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RN Endoscopy Clinic - Endoscopy OP Lab

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Job ID: 78029
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

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

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN Endoscopy Clinic for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. 

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $43.16 – $64.75. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Varies 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.

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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

  • Accredited School of Nursing. (Required)
  • 1 year experience as a registered nurse. (Preferred)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs. (Required)
  • Endoscopy nursing experience and/or critical care experience. (Preferred)
  • Ability to provide conscious sedation. (Required)

Credentials

  • Registered Nurse in state of practice. (Required)
  • Must have Oregon RN license at time of hire or obtain by April 1, 2024.
  • Basic Life Support. (Required upon hire)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support. (Required)

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment. (Required)
  • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications. (Required)
  • Effective organization and prioritization skills. (Required)
  • Skill in venipuncture and administration of IV and oral medications. (Required)
  • Ability to provide health education to patients. (Required)
  • Adequate understanding of a wide variety of medical/surgical terminology and pathophysiology. (Required)
  • Knowledge of Medicare, JCAHO & HCFA regulations pertaining to ambulatory care. (Required)
  • Knowledge of actions of pharmaceuticals, sedating agents, and reversal drugs. (Required)
  • Knowledge of endoscopy procedures and patient preparations, instruments and equipment, techniques, symptoms and complications, and consequent nursing interventions. (Required)
  • Knowledge of basic infection control practices. (Required)
  • Working knowledge of fluid and electrolyte balances. (Required)
  • Thorough knowledge or and ability to implement principles of aseptic technique. (Required)

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

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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.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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