Endoscopy Registered Nurse - PRN
Company: United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)
Posted on: January 8, 2021
Responsible to plan, execute, and evaluate the nursing care
given to patients in the Endoscopy nursing role. Provides patient
care within the prevailing state standards of practice and
according to the policies of the facility. Communicates appropriate
information to other team members. Helps maintain equipment,
supplies, and general cleanliness of the unit. May have additional
responsibilities designated by the manager, which may include but
are not limited to providing patient care in other peri-operative
departments, serving on committees, participating in quality
improvement projects.Reports to PreOp/PACU manager.Job Behavior:
Reflective of Mission Statement:USPI's mission is to care for every
patient and their family as if they were our own. Each patient,
each family, each and every time.Demonstrates ability to work as a
team member and to communicate directly and professionally. Is
flexible, reliable, productive, patient-oriented, and
self-motivated. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to
provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development
over the life span. He/she is able to identify and categorize each
patient's age-specific grouping of needs, such as those for an
infant, adolescent, adult, or geriatric patient. Maintains
professional conduct and appearance.#USP-RNRequired SkillsEssential
Job Duties and Responsibilities:1. Knows and adheres to policies of
the Center and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.2. Follows
standards, policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for
Endoscopy nursing care according to accepted standards.3. Maintains
and demonstrates current skills and knowledge of Endoscopy
procedures and techniques.4. Provides multi-dimensional care for
assigned patients. Includes patient care in the pre-operative
holding area, care in the Endoscopy suite, and care for the patient
in the PACU.5. Contact by way of telephone patients scheduled for
endoscopy procedures to assess medical and medication history.
Reviews with PAT nurse for any labs, x-rays, or EKG's needed.6.
Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge in
endoscopic procedures.7. Demonstrates ability to understand the
unique needs of each age group of the patient population.8.
Prepares patients, equipment and room for Endoscopy procedures.9.
Assists physicians with Endoscopy procedures per the SGNA
guidelines. Specialized knowledge, experience and training is
required for endoscope manipulation under the direction of the
endoscopist.10. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility for
the care of facility assets.11. Assesses the patient's
physiological and psychological needs.12. Administers conscious
sedation to patients that meet criteria under the direction of the
attending physician while adhering to conscious sedation policies
and monitors the patient to provide a safe environment during the
Endoscopy procedure.13. Follows OSHA and other standards for
protection against blood borne pathogens.14. Seeks involvement in
activities that promote professional growth and behavior.15. Uses
good body mechanics.16. Remains calm and function as a team member
during times of stress and crisis situations.17. Informs Manager of
applicable day-to-day situations.18. Follows employee health and
other personnel and staffing policies.Ability to apply common sense
understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in
standardized situations.General familiarity with medical
terminology as it pertains to anatomy and procedures for an
endoscopy procedure room.Required ExperienceEducation and/or
- Minimum one year of experience in Outpatient Endoscopy.
- Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
- Currently licensed by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State
- CPR certification required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Demonstrates clinical competency, leadership, and teaching
- Physically and emotionally capable of performing
responsibilities of position.
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