RN Endoscopy - Part Time
Location: Zion Grove
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: RN Endoscopy - Part Time
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Part time
Department: Endoscopy Team
Date Posted: 09/29/2021
Job ID: R-20176
Job Summary Performs patient assessment, IV conscious sedation,
patient/family teaching and triage. Provides primary clinical
support to the provider and patient to assist in the diagnosis and
treatment of the patient's condition. Follows up on diagnostic
testing to ensure completion, accuracy, and filing in medical
record to ensure continuity and care.
Job Duties Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief
complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for
provider, and prepares patient for examinations.
Assists provider in performance of GI endoscopic procedures as
directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis.
Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated
paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and
Assists with orientation of new personnel to ensure that they are
appropriately trained to support patients and provider.
Executes and documents ongoing patient communication.
Provides instruction to ensure patient's understanding of medical
condition and compliance with treatment instructions.
Inserts, monitors, regulates and discontinues IVs as required by
Administers blood products, IV push medications and conscious
Monitors patients having conscious sedation and during
Monitors inventory medical and surgical supplies, pharmaceutical
and controlled substances to ensure adequate supply levels, verify
expiration dates, document utilization, optimize organizational
efficiency and space utilization.
Routinely inspects and observes condition and operation of
diagnostic equipment and instrumentation to ensure proper operation
and identify need for preventive and corrective maintenance.
May clean, sterilize and prepare instruments, according to
established protocols, to ensure required level of asepsis and
Oversees and leads work activities of other Clinic Nurses and
Inserts and administers intravenous therapy per unit protocol.
Administers preoperative, pre-procedure medication as ordered and
indicated per unit protocol Instructs patients and significant
others during the preoperative, pre-procedural period and offers
Recognizes early changes in the patient's condition, any unusual
events or post-operative complications and initiates appropriate
action for the management of those events or complications.
Collaborates with anesthesia services in the administration of
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
t centered focus.
About the Endoscopy Department: The Endoscopy team at Geisinger
Medical Center in Danville treats patients of all ages. We use a
comprehensive approach to gastroenterology care both in the
screening platform and diagnostic; utilizing the most advanced
interventional platforms. Our team consists of Physicians, RNs,
LPNs, Technicians and a hands-on leadership team. The Endoscopy
team is making better health easy for our patients by performing
advanced diagnostic gastroenterology procedures that were once
performed in an OR setting but can now be done safely in our
Outpatient Clinic. This capability brings an enhanced quality of
life to many patients.
Monday through Friday: Day Shift
20 hours weekly
On call rotation - to be reviewed at interview
No scheduled weekends or holidays
Our ideal RN candidate would be committed to quality of care as the
top priority along with work life balance mindset that encourages
teaming and positive attitudes.
We 're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive
benefits package that includes :
Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Employer contribution to your retirement plan
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time
you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and
experienced nursing leaders
Paid Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) -
RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
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