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

  1. Madison,WI
  2. Sep 07, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13058990 Job Description & Requirements
Interventional Radiology Nurse - (IR RN - VIR RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 8/10/12 D/E Pay Rate: $35.00 - 37.00

The Radiology Department is located on the third floor adjacent to the HD/OR/TLC units. We utilize state-of-the art technology to diagnose and treat both inpatient and outpatients. We are a Level One Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our nurses, physicians, and techs collaborate to provide cutting edge, evidence-based therapies and are also involved in exciting research studies to improve patient outcomes. Our team has sub-specialty training to provide care in various modalities which include Prep and Recover, IR Body, IR Neuro, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, and Musculoskeletal. We support patient procedures for each modality by performing patient screenings, prepping pre-procedure, administering intravenous conscious sedation, and providing post procedure care and education. We also support UW Clinics who provide U/S, MRI, and CT services.

Interventional radiology nurses (IR RNs) are responsible for monitoring patients during radiology treatments and ensuring the patient’s comfort while educating them on invasive radiology procedures. The IR RN also assists radiologists during procedures. Unique to the IR RN’s duties is conscious sedation, in which the nurse, working under a physician’s direction and supervision, administers sedation and analgesics to the patient to achieve a mildly depressed state of consciousness.

Required Qualifications
WI RN license
2 years of experience
ACLS
Travel experience
Academic Level 1 - Trauma Center

About the Facility
Serving Madison and surrounding areas, this hospital has been providing top quality medical care since it opened its doors in 1924. Today, the facility exists as a 566-bed academic medical center that maintains a robust 85 outpatient clinics. The hospital is an ACS designated Level I adult and pediatric trauma center, one of 2 in the state. It maintains six intensive care units, including trauma, pediatrics, and cardiology. The Joint Commission accredited hospital is regarded as one of the leading healthcare providers in the region.

Facility Location
Blending big-city culture with small town charm, the state capital of Wisconsin is regularly rated as one of the best places to live in America. Home to the University of Wisconsin, Madison boasts a picturesque location with four lakes on its doorstep, more than 200 parks, maple-lined avenues filled with boutiques, bookstores and coffee shops, and an easy-going, friendly attitude.

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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