Lutheran Hospital of Indiana
Location FORT WAYNE, IN (Lutheran Hospital of Indiana)
$12,500 Sign On Bonus!!!
Part-time RN - Interventional Radiology (IR)
24 hrs per week plus call hours. Day Shift with call one night every week and every 5th weekend
Under the immediate direction of the Nurse Manager, Interventional Radiology, assists physician and medical team in preparing patients and performing interventional radiology procedures through monitoring duties. Monitoring duties include providing physician ordered moderate sedation and analgesia, assessment and management of patient's condition and vital signs during procedure, and taking appropriate measures to keep patient hemodynamically stable. Nurse needs to be familiar with caring for acutely ill intensive care patients and titrating intravenous medications.
Interventional Radiology nurse develops expertise in the care of a specific patient population/nursing diagnosis. Interventional Radiology procedures include (but aren't limited to) the following: embolization of acute bleeds, cerebral/carotid angiogram and intervention, acute stroke intervention (ischemic and hemorrhagic), chemo embolization, fistulagram with intervention, placement of dialysis catheters, vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty, peripheral angiogram with intervention, arterial and venous lysis treatment, inferior vena cava filter, infusaport placement, and tunneled catheter placement for long term infusions. Once the nurse acquires and feels comfortable with monitoring procedures, the opportunity for scrubbing cases with the physicians will be evaluated. Needs to acquire PALS certification within the first year.
Lutheran Hospital is a 396-bed tertiary care facility delivering innovative care in a nurturing environment. Since opening in Fort Wayne on Thanksgiving Day 1904, the hospital has continually expanded its services to meet the needs of adults and children throughout northeastern Indiana and northwestern Ohio.
As our RNs utilize their specialized skills, and unique training for each department, their dedication and commitment to our patients, families, the community and each other set us apart! Competitive offers may include sign on bonus, relocation packages, tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment to name a few benefits.