Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Nurse to join our Radiology and Molecular Imaging and Therapy Department.
The role of a Radiology and Molecular Imaging and Therapy Nurse is to provide patient care for patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional Imaging procedures. Nurses provide pre, peri and post examination care for patients undergoing General X-ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and Nuclear Medicine & PET. Nurses also provide pre, peri and post procedure care for patients undergoing CT, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy and Angiography guided procedures such as biopsies, drain tube insertions, central line insertions and peripheral angiograms.
To be successful in this role you must demonstrate/Key responsibilities will include: Preparation of patients undergoing examinations such as Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and PET including IV Cannulation. Admission of patients undergoing procedures such as biopsy, drainage, and Angiography. Admission of patients undergoing procedures such as biopsy, drainage, and Angiography.
Administration of Conscious Sedation. Assistance with patient positioning for imaging scans. Post procedure care, recovery and discharge.
Escorting of patients post examination/procedure to wards. Education of patients and their families. Provide an expert resource to wards and departments involved in the care of patients requiring specific services of the department.
Facilitate and promote a team approach within the department. Work with us Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program.
All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working with Children Check. Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.