Position supports the patient care mission of the Interventional Radiology Lab and supports staff flexibility goals by working as part of a clinical team and through effective cross-training. The individual in this position is qualified to provide high quality/acuity nursing care through appropriate medication administration, medication and procedure documentation; cross-train to perform hemodynamic monitoring and scrub assist. Performs assigned direct and indirect patient care in accordance with departmental and organizational goals. Operates all nursing related equipment, computers, and software related to direct patient care and documentation of care. Contributes to the general operation of the department by participating in managing/stocking supplies, keeping the work area(s) orderly, engaging in patient transportation, and post-procedure care as appropriate while supporting customer service initiatives. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development to perform procedures on and assist in the care of the adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient. A current Registered Nursing (RN) License will be required for these individuals prior to employment.
Education / Professional Qualifications: High School Diploma required. Graduate of a diploma, associate (ADN), or baccalaureate (BSN) academic program in nursing yielding a Registered Nursing (RN) License as required
Training/Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and basic computer skills required. Prior Interventional Radiology-based training and advanced computer system skills preferred.
Minimum of 1-year prior Acute Care hospital experience in intensive care, emergency care, or cardiovascular care required (e.g. Cath Lab, ICU, Cardiac IMC, ER); prior Interventional Radiology experience preferred
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Current State Nursing License (RN) required
Current BLS required
Current ACLS required
PALS Certification Preferred (Required for Pediatric setting)
PEARS Certification Preferred (Required for Pediatric setting)
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.