Registered Nurse Interventional Radiology

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Detroit, MI

Henry Ford Health System

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Overview: A new and rewarding opportunity is available for ICU and ER experienced nurses for the Henry Ford Hospital Interventional Radiology unit.&nbsp;<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Position: Full time 40 hours per week&nbsp;</li> <li>Shift: Rotating shifts &ndash; 10 hour shift 7am to 5:30 pm and 8 hour shift 8 am to 4:30 pm&nbsp;</li> <li>Benefits: Full time benefit package&nbsp;</li> <li>On call: After training rotates on weekly and weekend on call duty. On call pay is $3 hour while waiting at home and actual on call work hours are paid as time and a half.&nbsp;</li> <li>The Radiology Department provides services for the system's flagship institution, Henry Ford Hospital, which is an&nbsp;877 bed tertiary/quaternary care hospital, education, and research complex in Detroit's New Center area.&nbsp;</li> <li>Henry Ford Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center as well as a Comprehensive Stroke Center.&nbsp;</li> <li>Radiology nursing primarily supports the Interventional Radiology pre-op, procedural, and post op areas while also providing ancillary support for other Radiology modalities.&nbsp;</li> <li>Radiology RN&rsquo;s also manage and monitor the patient procedurally, delivering sedation under the guidance of the Radiologists performing the diagnostic and interventional procedures.&nbsp;</li> </ul> <br /><br />Procedures performed in radiology include but are not limited to&hellip;&nbsp;<br /> <ul> <li>Intra-arterial TPA and clot suction. (including thrombectomy for stroke treatment)&nbsp;</li> <li>Radio and Chemo therapeutic embolization for tumor destruction&nbsp;</li> <li>Venous access port and tunneled catheter placement&nbsp;</li> <li>Nephrostomy and nephroureteral stent placements&nbsp;</li> <li>Biliary drainage and stenting&nbsp;</li> <li>Cholecystectomy and stone retrieval&nbsp;</li> <li>Gastrostomy and Gastrojejunostomy&nbsp;</li> <li>Image guided biopsy&nbsp;</li> <li>Radio, Cryo, and Thermal tumor ablation&nbsp;</li> <li>Thora and Paracentesis&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: &bull; The RN manages the patient and the sedation while working with the Physician who performs the catherization procedure.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Procedures include interarteial TPA and clot suction.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Performs conscious sedation of the patient. Monitors patient&rsquo;s vitals including 3 lead EKG, BP, and CO2 output. On occasion the nurse will insert PICC lines on patients.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Both ambulatory out-patient and inpatients make up the IR patient mix. Many are oncology patients.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Some patients have drugs/isotopes directly inserted into the tumor. Stroke patients will have brain clots manually eradicated by catherization.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Nurses have a good deal of autonomy in their daily responsibilities.&nbsp;
Requirements: &bull; Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Current Michigan RN license.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Current BLS/ACLS certifications.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Two years ICU, Cath Lab, or ER experience is required.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Must be able to wear lead aprons during the length of the procedure.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Must be able to stand most of the shift.&nbsp;<br />&bull; Must be able to take On Call rotations.&nbsp;