With a 609-licensed-bed hospital and 1,100 physicians, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's clinical services represent one of the largest healthcare delivery networks in the area.

Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis — caring for the whole person — Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment.

We offer some of the most sophisticated treatments and technologies available, as well as the expertise of nationally respected physicians. Our doctors have been named in the Washingtonian "Top Doctors" for 2014 and our hospital has been ranked as a "high performing" hospital for geriatrics; nephrology; orthopaedics; and urology by US News and World Report 2014-15

Some of our centers of excellence include cancer, neurosciences, gastroenterology, transplant and vascular diseases.

We offer you:

  • Competitive compensation and generous benefits
  • Superb educational opportunities plus tuition assistance
  • Robust wellness program
  • Free shuttle from Metro stations

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Job #28216
Interventional Radiology (IR) Training Course for Critical Care Nurses
Special Radiology Procedures
Full Time, Days, Weekdays with Rotating Late Stay & Call
Washington, DC

BECOME AN INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY NURSE!

Are you a critical care nurse looking for an opportunity to expand your skills and build a new expertise? MedStar Georgetown will be offering an Interventional Radiology (IR) Training Course for experienced Critical Care Nurses. This one-of-a-kind training course will introduce nurses to the clinical practice of procedural nursing. The IR Training Course includes the following elements:

  • Generalized Hospital, Nursing and Systems Orientation
  • Ten-week departmental, competency-based orientation
  • Personalized orientation schedule; one-on-one preceptorship
  • Cross-training to all IR areas (including CT and MRI)


Interventional Radiology nurses are responsible for assessment and care of patients undergoing invasive procedures or receiving sedation in the Department of Radiology. IR nurses work collaboratively with all members of the interdisciplinary IR team and offer innovative diagnostic tests and lifesaving treatments for a diverse patient population.

In order to qualify for a position in the IR Training Course, you must have:

  • A minimum of two years of hospital-based, critical care nursing experience (ICU, ED or PACU).
  • Internal MGUH applicants must have worked in their current department for at least one year, exclusive of unit-based orientation


All candidates hired for the IR Training Course for Critical Care Nurses will be required to commit to one year of full-time employment in the IR Department, following completion of the training course.

If you have any questions or are interested in other nursing opportunities, please contact a Nurse Recruiter at 202-444-1215. We would also be happy to offer a share day to qualified, interested candidates.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years experience in Critical Care, Emergency Care or PACU.
  • BSN preferred.
  • DC Nursing License upon hire.
  • BLS required; ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire.
  • EMR experience (Cerner) an asset.


Skills:

  • Knowledge of cardiac monitoring and arrhythmia recognition, invasive pressure monitoring, conscious sedation, emergency care, and comprehensive assessment skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and commitment to patient safety.
  • Flexibility and willingness to participate in a dynamic learning environment.
  • Desire to participate in continuous performance improvement and collaborative governance.


Schedule:

  • Monday through Friday, day shift.
  • Rotating late stay and call requirements.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all candidates for employment and employees.
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