills and professional accountability.
Efficient time management skills with ability to anticipate workflow and perform synchronous tasks as to meet productivity, quality, health and safety standards.
Communicates effectively with physicians, and other medical professionals.
Participates in continuing education programs to maintain current license/certificates.
Serves as a resource to other members of the health care team.
Participates in performance improvement plans.
Maintains high standards of patient care.
Maintain safe working conditions by complying with established safety and infection control policies and procedures.
Practices radiation protection techniques to minimize radiation to patient and staff.
Completes forms and maintains accurate records, logs, and reports.
Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality
Ability to work independently without direct supervision or assistance.
Selects appropriate exposure factors and imaging parameters.
Utilizes a variety of computerized and manual systems to set up/perform examinations and maintain information.
Prepares equipment and supplies.
Reviews patient history and physician’s orders.
Educates patient regarding procedures, equipment and exam to ensure patient’s understanding and cooperation.
Patient care and communication skills to deal with patients from infant through geriatric age groups.
Utilizes clear and effective communication to properly screen patients prior to scan for any precautions or contraindications pertaining to ordered exam.
When ordered, prepares and administers contrast media and/or medications within scope of practice.
Monitors patient condition continually and reports/responds to changes in status as appropriate.
Positions patient and performs imaging procedure(s). Analyzes results and identifies issues with the quality of imaging results.
Takes appropriate action to resolve image quality issues, including repositioning patient and repeating procedure.
Are required to become fluent in Calcium Score and CCTA imaging.
Enters, transmits and reports results and necessary paperwork.
Reports imaging results to physician.
Maintains logs and work-related statistics.
Implements safety standards and performs appropriate quality control procedures on equipment.
Maintains equipment logs and follows department reporting procedures.
Troubleshoots, resolves, and/or reports equipment malfunctions as necessary.
Assists with additional, basic treatment of patients within scope of practice.
Assists with cleaning and maintaining of the facility and Imaging Department to ensure a safe and sanitary work environment, as well as assist maintaining and preparing rooms between patients.
Assists in the collection and processing of laboratory specimens.
Undertakes a comprehensive and accurate emergency nursing assessment of clients using suitable assessment tools underpinned by evidence based knowledge.
Critical thinking to intervene with appropriate intervention for urgent/emergent care. Care of the acute and chronically ill patients.
Basic IV and central line skills.
Identifying and managing life-sustaining physiologic functions in unstable patients.
Ability to read and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, and hospital policies.
Ability to present information and respond to questions from co-workers, patient and the general public.
Maintains patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per policy.
Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation, as well as provides referrals to other healthcare professionals for follow-up treatment.
Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse.
Maintains proper supplies and appropriate medical equipment to care for patients.
Displays professionalism while completing multiple urgent tasks in a timely manner.
Maintains an attractive and comfortable environment for patients with special consideration to cleanliness of rooms, equipment and ongoing cleaning of the center.