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RN Endo PRN

North Florida Regional Medical Center - Gainesville, Florida

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Job Code: 00039-11332

PRN/Per Diem

PRN

Located in Gainesville, Florida, North Florida Regional is a 445-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care facility serving 14 counties in North-Central Florida. NFRMC is a member of Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).


Job Description:
The Endoscopy RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
 
  • Assesses plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after a surgical procedure.
  • Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing surgical procedures.
  • Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.
  • Participates in the care of patients receiving conscious sedation.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, monitors vital signs.
  • Assists physician during procedures.
  • Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  • Coordinates the operating room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning equipment and supplies.
  • Ensures the proper handling of specimens.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Current licensure as an RN
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • 1-3 years of recent Endoscopy experience preferred
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
 
 
Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Nursing, Endoscopy, Endo, GI

Last Edited: 02/17/2017

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