Clinical Nurse (RN), Imaging/Radiology 10hr Rotating Shifts - 1.0 (53002)

Stanford Health Care

Palo Alto,CA  

2020-01-17 2020-02-16
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**Clinical Nurse (RN), Imaging/Radiology 10hr Rotating Shifts - 1.0 (53002)**

+ Job Type:Full Time

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

+ Shift:Rotating

+ Hours in Shift:10

+ Location:Palo Alto, CA

+ Req:53002

**Job Description**

Clinical Nurse (RN), Imaging/Radiology

Rotating Sites, Rotating Weekends and Rotating Holidays

1.0 FTE, Full-Time, 80 Hours Biweekly, 10 Hour Rotating Shifts

Under the general supervision of the Radiology Patient Care Manager or designee and the Resource Nurse, the Clinical Nurse works closely with the assigned Radiologist and Technologists to provide hands-on care to patients of all ages, before, during and after radiology procedures and imaging. Within that role, the Clinical Nurse performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients, interpreting data, planning, implementing, and evaluating care, coordinating care with other providers, and teaching the patient and family how to manage their aftercare to prevent complications. The Clinical Nurse partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. The Clinical Nurse monitors the quality of nursing care provided.

The Clinical Nurse in the Department of Radiology is responsible for performing a variety of duties, including frequent IV starts, administering medications, and assisting with procedures/imaging that require independent judgment and moderate sedation. The job may involve radiation exposure. As a result, wearing lead protective gear and a radiation dosimeter is required in some areas. As a member of the nursing profession, the Clinical Nurse contributes to the profession of nursing through such activities as teaching others, sharing expertise in unit or hospital-based committees, task forces, or councils, and/or professional publications and presentations. As a member of the Stanford Health Care community, the Clinical Nurse is expected to treat patients, staff, providers, and the general public in a courteous and respectful manner.

The Clinical Nurse (CN) is an RN who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the CN performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications. The CN partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided.

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Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as required licenses and/or certifications.

- Current California (CA) Registered Nurse (RN) license

- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) for an accredited academic institute preferred

- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Provers issued by the American Heart Association

- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification issued by the American Heart Association

- 2 years of related experienced required minimum

- Intermediate ICU, Stepdown, and/or Progressive care experience required

- Critical Care experience strongly preferred

Our Mission: To Care, To Educate, To Discover

Our Vision for the SHC Experience: Healing humanity through science and compassion, one patient at a time

SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.
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