Endoscopy Registered Nurse - PRN

Location
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Cedar Park, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 19, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hospital Overview

Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide complete inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Our culture nurtures each employee by developing a sense of purpose, providing worthwhile work and giving each of us the opportunity to make a difference in the patients we care for. Our goal is to create a great place for associates to work, physicians to practice medicine, and patients to receive the highest level of care in the community we call home.

Department Overview

The OR is a 6-bed unit plus a 3-bed endoscopy suite offering a full range of surgical and endoscopy procedures, including orthopedic, urology, plastics, gynecology, podiatry, ortho/spine, vascular, pain and general surgery. Our highly skilled team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to keeping our patients and their family healthy.

Responsibilities
  • The Endo RN evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care
  • Assists physicians during examinations and procedures
  • Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse
  • Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • May float within perioperative services as required
  • May be required to cross-train across multiple specialties on an as needed basis

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience, preferably in an OR unit
  • Experience in endoscopy procedural areas required
  • Robotic experience a plus
  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas
  • American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required within 90 days
  • Team player with a strong commitment to providing superior patient care
  • Must be flexible with high energy and desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to be on-call, including nights, weekends and holidays

What we offer
  • Competitive Pay
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Clinical Ladder Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Additional perks and discounts