Endoscopy Nurse, Part-Time
Posted on: May 9, 2019
Looking for RN that wants to become part of an exclusive endoscopy
team. Great opportunity just waiting for you!
West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital
available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County,
Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top
ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and
excellent clinical outcomes. Our expertly trained staff and board
certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family.
Some of our key services include: cardiology, emergency care,
ear/nose/throat, general surgery, spine, orthopedics, pediatrics,
behavioral health, radiology/imaging, urology, maternity, women's
services. If you are looking for a small-town, friendly environment
with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care, this is
the right hospital for you. You can apply your training and skills
in a professional atmosphere where they will be valued. You will be
part of a community hospital where your contributions are
appreciated and your voice is heard - where work force diversity is
encouraged and personal growth is supported
RN Endoscopy: Part-Time
24 hours per week
Under the direction of the supervisor, manager, and director,
provides high quality, cost-effective nursing care, meeting the
medical, psycho/social, spiritual, emotional and educational needs
of patients. Performs related assessments, planning, procedures,
treatments, evaluations and updates of patient plan of care that
assures and maintains high quality care for all assigned patients.
Provides nursing care consistent with established nursing policies,
protocols, and professional standards, and acts as a patient and
family advocate to assure appropriate provision of patient care and
to protect patient rights. Delivers effective sedation under the
direct supervision of a credentialed provider.
Performs thorough preoperative assessment, integrating age-specific
factors as applicable, PACU assessment knowledge and psychosocial
needs of patient. Reviews patient chart, physician orders,
documented informed consent, lab work, History and Physical and
preoperative nurse's assessment. Demonstrates the ability to
prepare for all types of surgical procedures, including endoscopy
procedures and ensuring PACU readiness. Appropriately selects and
opens sterile supplies and instruments. Ensures room and equipment
is ready for surgery.
Safely and effectively performs Day Surgery/Recovery/Endoscopy
procedures and treatments, maintaining sterile technique related to
operative sedation with the provider. Administers pre-op
medications as ordered; communicates and coordinates allergies,
concerns or other information to physicians, staff, and other
departments as appropriate. Demonstrates appropriate airway
management, vital signs, O2 saturation and EKG monitoring. Provides
effective report when handing off patient care.
Monitors vital signs, consciousness, O2 saturation, ECG, ETCO2;
assists patient as appropriate to facilitate efficient sedation for
the procedure. Administers medications under the direct supervision
of the provider. Working knowledge of all levels of sedation.
Effectively communicates patient safety needs to the provider and
endoscopy team at all times while monitoring the patient.
Correctly documents all care and outcomes of care and treatment
provided in medical record. Receives and follows through with
physician orders. Provides a thorough and organized report to team
members regarding patient status. Documents charges appropriately.
Consistently communicates with materials management nurse to ensure
ordering of special supply needs for the department .
Demonstrates an awareness of and competence in ensuring patient
safety, including medical/healthcare error reporting,
interdisciplinary collaborative team approach to patient care
planning, and medication safety. Safely positions the head of
patient. Knowledge of malignant hyperthermia and latex allergies.
Serves as an advocate for patient safety and patient rights
Keywords: HCA., Caldwell , Endoscopy Nurse, Part-Time, Healthcare , Caldwell, Idaho
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