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The Endoscopy RN, you will provide moderate sedation and manage care for the gastrointestinal outpatient and critically ill in-patients for Colonoscopy, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy,Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography, Bronchoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, and Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement. The RN will conduct pre and post procedure patient education and nursing assessments, will stabilize vital signs and hemodynamic status, maintain patent airway and invasive lines, reassess for contraindications, and maintain patient tubes, catheters, and drains. The RN will assess patient motor and sensory function and assess orientation status and compare to baseline. The RN will assist the gastroenterologist as needed during the procedure. Based on education and experience, the RN may be assigned responsibilities as preceptor and/or charge nurse, or unit shift leader. BLS and ACLS certification is required for this position.
Work Schedule: M-F 0630-1500/ 0730-1600/ 0730-1600 or 0900-1730, Evenings,/weekends and/or as patient care dictates.
Security Clearance: Public Trust - Background Investigation
Supervisory Status: No
This is a Bargaining unit position.
Relocation/Recruitment: Incentives are not authorized.
Functional Statement Title: Registered Nurse (Endoscopy)
(Functional statement is available for review in the Human Resource office)
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