Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for the provision of
professional nursing care to patients incorporating the nursing
process, the environment, technical equipment, and health care
members. Provides patient care activities to patients ages 0 to
Administers nursing care to patients; included assessment,
planning, implementing, and evaluating the patient's care plan in
coordination with the physician during imaging procedures.
Transports patients and gives appropriate reports to ancillary
Provides care to neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and
Interacts with patients, both pre and post invasive procedures
for history, instructions/teaching, and post procedure follow-up.
Provides patient/family or caregiver education and counseling in
recognition and solution of physical, emotional, and environmental
Maintains open and positive communication with staff,
physicians, and other departments.
Presents a positive image to community and professional
Utilizes hospital/department information system to process data
and retrieve patient information.
Triages patients; and problem solves with staff, physicians,
patients, families, and ancillary departments.
Maintains knowledge of documentation requirements needed for
Works independently with limited direct supervision using the
Nurse Practice Act, Mercy Hospital Medical Center policies, nursing
standards, and professional judgement.
Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., CPR, protecting
patient from injury).
Takes assigned call as defined in unit specific structure
Provides orientation/education for staff, students, and other
hospital and community organizations, as requested.
Responsible for all medical supplies/equipment being available
and in proper working condition in the department including EKG
monitors, crash cart, medications (routine, emergency, narcotics),
suction, O2 , Ambu bags, airways, E.T. tray and other related
supplies in the Medical Imaging Department.
Administers medications, moderates sedation, I.V.s, CPR, etc. as
ordered during procedure.
Maintains all aspects of patient safety.
Performs chart maintenance, maintains patient records, answers
phones, processes physician's orders.
Circulates for Special Procedure exams, maintains a basic,
working knowledge of angiographic supplies/equipment.
Promotes staff compliance of objectives and the implementation
of procedures and policies.
Promotes professionalism with the department, hospital, and
community; acts as a role model.
Participates in meetings and on committees as requested.
Assures compliance of department policies with hospital nursing
Coordinates patient care in the Medical Imaging Department with
other areas of the hospital to insure and maintain continuum of
Attends hospital and department meetings and in-services.
Consults on nursing policies and procedures.
Maintains confidentiality regarding all patient/personnel
Completes annual competencies and educational requirements.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Possession of a current license as a registered nurse issued by
the State of Iowa.
Minimum of two years current registered nurse experience
required, critical care preferred.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified
or obtained within six (6) weeks of hire.
Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training
specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
CommonSpirit Health is an Equal Opportunity employer committed
to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will
be considered for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic
protected by law.
External hires must pass a post offer, pre-employment background
check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or
conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent
with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local
ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San
Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the
employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415)
438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only
respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable
accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the
needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable
accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
CommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.