Registered Nurse RN - Endoscopy GI

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by Ascension

Bridgeport, CT 06610
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

We Are Hiring

Staff Nurse-Endoscopy - Endoscopy GI 001 - Part-Time, Rotating - St Vincent's Medical Center - Bridgeport, CT

Work Schedule: 24 hours / week and on-call after 7PM M-F to include on-call some weekends

Why Join Ascension?

St. Vincent's Health Services, part of Ascension, operates St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport and a number of other sites of care. Founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1903, St. Vincent's is a mission-driven organization committed to exceptional healthcare for all with special consideration for the poor and underserved.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health Services-, you will have the opportunity to

Provides direct nursing care to patients undergoing endoscopic procedures in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts pre-procedural assessments by means of reviewing available medical records, examination, interview and observation.
  • Develops and implements patient care plans. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Carries out physician and nursing orders, including assisting with performing procedures as appropriate.
  • Maintains and troubleshoots all endoscopes and related equipment.
  • Other Duties as assigned
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients and to identify physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and age-related needs in order to provide individualized care to the patient.
  • Delegates aspects of care to other nursing personnel consistent with their level of education and expertise in order to meet patients' needs and to maximize staff performance.
  • Participates in daily interdisciplinary patient rounds. Demonstrates knowledge of patients' condition and is able to provide appropriate input to meet desired outcomes for the appropriate patient population.
  • Reflects ANA Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice (2015), ANA Code of Ethics (2015), and ANA Social Policy Statement (2015).
  • Develops, implements and revises individualized plans of care.
  • Participates in activities for professional growth and development outside of patient care.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • One or more of the following:
      • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
      • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Associate Degree in Nursing Required, BSN preferred and Two years of Medical-Surgical experience Critical Care experience preferred

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to all hires including volunteers and students.

St. Vincent's Health Services participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

Reference: 646267283

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