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Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Endoscopy

Company: Cynet Health
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

  • ENDOSCOPY RN also known as gastroenterology nurses, are essential members of the healthcare team that prepare patients and assist during procedures for screening, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and/or respiratory disorders.
  • He or she provide excellent nursing care/treatment of patients with constipation, reflux, chronic diarrhea, food allergies, and ulcers.
  • Crohn's disease, colon and rectal cancer, GI bleeding, abnormal X-ray findings, biopsy of the digestive tract, strictures, removal of foreign entities, and other similar disease processes or abdominal pain.
  • Ability to care for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures and to provide technical assistance during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.Reports to:
    • Department Head of Endoscopy Unit or on site unit supervisor of contracted facility
    • Cynet Healthstaff DON, Dir of Quality Management thru Account ManagerDuties and Responsibilities:
      • Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care according to individual needs, knowledgeable of GI diagnosis, treatment and health education
      • Ensures high standard of nursing care to patients in the Endoscopy Unit, and within company policies and procedures.
      • Provides technical assistance during diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures, ensuring safe working practice.
      • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining excellent standards of nursing care.
      • Maintains patients and relatives, dignity and privacy and ensuring a friendly environment, and being courteous at all times.
      • Maintains timely and accurate nursing records and ensuring that confidentiality is respected.
      • Stores, checks and administers drugs in accordance to hospital policies & procedures
      • Works with minimal supervision during endoscopic procedures, admission and recovery of patients and other related procedures
      • Participates in the care and maintenance of endoscopes and other specialized equipment, following infection control protocols and policy on decontamination at all times.
      • Keeps accurate records of traceability of all endoscopes and associated equipment.
      • Ensures safe discharge of all patients from the Endoscopy unit, provides discharge teaching to patient & family member Maintains a safe and clean environment within the clinical area in accordance with established standards and regulations.Minimum Job Requirements:Qualifications:
        • Current registered nurse licensure in the state of practice. Current Basic Life Support (BLS)
        • certification and ACLSEducation:
          • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN) preferred,Experience:
            • A minimum of two years endoscopy experience in a healthcare setting,


              Required for Onboarding
              • BLS
              • Core Competency

Keywords: Cynet Health, Washington DC , Travel Registered Nurse (RN) - Endoscopy, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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