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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Health Care & Medicine
RN- Clnical Nurse Interventional Radiology
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UCLA Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Job Duties
Under the general supervision of the Medical Director, Unit Manager, or designee the CN II in all the areas of Radiology, the clinical nurse is a professional Registered Nurse who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides care to these patients using the nursing process in accordance with the standards of professional nursing practice. The clinical nurse performs in the professional role as described by the American Nurses Association (ANA); engaging in activities related to ethics, education, evidence-based practice and research, quality improvement, leadership, collaboration, professional practice evaluation, resources utilization, environmental health, and patient advocacy as appropriate to clinical nursing practice.

Job Qualifications
Knowledge and skill of hemodynamic monitoring. Skilled at starting IV's and drawing blood on adult and pediatric populations. Knowledge of normal cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology. Skill and ability to respond speedily and accurately with patient needs and physician directions. Ability to carry and lift up to 35 lbs. and wear 25 lbs. lead apron. Skill in operating physiologic monitoring and capnography equipment and computer skill sets, oxygen tanks, wall suction, defibrillator, custom procedure trays, infusion pumps, all POCT machines, oxygen saturation machine. Skill and ability to recognize signs and symptoms of patient distress. Skill and ability to intervene when patient is distressed. Ability to read, interpret, apply and/or follow physician orders, policies, procedures or written and verbal instructions. Skill in BCLS, ACLS and PALS as required for age group. Skill in organizing and prioritizing. Ability to be flexible, to float, take additional assignments when necessary throughout all areas of Radiology including current and future clinics and hospitals. Two years recent (within past 4 years) experience in critical care required. BSN reiquired

About UCLA Health

For more than half a century, UCLA Health  has provided the best in healthcare and the latest in medical technology to thepeople of Los Angeles and throughout the world. Today we are one of the most comprehensive and advanced healthcare systems in existence. We are comprised of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, and the UCLA Medical Group, with offices throughout the region.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is consistently ranked by U.S.News & World Report as one of the top five hospitals in the nation and the best medical center in the western United States. The doctors, scientists and caregivers of UCLA are leaders in their fields. Every day, they perform pioneering work across an astounding range of disciplines, from organ transplantation and cardiac surgery to neurosurgery and cancer treatment. Year after year, our people have achieved medical breakthroughs and earned the highest industry honors. And we’re just getting started.

The dedicated professionals of UCLA Health are committed to healing humankind, one patient at a time, by improving health, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness on a daily basis.