RN Endo - Travel Nurse

Location
Overland Park, KS
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 01, 2020
Closes
Apr 15, 2020
Specialty
Traveling Nurse
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for Endoscopy RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Overland Park, KS. The right RN should have 1-2 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As an Endoscopy RN, you will provide nursing care in an Endo environment, supporting the physicians and medical team in providing top-level care before, during and after the patients' procedures. Travel Nurses should have expertise in Endoscopy with an understanding in physiology, pathophysiology, endoscopy procedures, and pharmacodynamics of conscious sedation anesthesia and analgesia.

As an Endo Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:
  • Ensure a high standard of nursing care to patients attending the Endoscopy Unit, working within company policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance during diagnostic and therapeutic Endoscopic procedures, ensuring safe working practice.
  • Participate in the care and maintenance of endoscopes and other specialized equipment, ensuring an agreed standard of decontamination at all times including accurate records of traceability of all endoscopes and associated equipment.
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment within the clinical area in accordance with established standards and regulations.

Endo Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Endo RNs may face hazards from exposure to chemicals and infectious diseases.

GI/Endo - BLS and ACLS required. 2 years exp. ERCP experience preferred, Moderate Sedation experience. This position will only be providing care for the patients during the Endoscopy procedure. Pre and Post procedure coverage is under additional staff outside of this area. All patients are monitored with 02 and C02 during procedures. CRNA and Anesthesia coverage in place to provide sedation

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