Works under the direction of the Medical Director and administratively, the Site Administrator; performs all duties associated with provision of effective and comprehensive nursing care to patients and their families.
Assess patients before administration of iodinated contrast for CT, MRI or other imaging studies; Obtain appropriate history including allergies. Administer intravenous contrast or other IV medications per radiologist order.
Provide for safe and accurate administration of medication, intravenous fluids in accordance with physician orders and nursing standards.
Establish intravenous access for contrast administration of medication, intravenous fluids.
Perform physical, psychological and cognitive status assessments of patients.
Monitor patient while in the imaging area for change in status and make appropriate intervention or contacts primary care-givers for instruction.
Initiate care and discharge plan for patients after invasive procedures.
Responsible for maintenance and storage of medication, syringe, catheter inventory.
Conscious Sedation: maintain medication records, security, records related to each patient.
Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing, Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.