Job Description

Periop Coordinator - Interventional Radiology

SUMMARY: This position reports to the Interventional Radiology/Cardiac Cath Lab Charge Nurse, and is accountable for partnering with theInterventional Radiologists and serving as a consultant in the care ofinterventional radiology patients. This position functions as anintra-procedural IR nurse, a patient flow coordinator, and is responsible forrotating call coverage to include weekends and holidays. The incumbent providespatient, family, and staff education; leadership in identifying and reviewingnursing clinical practice and procedures, equipment and processes in the IRdepartment that will enhance clinical operations and patient care outcomes bothwhile in the department and once the patient has moved to the inpatient units.This position serves as a patient and family advocate and in garneringexpertise in the specialty of Interventional Radiology assists in increasingthe level of comfort and expertise in the caring of these patients throughoutthe organization. The incumbent further has the opportunity to partner closelywith the IR physicians in sharing the work done in IR and in assisting thephysicians in growing the awareness and utilization of this newer service offeredat Valley Children’s.

REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a high school diploma/GED with a Bachelor's Degree preferred. Individual is required to have a valid California RN license and a minimum three (3) years current pediatric clinical experience. Bilingual is preferred. Certified Nurse of the Operating Room is preferred. Life Support requirements include the following:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days of hire or transfer into the position
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 12 months of hire or transfer into position



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