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RN - Registered Nurse Procedure - Cardiovascular Imaging - Cardio Pulmonary Rehab - Flexi (885)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024
RN - Registered Nurse Procedure - Cardiovascular Imaging - Cardio Pulmonary Rehab - Flexi (885) - (T216367)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $26.52 - $43.15 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.


Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
General Responsibilities To provide and manage patient care in a clinical area for specific age and patient population. To deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. To effectively interact with patient, significant others and other health team members while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Key Duties & Responsibilities

1. Responds appropriately to emergency/crisis situations: demonstrates critical thinking skills, demonstrates nursing competency, assists in a calm manner and serves on nurse stat team as directed.

2. Provides appropriate care for patient before, during and post procedure: prepares patient for procedure, provides education, assures patient is comfortable during procedure. Properly documents procedures and patient response, administers medication as indicated for procedure, handles and processes specimens according to policy and procedure, ensures equipment is in working order prior to procedure and supplies are available.

3. Provides and documents thorough and accurate patient care while working closely with primary providers and assigned patients.

4. Manages patient care and patient flow within clinical area.

5. Displays effective communication skills by correctly calling in prescriptions at physician's instructions. Obtains and delivers accurate phone messages. Returns patient phone calls in a timely manner.

6. Demonstrates personal accountability for professional growth. Meets and maintains current certification/licensure requirements. Completes all mandatory education requirements of clinic. Maintains knowledge of current issues through attendance or documented reading of minutes of at least 80% of staff meetings. Serves as a role model and clinical resource for other team members and orientees.

7. Maintains accountability for a safe environment for patients and others. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding departmental operations including all regulatory agencies. 8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements Associate's degree in Nursing required. Work experience may not substitute for education requirement. Licenses / Certifications / Registrations Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of employment. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required or must be obtained within six (6) months of employment. Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification by the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Cardiology Imaging

Organization

: 702400000 Cardiovascular Imaging

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts