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Company: Thompson Health
Location: Canandaigua, NY
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Main Function: 

  • To provide, promote, and maintain quality patient care during diagnostic and therapeutic imaging procedures through education, standards of practice, professional growth and collaboration with other multidisciplinary health care providers.
  • Radiology nursing roles include but are not limited to patient advocate, care coordinator, caregiver, role model, educator, consultant/resource person, communication liaison, manager/administrator, and researcher.

Required Job Specific Competencies:

  • Demonstrates skill in clinical assessments and procedures, i.e. IV starts, sterile procedures.
  • Exhibits knowledge of the disease process and its effects on health and wellness.
  • Accurately administers medications and IV solutions with attention to interactions, allergies, and physiologic effects.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and exhibits flexibility in decision making and prioritizing assignments.
  • Demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with ancillary departments within the facility.
  • Exhibits leadership skills through ability to take charge after appropriate length of service and experience.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient.
  • Actively guards the confidentiality of sensitive information including but not limited to patients and staff of the health system.
  • Actively supports hospital goals and imperatives and lives the CARES values at all times.

Qualifications:

  • Required – New York State Registered Nurse License.
  • ACLS or will recertify within six months of employment.
  • Telemetry certified.

Education:

  • Required – Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  •  Preferred – BSN.

Experience:

  • Required – 3 to 5 years med/surg. experience.
  • Skilled at venipuncture.
  • Preferred – Prior experience in Diagnostic Imaging or Critical Care experience.

Complexity of Duties:

  • Responsible for some autonomous decision making in care of emergent and non-emergent Diagnostic Imaging patients.
  • Expected to perform medium to complex problem solving.
  • Able to prioritize and plan for the unexpected, maintaining confident and calm demeanor.

Supervisory Responsibility/Supervision Received:

  • Direct supervision by the Charge Nurse or RN Team Leader

Organization Impact:

  • Errors (i.e. wrong test, wrong patient, wrong label) may result in negative patient outcomes, loss of revenue, breaches in confidentiality and remonstrance by governing bodies.
  • Compliance and chart documentation audits are performed monthly.

Contact with Others:

  • Patients/residents, patients'/residents' families
  • Referring physicians, nurses, hospital personnel
  • Imaging technologists and radiologists
  • Homecare, Long term care agencies

Working Conditions/Hazards/Equipment and Machinery Used:

  • Standard clinic environment
  • May be exposed to infectious disease and other disagreeable factors, i.e. vomitus, secretions, etc.
  • Electrical and radiant energy hazard present.
  • Stands and walks most of the day; at time, bends and works in reaching or strained positions.

Thompson Health is an EOE encouraging women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply


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