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RN Endo

Company: Tampa Bay Regional Surgery Center
Location: Largo
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse (RN) EndoscopyESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Delivery of safe patient care in the pre-Endoscopy, Endoscopy, and post-Endoscopy periods of the patient's Endoscopic experience through the framework of the nursing process.SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Supervisor of Clinical ServicesEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Florida Registered Nurse License
  • Current American Heart Assn. BLS and ACLS certifications.
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
    • Demonstrates current, comprehensive professional knowledge and skills in conformance with recognized nursing standards and department policies including the Patient Bill of Rights and JCAHO regulations, Standards for Nursing Care and the Nurse Practice Act.
    • Consults with physician and other health care team members in planning care and establishing desired outcomes.
    • Ensures that required equipment and supplies are available.
    • Involves peers and other team members in planning and revising of care.
    • Bases nursing care on specific nursing diagnoses and nursing orders.
    • Gives safe (economical) and efficient nursing care to the patient.
    • Ensures that waiting significant others receive periodic status/progress reports per physician input.
    • Practices and assists others in maintaining universal precautions and electrical and environmental safety.
    • Practices within federal, state and nurse practice guidelines and regulations.
    • Is able to recognize changes in patient status; reports pertinent information.
    • Conserves materials and equipment through appropriate use.
    • Prepares and labels all specimens according to hospital policy and procedure; documents appropriately.
    • Gives pertinent, concise, precise information to relief staff.
    • Directs and delegates activity of team members appropriately in emergency situations.
    • Measure patient responses to medical and nursing interventions based on expected outcomes.
    • Ensures that equipment and supplies are returned to their proper location after use.
    • Identifies and prioritizes individual patient care needs according to age, physiological, psychosocial, cultural and physical status.
    • Plans care based on contemplated procedure, standards of practice, admission assessment and MD preference.
    • Documents in a clear, concise, accurate, legible manner.
    • Documents all necessary information related to patient's progress and outcomes in interventions.
    • Ensures completion of resuscitation record following Code Blue procedures.
    • Assesses physiological and psychosocial health status of patient.
    • Identifies chief complaint.
    • Assesses pain per policy.
    • Assesses patient medical history.
    • Demonstrates competency in patient identification verification per policy
    • Demonstrates competency in pre-procedure phone calls.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
      • Standing: 66-100%
      • Sitting: 0-33%
      • Walking: 66-100%
      • Lifting: 0-50lbs. as needed
      • Carrying: 0-25lbs. as needed
      • Pushing: 0-400lbs. on wheels with assistance as needed
      • Climbing: 1-5 flights of stairs as necessary
      • Pulling: As necessary while providing patient care
      • Bending: Proper bending necessary to pick things off the floor
      • Squatting: As necessary while providing care
      • Rotating: Shoulders as necessary
      • Kneeling: If necessary while providing patient care
      • Reaching: overhead while providing patient care
      • General comments: Visual and hearing senses must be adequate to provide patient care.
        ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
        • Inside 95-100%
        • Outside 0-5%
        • Temperature 30F-115F
        • Fumes: Occasional
        • Dust: Occasional
        • Gases: None
        • Odors: Occasional
        • Mist: Occasional
        • Radiation: Occasional
        • Noise or Vibrations: Biomedical equipment, needles, sharps, copy machine, phones, latex, disinfectants, etc.
        • Hazards: Occasional contact with communicable disease, electrical equipment, etc.
        • Personal Protective Equipment: Provided (gowns, gloves, masks, head cover).This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Keywords: Tampa Bay Regional Surgery Center, Largo , RN Endo, Healthcare , Largo, Florida

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