RN Endoscopy PRN
St. Lucie Medical Center - Treasure Coast - Port Saint Lucie, FL

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The Endoscopy RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after the procedure.
  • Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing endoscopic procedures.
  • Participates in the care of patients receiving conscious sedation.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, monitors vital signs.
  • Assists physician during examination and procedures.
  • Coordinates the procedure room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning endoscopic equipment and supplies.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Qualifications
Required Job Qualifications include:
  • Current licensure as an RN.
  • Current certification as a BLS, ACLS Healthcare Provider.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

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