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Special Procedures Nurse, RN - Special Procedures

Company: Kindred Hospital - Bay Area Saint Petersburg
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Special Procedures Nurse, RN$15K Sign on Bonus

At Kindred Healthcare It Starts With Me.

Our commitment is to deliver excellence and an empathetic human experience to every patient, every family member, every employee, every time. We do this through our Core Values which help in guiding our work every day.

Special Procedures Nurse

Summary: Responsible for the nursing care of patients receiving invasive procedures including interventional radiologic procedures. Assists Physician and closely monitors patients during invasive procedures. Assesses nursing needs and initiates appropriate interventions. Performs PICC and Midline insertions.

* Conducts initial and ongoing assessments of the patient undergoing an invasive procedure.
* Performs PICC and/or Midline insertion.
* Monitors and/or assists procedures that include but not limited to:

Needle Biopsies


T-Tube Placements and Changes

Percutaneous Nephrostomy Tube Placement


Gastrostomy Tube Placements


Percutaneous Tracheostomy Placement

Suprapubic Catheter Placement

Liver Biopsy

Central line Placement



Steroidal Injections

Pleural Effusion Drain Placement



Abscess Drain Placements

CT Injections and Sedations

Catheter Changes

Voiding Cystogram


* Performs venipuncture
* Administer IV's; IV medications, and draws blood gases
* Monitors and assesses patient's vital signs prior, during and post procedure.
* Preforms continuous monitoring of patients undergoing Moderate Sedation.
* Checks pedal, popliteal and femoral pulses and performing neuro checks as appropriate.
* Recognizes risks and complications related to radiologic procedures. Knowledge of emergency response, reactions to contrast, and cardiac/respiratory arrest.
* Prepares patient for procedure and ensures consent has been obtained.
* Ensures patient is prepped and positioned appropriately for procedure.
* Maintain Interventional Radiology suite by stocking supplies, monitoring for expiration dates, and ordering equipment as needed.
* Appropriately disinfects equipment between patients.
* Responsible for maintaining an action plan monitoring for Surgical services dashboards.

$29 hour - $42 hour

Education: Graduate of accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred.

Licenses/Certification: Current valid RN license in the state employed. BLS certification and ACLS Certification.

Experience: 12 months of Critical Care experience. PICC Competency, PACU and IR experience preferred.

Keywords: Kindred Hospital - Bay Area Saint Petersburg, St. Petersburg , Special Procedures Nurse, RN - Special Procedures, Healthcare , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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