Nurse GI Lab
Company: ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Posted on: January 12, 2021
Overview: CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding
careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of
hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering
compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We
are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest
not-for-profit health care systems in the country. Our mission is
to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs
while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and
their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical,
emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole
person. Come join our team! CHI Franciscan Health - Franciscan
Endoscopy Centers is hiring to fill positions within our outpatient
endoscopy centers. Come join a great team of energetic
professionals as they help patients with GI concerns in receiving
screening and diagnostic procedures. If you are looking for a great
work-life balance (our teams work Monday through Friday, no nights)
and the opportunity to make a real difference to our patients, this
is your chance! Staff in the endoscopy centers work 10 hour shifts.
A typical shift is 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CommonSpirit Health was
formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and
Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from
clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services,
CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S.
residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our
communities need caring and our families need protection. With our
combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community. Responsibilities Job
This job is responsible for providing GI nursing care of all
patient populations undergoing GI procedures to include inpatient,
outpatient, and those patients undergoing procedures in Radiology,
ED, ICU and throughout the hospital. Essential Duties:
Provides care for patients undergoing a GI procedure.
Endoscopy RNs administer and maintain sedation and analgesia by
order of the physician. Assesses, diagnoses, and intervenes in the
event of complications. Monitors and assesses the patient receiving
the sedation and analgesia throughout diagnostic and therapeutic
Provides on-call coverage for all three regional hospitals and
responds within 30 minutes of call. Qualifications
Previous GI Lab experience, minimum of two years experience within
the past three years in an acute care setting, i.e., Med/Surg, ICU,
PCU, PACU is strongly preferred OR new graduate with completion of
a senior practicum in a specialty area (e.g., critical care, ED,
PACU, or GI).
Endoscopy RN has experience in endoscopy.
Successful completion of department orientation.
Gastroenterology Nursing and membership in Society of
Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) is desired.
IV competency must be attained within four months, training is
RNC, CCRN, CEN, GI, or INS certification is preferred. CommonSpirit
Health participates in E-verify.
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