Medical University of South Carolina MUHA EA32 - Registered Nurse II (VIR Procedure Nurse) in Charleston, South Carolina
Registered Nurse II (Vascular interventional Radiology Procedural Nurse)
Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)
Hours Per Week:
Scheduled Work Hours/Shift: Day Shift - Rotating 12 Hour Shifts 3 days per week and 10 Hour Shifts 4 days per week, some call on weekends, nights, and holiday
Job Summary/Purpose: The RN will operate within the nursing scope of practice to provide high quality care for a broad patient population. The RN will work to ensure the patient and family members understand the procedure & plan of care; assist in procedure room preparation; maintain sterile technique; administer conscious sedation and other drugs as needed; monitor patient patterns & vital signs throughout the procedure; oversee the safety & comfort of patients before during and after procedures. The RN will be expected to apply working knowledge and experience in high volume procedural environment.
Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse II provides individualized, goal-directed patient care to families and patients at the competent level utilizing the principles and practices of the nursing process; delivers safe and effective care and interacts with other members of the health care team to achieve desired results. Periodic weekend and off hour call will be required.
Minimum Training and Education: Bachelor of Nursing degree preferred. RN staff hired on or after July 1, 2013 with an Associate or Diploma degree in nursing are required to be enrolled in an accredited BSN program within two years and successfully obtain a BSN degree within four years of the RN hire or reclassification date. Refer to policy A141 for more details. A minimum of one year of work experience as a registered nurse required.
Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Licensure as a registered nurse by the South Carolina Board of Nursing or a compact state. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) required, either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider.
Why Join the Medical University of South Carolina?
MUSC is the oldest medical school in the South.
U.S. News & World Report named MUSC Health the No. 1 hospital in South Carolina.
MUSC is comprised of 1,600 beds and more than 100 outreach sites between 8 hospitals. MUSC’s flagship hospital, Health University Medical Center, is comprised of 865 beds.
MUSC has a collective annual budget of $3.2 billion and more than 17,000 team members.
MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Critical Care Unit Awarded the Society of Critical Care Medicine 2021 ICU Design Citation Award.
MUSC ranked state’s No. 1 hospital sixth year in a row.
Becker's Hospital Review: 100 Great Hospitals in America, 2020.
MUSC Health becomes first ALS Certified Treatment Center of Excellence in South Carolina
Physical and Mental Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Continuous) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Continuous) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to perform gross motor activities with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform firm grasping with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to perform fine manipulation with fingers and hands. (Continuous) Ability to reach overhead. (Frequent) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36" to overhead 25 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Examples include: To transfer a 100 lb. patient that can not assist in the transfer requires 50 lbs. of force. For every 100 additional pounds, assistance will be required from another healthcare worker. 20 lbs. of force is needed to push a 400 lb. patient in a wheelchair on carpet. 25 lbs. of force is required to push a stretcher with a patient with one hand. Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) (Selected Positions) *Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions) *Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous) (Selected Positions)