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Radiology RN - Per Diem

Radiology RN - Per Diem

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Employment Type 
Per Diem
Position Schedule 

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Position Summary

Westmed Medical Group is currently seeking an experienced Radiology Nurse (RN) on a per-diem basis to cover dates when the department is short staffed.  The radiology nurse will be responsible for assisting the radiology department technologists in various radiology procedures by prepping patients beforehand by explaining the process to them, checking their vital signs and administering IV contrast and medicine when necessary.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • The radiology nurse will start and monitor peripheral IV lines.  While the radiology procedure is taking place the radiology nurse will monitor the patient’s condition and assist the technologists.
  • The radiology nurse will respond to radiology department patient assistance calls.
  • Carry out quality control checks on equipment, reporting deficiencies to proper personnel for action.
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate flexibility in work assignments. 
  • Educates and counsels patients and or caregivers with the provisions for follow-up.
  • Administers and documents all contrast media and medications including IV therapy.
  • Prepares and assists patients for radiology procedures.
  • Obtains essential information from patients, medical records, and previous scans for clinical correlation.
  • Monitor patient reaction to treatment and changes in physical or mental status, reporting change to the appropriate person.
  • Keep familiar with changes regarding technology and safety for self, patients, and visitors.
  • Verify proper patient identification.
  • Maintain cleanliness of equipment and working area.
  • Practice sterile technique and prevent cross contamination.
  • Performs patient care tasks e.g. removing jewelry from a patient.
  • Maintain familiarity of the emergency drugs and equipment's location.
  • Stocks supplies as needed.
  • Maintain familiarity with the departments booking, scheduling, duplication, and PACS systems.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge through training and fulfillment of continuing education requirements.
  • Responds to emergencies.
  • Promote and follow WMG policies, rules, and regulations.
  • Execution of related duties as necessary or as assigned.
  • Demonstrate commitment of total quality management and the tenets of service excellence by acting in accordance with the organizational mission at all times.

Required Qualifications

  • Current New York state licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Current BLS/ACLS
  • Work experience in emergency room and/or radiology 
  • Strong IV skills

Company Overview

Westmed Medical Group is considered the model for the future of healthcare. With over 350 physicians and over 900 staff, we are a high growth, financially thriving, multi-specialty group medical practice providing superior healthcare to patients and health information to the community. Our main office locations are located within Westchester County, New York and lower Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our offices provide full-service care, including primary and specialty care, radiology, lab services, and urgent care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. We are one of over 150 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide. 


Westmed strives to be a "provider of choice" and an "employer of choice".  Westmed Medical Group is proudly named by Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine as one of the country’s top 30 “Best Workplaces in Health Care.” The distinction was earned for being an organization dedicated to the well-being of our patients, physicians and employees.  Here at Westmed, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.


We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.


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