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Endoscopy RN

Job ID: 56353-147 Date posted: 04/03/2024 Location: Katy, Texas Facility: Memorial Hermann Surgery Center Kingsland (11027)
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USPI Memorial Hermann Surgery Center Kingsland is seeking a motivated Endoscopy RN to join our team. We have 4 OR rooms and 2 Treatment rooms. We perform outpatient surgical procedures in Ortho, Podiatry, Pain, Gastro, GYN, General, Ophthalmology, Plastic. We are looking for a candidate to be available Monday-Friday, schedule subject to changed based on surgical schedule and flow of day. Candidate needs to be available for some early mornings and later evenings.

  • Monday to Friday work schedule
  • Saturday GI only cases; voluntary
  • NO CALL required
  • Off most holidays.

Job Summary: Responsible to plan, execute, and evaluate the nursing care given to patients in the Endoscopy nursing role.  Provides patient care within the prevailing state standards of practice and according to the policies of the facility.  Communicates appropriate information to other team members.  Helps maintain equipment, supplies, and general cleanliness of the unit.  May have additional responsibilities designated by the manager, which may include but are not limited to providing patient care in other peri-operative departments, serving on committees, participating in quality improvement projects.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Knows and adheres to policies of the Center and demonstrates fiscal 
responsibility.
2. Follows standards, policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for Endoscopy nursing care according to accepted standards. 
3. Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge of Endoscopy procedures and techniques.
4. Provides multi-dimensional care for assigned patients.  Includes patient care in the pre-operative holding area, care in the Endoscopy suite, and care for the patient in the PACU.
5. Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge in endoscopic procedures.
6. Demonstrates ability to understand the unique needs of each age group of the patient population. 
7. Prepares patients, equipment and room for Endoscopy procedures.
8. Assists physicians with Endoscopy procedures per the SGNA guidelines. Specialized knowledge, experience and training is required for endoscope manipulation under the direction of the endoscopist.
9. Demonstrates accountability and responsibility for the care of facility assets.
10. Assesses the patient’s physiological and psychological needs.
11. Administers conscious sedation to patients that meet criteria under the direction of the attending physician while adhering to conscious sedation policies and monitors the patient to provide a safe environment during the Endoscopy procedure.
12. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens.
13. Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.
14. Uses good body mechanics.
15. Remains calm and function as a team member during times of stress and crisis situations.
16. Informs Manager of applicable day-to-day situations.
17. Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies.

Ideal candidate will be focused on excellent customer service, have the ability to multi-task, the ability to show flexibility in assignments, maintain scrupulous infection control standards, maintain professional competencies and have the ability to work as part of an interdependent multidisciplinary team.

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Required Skills:

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
  • Currently licensed in the state.  
  • CPR required; advanced life support certification required.  
  • Minimum of one-year experience in Endoscopy; PACU experience required
  • SGNA certification preferred.  
  • Demonstrates clinical competency, leadership, and teaching capabilities.
  • Physically and emotionally capable of performing responsibilities of position.

USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce.  If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date.  If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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