Staff RN, Radiology, Full Time Day
Company: The Methodist Hospital of Southern California
Posted on: January 8, 2021
Job DescriptionAt Methodist Hospital of Southern California,
every team member of our 348-bed hospital strives to provide an
exceptional patient experience while exemplifying our shared values
of iRAISE - Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Safety
and Excellence. We achieve this through compassionate care,
creating lifelong relationships by changing the way health and
healthcare are delivered in our community.Job Summary:A clinically
competent, registered nurse who utilizes the nursing process for
assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to provide
safe, therapeutic care to the Radiology patient. Services provided
may include, but not limited to, angiography, contrast
administration, monitored and critical transport, x-ray guided
invasive procedures, MRI monitoring and transport, IV insertion,
conscious sedation, medication administration, contrast reaction
intervention, and maintenance of emergency drugs, equipment and
supplies. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary and
nursing teams: carries out established nursing procedures and
performs related duties as required. Performs nursing care for
patients with more complex needs. Assists with the management of
patient care administered by other members of the Radiology team,
if indicated. Participates in unit-based committees and/or
projects. Responsible for understanding and participating in the
organization-wide Quality Improvement Program through orientation,
education, departmental and interdepartmental quality control and
quality improvement. Establishes and maintain competency for own
practice through continuing educational activities and professional
- Acts as a clinical resource for staff members providing
assistance and support at the bedside in emergency or difficult
- Acts as a mentor and assists in the clinical orientation of
staff to their specialty.
- Assists staff in problem solving and dealing with patient,
family, physician, and visitor complaints or needs when appropriate
to their service.
- Assists with overseeing tasks and functions to other licensed
and unlicensed personnel when needed.
- Assures appropriate reports and documentation is
- Communicates to the manager, and director important problems
- Coordinates and prioritizes clinical and operational activities
to promote a smooth workflow throughout the shift.
- Displays professional commitment and supports the unit team by
promoting unity and teamwork among coworkers by maintaining a
positive attitude and positive working relationships.
- Maintains and promotes a clean, neat, and organized
- Promotes a positive learning/working environment to promote
patient/family and staff satisfaction.
- Provides input for performance/counseling issues.
- Provides input with staffing assignments to ensure that patient
need and staff competencies are equitable.
- Provides updates and training on an ongoing basis to all staff
members in the operating room.
- Responsible for understanding and participating in the
organization-wide Performance Improvement Program through
orientation, education, departmental and interdepartmental quality
control, performance improvement, and quality planning
activities.Experience / Qualifications
- A registered nurse with four to five years current RN
experience in the specific service or department is preferred.
- Ability to read, write, and speak English.
- Clinical management experience preferred
- Current ACLS and BLS required
- Current California RN license requiredAt Methodist Hospital,
you'll enjoy an excellent compensation and benefits package
(Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement Savings Plan with match, Life
Insurance, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program,
Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Free Parking, Child Care,
Employee Referral Bonus Program, etc.), including professional
development programs, and much more.Living and Working in the San
Gabriel Valley:The City of Arcadia is located in the beautiful San
Gabriel Valley, which is one of the best places to live and work in
California and is just 15 miles north of downtown Los Angeles. The
region offers a multitude of diverse entertainment, shopping and
exceptional restaurant options. The San Gabriel Valley is less than
an hour away from sunny Southern California beaches, and less than
two hours away from local mountain resorts like Big Bear and Lake
Arrowhead.Locally, Arcadia is a wonderful, thriving community
featuring the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Gardens as
well as the Santa Anita Park racetrack, and is located next to the
City of Pasadena, which hosts the New Year's Day Rose Parade and
Rose Bowl game annually. The region boasts excellent public and
private schools and universities close by, including Cal Tech, USC,
UCLA, Cal State Northridge, Cal Poly Pomona, Azusa Pacific
University and the Claremont Colleges. Arcadia was recently named
"Best Place to Raise Your Kids" by Bloomberg Businessweek magazine
and is the perfect place to call home.Highest Education Level
Required:AssociatesHighest Education Level
Preferred:BachelorsRequired Degrees And Majors:Associates in
NursingOptional Degrees And Majors:Bachelors in Nursing
(Preferred)Required Licenses And Certificates:(Registered Nurse
ANDBasic Life Support ANDAdv Cardiac Life Support)Optional Licenses
And Certificates:Pediatric Adv Life Support (Preferred)
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