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GI Registered Nurse (PRN)

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSt. Joseph Center for Outpatient Surgery is a multi-specialty ambulatory surgical center serving St. Joseph, MO and the surrounding area. We strive to give our patients quality outpatient care in a state-of-the-art medical facility.

We're looking for a GI Registered Nurse (PRN) to join our fast paced center.

St Joseph Center for Outpatient Surgery Benefits:


  • Team Oriented Atmosphere
  • 401K matching after 1 year of service


    Job Title: Registered Nurse - Endoscopy - PRN
    Job Summary:
    To assess and prepare each patient prior to their procedure. To maintain patient safety, comfort and privacy. to reassess patient after the procedure and discharge with instructions when stable. Ensure that all equipment is set up and functioning properly prior to procedure. All equipment will be cleaned and maintained according to established procedures.
    Qualifications:

    • Licensure as Registered Nurse in the state of MO
    • ACLS Certified
    • Minimum 2 years experience in Endoscopy for Tech position
    • Demonstrates ability to stand and/or walk at least five hours per day
    • Demonstrates ability to lift and/or carry over 20 pounds on a regular basis
    • Demonstrates ability to push/pull over 25 pounds on a regular basis.


      Responsibilities:

    • Assess each patient on admission, include baseline vital signs, allergies and prior pertinent history. Have patient change into gown and remove dentures, partials or glasses, if appropriate.
    • Check to be sure a consent form was signed and that the patient understands the procedure.
    • Check that the patient completed the appropriate prep.
    • Start IV, preferably in right arm, using protective equipment, then position patient.
    • Monitor patient during procedure while assisting physician.
    • Assess patient post procedure.
    • Discharge patient when alert and stable. Review discharge instructions with patient and family/friend.
    • Set up equipment for each procedure, check that all equipment is functioning properly prior to the procedure.
    • Clean and disinfect equipment after each procedure. Restock and reorder supplies as needed.
    • Follow proper procedures regarding exposure to Category I tasks.
    • Follow proper procedures for handling hazardous waste materials.
    • Leakage test scopes on a daily basis.
    • Check crash cart on a daily basis.
    • Complete chart (endoscopy notes) for each patient. Fill out appropriate specimen forms and log in laboratory book.
    • Make followup phone calls on all patients from the previous day and document on the Nurses Notes form. Make notation in the schedule binder. If any complications, note in the back of the schedule binder and report to the Operating Room Supervisor.
    • Follow appropriate PreOp/Admitting policies and procedures.




Keywords: Surgery Partners, Saint Joseph , GI Registered Nurse (PRN), Other , Saint Joseph, Missouri

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