Registered Nurse Endoscopy

Location: Lewisville, Texas
Date Posted: 17-07-2018
Overview and Duties
The RN is responsible for assessing the operative nursing care needs of patients, planning interventions and evaluating outcomes of care. The RN is responsible for providing care, which is appropriate for age specific (pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics), the developmental and safety needs, the planned procedure, and the anesthetic agent used.  The RN will communicate and educate the patient and/or their family members and/or significant others regarding events pertinent to their care.  The RN also anticipates and plans for the needs of the surgical team and coordinates the care provided in the endoscopy room while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment. The RN also provides direct care and/or supervises surgical technologists and non-licensed nursing staff.  In addition to RN duties and responsibilities, the RN scope includes charge duties.  The RN in charge makes assignments, supervises, and directs the staff and unit activities for the assigned shift.
General Comments
Qualifications and Requirements
ADN required. 
BSN preferred. If hired into RN required position after September 2014 and no BSN, then BSN required within 3 years of facility date.
TX RN license or RN Compact State License
ACLS (AHA) If currently have ACLS it must be maintained; if not, it must be obtained within 6 months of hire and then maintained.
PALS (AHA) If currently have PALS it must be maintained; if not, it must be obtained within 6 months of hire and then maintained.
Must have a minimum of one-year recent nursing experience in area of practice in an acute care setting.
Special Qualifications:
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Computer and keyboarding skills.
Ability to work with others to ensure quality patient care.
Strong problem solving skills.
Continuous focus on excellence in work environment.
Must be able to respond to call within 30 minutes.
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