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Registered Nurse - Interventional Radiology Unit

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Are you looking for a work environment as a Radiology Registered Nurse where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application with Rapides Regional Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.


We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Rapides Regional we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

The Life of an HCA Nurse


We are seeking a Registered Nurse for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care.  Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do.  We want you to apply now!


The Interventional Radiology Unit (IRU) RN assists radiology Registered Nurses/physicians by performing various patient care activities and related non-professional services necessary to meet personal and comfort needs, and carry out the medical and nursing plan of care for all IRU/radiology patients.

  • Assess the patient’s physical, nutritional, psychosocial, emotional, cultural, spiritual, educational and rehabilitative needs and problems.
  • Assist in interventional cases including administering sedation analgesia.
  • Assist in implementing the medical and nursing plan of care by:
  • Taking vital signs accurately and documenting appropriately.
  • Providing comfort and hygiene measures in a timely manner.
  • Providing nutritional requirements in a timely manner and accurately recording intake and output.
  • Keeping the patient’s immediate environment clean and safe.
  • Communicates any patient’s report of pain
  • Keeping the staff RN or patient physician informed of patients condition, response to care, and any concerns voiced.       
  • Meeting all physical needs of patients in a timely manner.
  • Meets the rehabilitative needs of patients:
  • Assists in moving in and out of bed
  • Assists in positioning and repositioning while in bed to prevent skin injuries
  • Adheres to principles of safe body mechanics.
  • Start I.V.’s
  • Pain Assessment
  • Maintain Daily QC on equipment
  • Complete daily temperature logs etc.
  • Maintain complete and accurate patient records
  • Create patient charts
  • Schedule various procedures
  • Ordering of supplies
  • Stocking of supplies
  • Educational records reveal attendance at all required educational programs/in-services.



What Qualifications You Will Need

  • Graduate of a Nursing Program from an accredited school
  • Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Louisiana
  • BCLS to be completed within 30 days of hire
  • ACLS to be completed within 30 days of hire
  • PALS to be completed within 180 days of hire
  • IV Therapy Course completed

Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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