Interventional Radiology Nurse - Travel - (IR RN - VIR RN)

Company:
NursesRx
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
May. 22nd 2018
Location(s):
  • Tucson, AZ

Job Description

Job Category
Registered Nurse
Profession
Interventional Radiology
Specialty

Shift
12 D
Duration

Start Date
ASAP
Pay Rate
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Job Description & Requirements
Interventional Radiology Nurse - Travel - (IR RN - VIR RN)
Interventional Radiology RNs uses radiological technology to perform minimally invasive interventional techniques blood vessel procedures such as angiography, angioplasty, and stent placement; biopsy procedures; fibroid removal; and fluid and abscess drainage. Interventional radiologists often employ advanced practice nurses that oversee the interventional radiology laboratory in the absence of the interventional radiologist. Nurse radiologists in an interventional radiology laboratory setting perform a number of procedures, such as central line placements, while also assisting the radiologist in more complex procedures. In addition, they perform a number of important tasks outside of the interventional laboratory, which may include: Acting as the first point of contact for referrals and patients Attending patient consultations Performing initial examinations and patient assessments Writing pre-procedure orders Making recommendations to the referring physician, the patient, and patient’s family under the guidance of the interventional radiologist Serving as a liaison between the patient and the nursing staff and referring physician Performing daily rounds and communicating patient progress to the medical staff and the radiologist Orchestrating patient discharge and making additional referrals for home care Performing follow-up visits
Required Qualifications
SSN 50 mile radius rule 2 years experience
Preferred Qualifications
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About the Facility
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Facility Location
Arizona’s most beautiful and most livable city is the ideal destination for healthcare professionals in search of breathtaking vistas, painted-sky sunsets and quiet escapes. With the Santa Catalina Mountains as a backdrop, and the Sonoran Desert and national forest right on its doorstep, Tucson boasts one of the most dramatic settings in the Southwest.
Job Benefits
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.
About the Company
NursesRx, an AMN Healthcare company, is a leading travel nursing staffing agency that can help you achieve the career you've trained for, and the lifestyle you've always wanted. With thousands of positions nationwide, NursesRx lets registered nurses (RN) choose from the very best assignments with top-ranked hospitals and facilities throughout the United States. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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