26 days old

Special Procedures Nurse

Kindred Healthcare
Tampa, FL 33602

Description

At Kindred Healthcare It Starts With Me.

Our commitment is to deliver excellence and an empathetic human experience to every patient, every family member, every employee, every time. We do this through our Core Values which help in guiding our work every day.

Special Procedures Nurse

Summary: Responsible for the nursing care of patients receiving invasive procedures including interventional radiologic procedures.  Assists Physician and closely monitors patients during invasive procedures. Assesses nursing needs and initiates appropriate interventions. Performs PICC and Midline insertions.

  • Conducts initial and ongoing assessments of the patient undergoing an invasive procedure.
  • Performs PICC and/or Midline insertion.
  • Monitors and/or assists procedures that include but not limited to:

            Needle Biopsies

            Arteriograms

            T-Tube Placements and Changes

            Percutaneous Nephrostomy Tube Placement

            Phlebotomy

            Gastrostomy Tube Placements

            Bronchoscopy

            Percutaneous Tracheostomy Placement

            Suprapubic Catheter Placement

            Liver Biopsy

            Central line Placement

            Thoracentesis

            Paracentesis

            Steroidal Injections

            Pleural Effusion Drain Placement

            Abscessograms

            Fistulagrams

            Abscess Drain Placements

            CT Injections and Sedations

            Catheter Changes

            Voiding Cystogram

            Arthrograms

  •  Performs venipuncture
  • Administer IV’s; IV medications, and draws blood gases
  • Monitors and assesses patient's vital signs prior, during and post procedure.
  • Preforms continuous monitoring of patients undergoing Moderate Sedation.
  • Checks pedal, popliteal and femoral pulses and performing neuro checks as appropriate.
  • Recognizes risks and complications related to radiologic procedures. Knowledge of emergency response, reactions to contrast, and cardiac/respiratory arrest.
  • Prepares patient for procedure and ensures consent has been obtained.
  • Ensures patient is prepped and positioned appropriately for procedure.
  • Maintain Interventional Radiology suite by stocking supplies, monitoring for expiration dates, and ordering equipment as needed.
  • Appropriately disinfects equipment between patients.
  • Responsible for maintaining an action plan monitoring for Surgical services dashboards.

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.

Licenses/Certification: Current valid RN license in the state employed. BLS certification and ACLS Certification.

Experience: 12 months of Critical Care experience. PICC Competency, PACU and IR experience preferred.

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Education: Graduate of accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.

Licenses/Certification: Current valid RN license in the state employed. BLS certification and ACLS Certification.

Experience: 12 months of Critical Care experience. PICC Competency, PACU and IR experience preferred.

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Posted: 2022-04-29 Expires: 2022-05-29

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