CT Intervention Nurse
University of Pennsylvania Health System Philadelphia, PA
The CT nurse works closely with the CT technologist. The Nurse will provide care to these patients utilizing appropriate assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation, administer various medications as ordered by the Radiologist, and intervene in emergency situations. Will assist the technologist in screening for patient safety, preparation for the scans assuring that proper equipment is readily available and assisting the units when needed to transport in-house telemetry patients to the CT area. Will also function as a resource to Hospital Health Care Providers in the provision of direct and indirect care to assure implementation of holistic care of patient pre, during, and post scan. In addition, as part of the team the nurse will participate in quality improvement initiatives.