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Primary Location: WA > ENUMCLAW > ST. ELIZABETH HOSPITAL
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.
Provides, as a member of the patient care team, nursing care for patients referred to the Endoscopy Centers within the scope of practice and in accordance with the standards/procedures of the Franciscan Health System (FHS) and the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates. An employee oversees the daily clinic schedule to facilitate efficient use of provider’s time and assists clinic physician and/or nurse practitioner with initial patient care and follow-up after discharge. Work may also include supervision of the LPN-Ambulatory Clinic-GI.
Incumbents are also accountable for developing collaborative relationships with members of the clinic at all associated facilities; participates in clinic-related business meetings, maintaining membership in the SGNA and maintaining knowledge and skills levels by attending educational offerings as required.
Provides care, in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team, for patients sent to the GI Clinic from referring facilities.
Documents, in a timely, thorough and accurate manner, nursing care and patient status in the medical record in accordance with FHS procedures and standards of care.
Coordinates/facilitates referrals to appropriate providers and services in accordance with established protocols and standards.
Participates in the development of clinic standards, procedures and quality improvement.
Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services. Patient Population Served: Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.
Performs related duties as required.
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
- Monitoring patients’ conditions and assessing their needs
- Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
- Administering patients’ medications and providing treatments according to physicians’ orders
- Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.
Additional requirements for this role include:
- Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program
- Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
- Basic Life Support (BLS) required
- Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred
- Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas