Position : Interventional Radiology Nurse
Critical Care experience required.
Stroke certification preferred.???
ACLS, BLS required.
Preparing patients for procedures: Includes checking and verifying vital signs, meds, NPO status, lab results, and medical history.
Providing education to the patient and family members: Includes ensuring the patient and family members understand the procedure and plan of care before signing procedural consent and providing them with discharge planning/instructions.
Inserting and removing intravenous lines.
Administering conscious sedation drugs and other drugs.
Monitoring patient patterns and vital signs during the procedure.
Overseeing the safety and comfort of patients before, during, and after procedures.
Providing post-procedure monitoring Includes observing for signs and symptoms of complications, such as bleeding from the puncture site, pain, and or changes in mental status or vital signs.