GI Lab Nurse

Requisition ID
2021-167790
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Endoscopy
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
6:30am-3:00pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Vincent Health
Location
AR-LITTLE ROCK

Overview

Incentives offered for full time employees:
Sign on bonus eligible (between $10,000 - $25,000 depending on years of experience).
And we are offering relocation assistance of $5,000

CHI St. Vincent, a regional health network serving Arkansas, is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4,500 coworkers, 1,000 medical staff, and 500 volunteers, we consistently receive praise for care advancements.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

We are looking for candidates with a caring nature and exceptional interpersonal skills for the position of Endoscopy Nurse. Endoscopy Nurses are responsible for sedating patients before procedures, administering the necessary medication to patients, and keeping the patient informed throughout the duration of the procedure, among other duties.

Furthermore, candidates will need to demonstrate empathy and care towards patients, attending to their physical and emotional needs.

 

Answering patient questions and addressing their concerns.
Observing patient vital signs.
Sedating patients before procedures.
Recovering patients after procedures.
Administering the necessary medication to patients.
Keeping the patient informed throughout the duration of the procedure.
Completing all necessary documentation including patient notes and discharge documents.
Preparing the instruments, equipment, and supplies for the procedure.
Cleaning and sterilizing equipment before use.
Providing assistance to Doctors throughout the procedure.
Administering IV drips.

Qualifications

Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
6 months experience as a Registered Nurse
Basic Life Support (BLS) required

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