Radiology Special Procedures Nurse PRN
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center
is a full-service acute care facility located in West Hills, CA, in the Western San Fernando Valley. The 225-bed facility recently completed an $80-million expansion that includes a new Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, Outpatient Services Unit, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, and The Grossman Burn Center. Healthgrades (a leading independent health care rating company) announced that West Hills Hospital has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2011 & 2012, the Clinical Excellence Award for Critical Care for 2012. West Hills Hospital is also among the Top 100 Hospitals nationwide for Gastrointestinal and General Surgery. West Hills Hospital was the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County, and also recently received a Certificate of Distinction as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission. Summary of Responsibilities: Provides quality care nursing services to patients of Diagnostic Imaging adhering to the established Nursing standards of this hospital. Works under the Medical direction of the Radiologists while assisting with their procedures. Performs other duties as requested by department. Professional Nursing care for all assisting procedures is expected. Evaluates monitors and administers medication as needed and/or ordered by the physician or as is standard of care. Directs and guides patient teaching, and activities of ancillary personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Assists with the transport to nursing floor after procedure to give appropriate post care instructions. Is cross-trained to nursing duties of the Special Procedures, Cardiac Catheterization exams and MRI patient care. Is responsible for all other duties as assigned.