SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
CAPPS Imaging Services: Registered Nurse/RN
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About Research Medical Center
Research Medical Center has served Kansas City and the surrounding area since 1886—and those years have allowed the 590-bed facility to put down meaningful roots in a community that depends on its acute and outpatient medical care services.
Although Research Medical Center receives awards and prestigious recognition from The Joint Commission, the American Heart Association and other high-profile organizations, we don’t rest on them—instead, our team members put excellence into action.
Research Medical Center, as part of HCA MidAmerica, does much more than just make an impact on patient lives and the community it serves. Our culture is founded on HCA’s tenets of innovation, high-quality care, mutual respect and collaborative teamwork. Our hospital offers career opportunities that challenge, embrace and transform lives. And the unwavering dedication to deliver world-class healthcare is a two-way street: Research Medical Center is committed to its employees and, in turn, employees are committed to its patients and loved ones.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Under the general direction of the Administrative Director of Imaging Services, the Imaging Services Medical Director and the Radiology Clinical RN Manager. With limited supervision, the CAPPS RN:
Provides nursing care for the CAPPS Department as well as the Imaging Services Department in relation to the assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care and on a scheduled and on-call basis, as necessary.
Collaborates with physicians and other departments to coordinate the needs of the patients and their family
Ensures that patient care is provided in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, applicable State Nursing Practice Acts, ANA Standards of Practice, and the Imaging Services Departmental policies and procedures.
Works closely with department and facility administration on patient safety and quality issues
Works directly with the radiologists and other referring providers to facilitate a review of films, reports, H&P and lab values on those patients scheduled for a variety of invasive procedures to ensure examinations are appropriate and complete.
Prepares, recovers and dismisses patients in accordance with the proceduralist’s orders and hospital protocols post procedure.
Is responsible for appropriately and effectively interfacing with other departments, physicians, physician office staff, patients, patients’ family members and various other visitors to the facility
Participates in Performance Improvement and Quality Improvement activities
Works within the prescribed guidelines/policies/procedures established by the department, facility and HCA
Works in accordance with Joint Commission, State and other regulatory and/or accreditation agencies in the performance of their duties and complies with all safety and infection control guidelines
Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Current State of Missouri RN license required. Certification in area of specialty preferred. BLS and ACLS certification required. ENPC and TNCC are required within 6 months of hire
Experience: Minimum 1 year of RN experience for PRN
Administrative Skills: Able to accurately complete job duties as ordered by the referring physicians. Experience with Imaging Services Department information systems to obtain previous examination reports.
Equipment/Machine Skills: Able to effectively, efficiently and safely operate various types of equipment related to their specific department and associated imaging peripherals (CR, PACS, RIS, etc.), following orientation period to the department. Routine use of office equipment (phone, fax, pagers).