Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan have combined our organizations to create Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. CHI Franciscan's mission to serve and care for all people, especially those who are vulnerable, and Virginia Mason's mission to "improve the health and wellbeing of the patients we serve" will not change. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is fully committed to providing access to care to all patients who need it. Together we can accelerate our ability to advance quality care in our community, reimagine care delivery in the Puget Sound and shape healthcare nationally as part of CommonSpirit Health.
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.
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.
Previous GI Lab experience, 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.
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.
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