RN GI-Endoscopy

San Jose, California

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 794295

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $4703 / Week

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

San Jose, California

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $4703 / Week

Job ID: 794295

Posted Date: 6/10/2024

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The Endoscopy RN will be responsible for planning andadministering care of the patient undergoing diagnostic Endoscopy procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Applies the nursing process to assess, plan, implement andevaluate the care of the patient undergoing a diagnostic endoscopy
  • Assess physical, psychological, psychosocial and educationalneeds of the patient
  • Provides patient with explanations of procedures andtreatments
  • Demonstrates awareness and respects all patient’s rights,privacy and confidentiality
  • Treats all patients with dignity and respect
  • Assists physician with all endoscopy procedures includingcolonoscopy, bronchoscopy, EGD, PEG tube placement, and ERCP
  • Follows facility guidelines in the assessment, care andevaluation of the patient receiving conscious sedation
  • Documents assessment, administration and patient’s responseto conscious sedation according to facility policy and procedure
  • Monitors and documents each intervention during theendoscopy procedure
  • Demonstrates safety and accuracy in the administration,monitoring and documentation of all treatments, medications, and IV therapies
  • Provides a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environmentfor the patient
  • Responds immediately and appropriately to emergencies oracute changes in patient status
  • Provides Pathologist and other medical team members withaccurate and complete information regarding specimen collection
  • Adheres to and applies all principles of infection controlduring endoscopic procedures, with the disinfection and sterilization ofequipment, use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and disposing ofbiomedical/hazardous waste
  • Ensures appropriate care, maintenance and safe handling ofscopes at all times
  • Applies cautery-grounding pad appropriately
  • Adheres to facility guidelines in use ofgluteraldehyde/Steris
  • Assures Endoscopy Department Discharge Criteria are metbefore discharging patient
  • Ensures the discharge process provides continuing care basedon the assessed needs of the patient and communicates explicit time/actiondischarge instructions using simple terminology
  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with other membersof the health care team and patient’s family when appropriate to addresspatient’s needs and generate safe patient outcomes

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state inwhich he/she practices
  • One (1) year experience in a GI/Endo lab within the lastthree years preferred
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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