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This RN provides pre-procedure, intra-procedure, and post-procedure nursing care to patients undergoing Endoscopy procedures. Identifies and implements nursing interventions and evaluates results for a wide variety of patient populations. Directs and acts as resource to other members of the nursing team as assigned. Promotes compliance and support for policies. Assists physician with Endoscopy procedures, moderate sedation, and other duties as assigned. Floating required.
Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care. All performance expectations associated with this position are performed at the PRACTITIONER Level.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
RN license issued by the State of California.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.
ART or ACLS at time of hire with commitment to get ART within 6 months of hire date.
Minimum one (1) year of recent adult GI or inpatient acute, critical care, or procedural nursing or related experience.
Recent GI, procedural, or critical care background including moderate sedation experience.
Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center's business needs.
Must be available to work a minimum of 4 shifts per month and flexible hours including late shifts.
Selected candidate may be hired at the CNIII level pending review and approval by the Nurse Executive Council.
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