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RN Nuclear Medicine- Rex NC Heart & Vascular

UNC Health

UNC Health

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Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Job Description

Description

Rex NC Heart & Vascular is seeking a Registered Nurse-Nuclear Medicine. This is a per diem position float position and is responsible for the nuclear stress testing at NCHV locations in CARY, Wakefield, Goldsboro, Wilson, Raleigh, Knightdale and Clayton. Office hours are Monday -Friday 7:45 am -4:15 pm. The office is closed nights, weekends and holidays. Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Performs variety of nursing duties for patients in Nuclear Medicine.


Responsibilities:
1. Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.
2. Verify ordered tests, drugs needed to perform test, and obtain appropriate consent.
3. Inform patient of procedure guidelines and explain all aspects of the procedure with patient and family members as necessary.
4. Review and obtain patient medication list and enter into EMR system. Maintain records of radioactive material use. Start IV on patients. Help patient with treadmill and/or any side effects from pharmaceuticals given for stress test.
5. Prep patients for stress testing, placing electrodes, initiating EKG. Monitor vital signs during test. Monitor EKG recording during test. Remove IV and disconnect electrodes, EKG upon completion of test.
6. Perform Quality Assessments for patient satisfaction surveys, cath correlations.
7. Order supplies for crash cart and pharmaceutical stress testing.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Must have NC RN Licensure.
● BCLS;ACLS;RN NC LIC
Professional Experience Requirements:
● One year of nuclear technology experience in a clinical setting preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● Demonstrated excellent communication skills. Effectively interact with patients and their families, showing sensitivity to patients' physical and psychological needs. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology to pinpoint area for nuclear test. Knowledge of nuclear equipment and testing. knowledge of safety hazards to nuclear testing, including equipment, body mechanics and patients movement.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex NCHV Panther Creek

Work Type: Per Diem

Standard Hours Per Week: 0.01

Hiring Range: $29.98 - $43.10 per hour. Pay offers are determined by experience and internal equity.

Work Assignment Type: Onsite

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Cary

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No


This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.


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