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Gastro-Intestinal - GI - Registered Nurse - RN

Company: St. Joseph Medical Center
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: November 26, 2022

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:
    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.

    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.

Keywords: St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma , Gastro-Intestinal - GI - Registered Nurse - RN, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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