Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse Gastro Intestinal Services (GI) Part-time in TACOMA, Washington

Registered Nurse Gastro Intestinal Services (GI) Part-time

Description

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

CHI Franciscan Health – Franciscan Endoscopy Centers is hiring to fill positions within our outpatient endoscopy centers. Come join a great team of energetic professionals as they help patients with GI concerns in receiving screening and diagnostic procedures.

If you are looking for a great work-life balance (our teams work Monday through Friday, no nights, weekends or on call) and the opportunity to make a real difference to our patients, this is your chance! Staff in the endoscopy centers work 10 hour shifts. A typical shift is 6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Job Summary:

This job is responsible for providing GI nursing care of all patient populations undergoing GI procedures to include inpatient, outpatient, and those patients undergoing procedures in Radiology, ED, ICU and throughout the hospital.

Essential Duties :

Provides care for patients undergoing a GI procedure.

Endoscopy RNs administer and maintain sedation and analgesia by order of the physician. Assesses, diagnoses, and intervenes in the event of complications. Monitors and assesses the patient receiving the sedation and analgesia throughout diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures.

Provides on-call coverage for all three regional hospitals and responds within 30 minutes of call.

Additional Responsibilities:

Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

Previous GI Lab experience OR minimum of two years experience within the past three years in an acute care setting, i.e., Med/Surg, ICU, PCU, PACU is strongly preferred OR new graduate with completion of a senior practicum in a specialty area (e.g., critical care, ED, PACU, or GI).

Endoscopy RN has experience in endoscopy.

Successful completion of department orientation.

License/Certification:

Gastroenterology Nursing and membership in Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) is desired.

IV competency must be attained within four months, training is available.

RNC, CCRN, CEN, GI, or INS certification is preferred.

Job Specialty Services

Primary Location WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 60

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0125608