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Gastroenterology (GI) Registered Nurse - RN

Company: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.

   

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

Responsibilities

Job Summary:

 

**$20K SIGN-ON BONUS AVAILABLE!**


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 endoscopic procedures.
Provides on-call coverage for all three regional hospitals and responds within 30 minutes of call.


Qualifications

Education/Experience:


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.

 

License/Certification:


Gastroenterology Nursing and membership in Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) is desired.
IV competency must be attained within four months, training is available.
RNC, CCRN, CEN, GI, or INS certification is preferred.

 

**Sign-On Bonus paid in lump sum within 30 days of hire.  Eligible candidate must have a minimum of one year of RN experience in this specialty area, may not be a current employee of Virginia Mason Francican Health, nor previously FTE-employed with VMFH within the last 12 months.  Minimum of 0.6 FTE required, and total amount paid is prorated to the FTE.  Requires a 2-year commitment.

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Gastroenterology (GI) Registered Nurse - RN, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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