Endoscopy Clinic RN
Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: September 7, 2021
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the
alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health.
With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and
hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit
is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. 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
Provides patient care, through all phases
of the Endoscopy experience; admission through discharge according
to established guidelines. Provides patient care activities to
patients of diverse ages.
- Prepares and evaluates outpatients
prior to the procedure in an efficient and caring manner to provide
for a smooth patient flow. May include doing pre-procedure phone
calls to patients and/or physician offices to obtain
- Demonstrates the ability to
organize work and enhance the safety and quality of patient care,
service and treatment.
- Proficient in IV skills.
- Review charts to ensure
completeness in documentation.
- Prepares for cases in an efficient
manner, anticipating needs of the patient and physician.
- Provides a safe environment for
customers: patient, family, physicians and staff.
- Collects and analyzes data and
assesses patient in developing nursing diagnosis / plan of
- Communicates effectively with the
patient, staff, physicians, families, and other health care team
- Maintains knowledge of equipment
set-up and function.
- Initiates and directs procedure
rooms, clean up and turnover.
- EKG interpretation.
- Ongoing physiological assessment
through all phases of the Endoscopy experience.
- Utilize computer software for
electronic medical record documentation (EMR).
- Actively assists physicians in a
large variety of endoscopy procedures.
- Participates in
orientation, training and mentoring of new personnel.
- Attends Staff meetings, huddles,
and in-services applicable to role/responsibilities.
- Assists in development
and/or revision of Endoscopy resource materials, policies and
standards of practice.
- Supports and
participates in department improvement projects.
a Charge Nurse in the absence of the Team Coordinator if
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Possession of a current or compact
state license as a registered nurse issued/defined by the State of
- Basic Life Support
certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing
bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for
the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life
Support for Healthcare Providers
- Basic computer
knowledge including Microsoft office products. Helpful if familiar
with ProVation RN & MD.
- Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS) certified or obtained within six (6) months of
- Proof of completion of
Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served
within three (3) months of hire.
- Ability to read, write
and speak English language.
Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, West Des Moines , Endoscopy Clinic RN, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa
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