Registered Nurse Imaging

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
September 3, 2023
Las Vegas, NV
Job Type


Position Summary


As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.

Position Summary:
Assist in diagnostic imaging exams, moderate sedation, vascular procedures, and interventional procedures. Perform emergency procedures associated with interventional radiology procedures and assist with CT imaging procedures, ultrasound procedures, cardiac pharmacologic and stress testing, MRI procedures, and other duties as assigned. Follow established standards and practices under the direction of a credentialed interventional radiologist.

Job Requirement

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and one (1) year of recent cardiac cath lab, special procedures, or critical care experience; current ACLS certification; PALS certification within six (6) months of hire.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:
Current License by the Nevada State Board of Nursing to Practice as a Registered Nurse, and; Basic Life support (BLS) certification. Some positions may require one or more of the following: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS); Trauma Nurse Core Certification (TNCC); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol (NRP); Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC); additional Certification in the Specialty Area assigned.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements


  • Recent, documented (within last three (3)) years special procedures experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
Nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and coordination of patient care); anatomy and physiology; standards of care; disease process; medical equipment; patient care plan development; patient evaluation and assessment techniques; body mechanics used with ambulating, transferring and repositioning patients; how to use general office equipment including, but not limited to: facsimiles, copiers, telephones and computers; pharmacology and medication administration; Nurse Practice Act; department and hospital safety practice and procedures; patient rights; age specific patient care practices; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.

Skill in:
Implementing nursing process including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation; working with high risk or critically ill patients; performing invasive nursing procedures associated with area of specialty; developing and implementing education programs associated with specialty; organizing, prioritizing and delegating work; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Closing Date/Time: 9/8/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

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