interventional Radiology Coordinator

Description

    • Implements the evaluation of pre- invasive procedure candidates' suitability for invasive procedures by interviewing patients and their families to obtain medical and personal histories, by scheduling and reviewing diagnostic test results to verify their accuracy and completeness and by reviewing information with physicians.
    • Coordinate medical procedures by scheduling:
      • Inpatient admissions
      • Invasive Procedures
      • Laboratory tests
      • Imaging examinations
      • Pre-operative and post-operative clinic visits
      • Patient transports
      • Consults with specialists, i.e., cardiologist, etc.
      • Any other medical/social service required by the patient and their family. Coordinate and monitor the plan of care with results and take corrective action (as required).
C. Educate patients and their families regarding procedures including testing, pre-operative and post-operative care, and physical/psychological effects of procedures.
D. Remains knowledgeable of new procedures and practices in invasive procedure. Provides instruction to patient care personnel in principles and techniques of invasive procedure patient management.
E. Notifies patients of test results with verbal and or written documentation, as well as need for follow-up testing and/or appointment.
F. Compiles, calculates and analyzes a variety of medical, statistical and operational data and prepares reports for both medical research projects and in order to report data required by regulatory agencies.
G. Provides physicians with assessments of patients' condition.
H. Reviews forms to verify that required data has been entered for appropriate reimbursement. Ensures that outpatient procedures have been pre-certified and documented accurately before procedures are performed, routes relevant information to appropriate department.
I. Monitors and reports quality assurance data and implements initiatives for improvement.
J. The licensed clinician will ensure that each patient's status is assessed to
determine the patient's care needs and to ensure patient's needs are reassessed in response to treatment and care provided.
K. Provides support before, during, and after MRI, Nuclear Medicine,
CT, Diagnostic Imaging, Interventional Radiology procedures invasive
procedures

Qualifications

Minimum Education: Work requires knowledge of nursing principles and techniques normally acquired through the completion of an Associate or Bachelor Degree in nursing to evaluate patients and to educate staff, patients, families, and to prepare reports.


Minimum Experience: Work requires two to three years of experience in ,
Interventional Radiology, outpatient surgery clinic, and/or Gastroenterology,
in order to coordinate pre-operative and post-operative care and to assess patient
status. Interpersonal skills required to explain procedures and policies to patients, physicians and other health care personnel to educate direct care personnel in the principles and techniques of transplantation. Analytical ability required to assess condition of patients, to evaluate test results and new methodologies, and coordinate pre-operative and post-operative care plans.

Required Licensure: Must possess current Missouri licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse,
Including BLS and ACLS.