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RN Endoscopy Clinic - Endoscopy Outpatient Lab

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Job ID: 42074
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Endoscopy Clinic for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $39.62, more depending on experience.

***Hiring Bonus and Relocation Assistance may be available.***

Come join our team of RNs in the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

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Bellingham, WA is the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, urban living, strong schools, great shopping & cuisine, and so much more! These amenities are surrounded by incredible scenery, from the sea to the mountains and the rainforest, making this community an amazing place to live. Acclaimed for its small-city flavor and the home of Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham has a robust art, music and cultural scene while boasting 65 miles of inner-urban trails to explore, pristine lakes, forests, saltwater beaches, and snow-covered peaks - there are unlimited opportunities for breathtaking hikes, relaxing camping trips, water activities, bird watching, snow sports, and scenic drives!  

Provides professional nursing care to patients in the endoscopy setting in compliance with professional practice standards. Coordinates and shares information regarding both pre- and post-procedure care and assists the physician during procedures.

Details of the position:

  • Plans, implements and evaluates patient care needs in the endoscopy suite, including assessing patient’s condition pre-procedure and post-procedure recovery. Takes patient history, counsels patient, provides education, administers prescribed medications, and monitors vital signs.
  • Assists physician throughout procedures. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  • Maintains proper care and handling of specimens.
  • Recognizes emergency situations and assists in corrective action, including but not limited to ACLS protocol.
  • Participates in the development of and maintains established policies, procedures and objectives; quality improvement; safety; environmental and infection prevention programs.
  • Recognizes and reports hazardous equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What you bring:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.
  • Endoscopy nursing experience and/or critical care experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • Ability to provide conscious sedation.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing is required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS required within a standard grace from hire or transfer period, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.

Other Skills:

  • Skill in venipuncture and administration of IV and oral medications.
  • Ability to provide health education to patients.
  • Adequate understanding of a wide variety of medical/surgical terminology and pathophysiology.
  • Knowledge of Medicare, JCAHO & HCFA regulations pertaining to ambulatory care.
  • Knowledge of actions of pharmaceuticals, sedating agents, and reversal drugs.
  • Knowledge of endoscopy procedures and patient preparations, instruments and equipment, techniques, symptoms and complications, and consequent nursing interventions.
  • Knowledge of basic infection control practices.
  • Working knowledge of fluid and electrolyte balances.
  • Thorough knowledge or and ability to implement principles of aseptic technique. 

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

For a full description or questions about the position, contact Purneet, [email protected]

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws. 

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