Memorial Health System

Registered Nurse, Endoscopy

Job Locations US-IL-Decatur
ID
2021-9829
Category
Registered Nurse (RN) (Experienced)
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

The Endoscopy RN at Decatur Memorial Hospital is part of a tight-knit collaborative team, working in the outpatient Endoscopy Center as well as the Endoscopy unit at the hospital. In this role, they work with physicians during endoscopic procedures such as colonoscopy, EGD, ERCP, bronchoscopy, and other minor procedures. The Endoscopy RN is responsible for patient care before, during, and after procedures. This position provides the opportunity to learn new skills, such as conscious sedation, and obtaining or maintaining ACLS certification.

 

This is a full-time role with a schedule of Monday – Friday day shift, with a weekly on-call rotation.

 

NURSING GOAL:  A goal of nursing is to educate and restore a patient to an optimal level of wellness as defines by the patient and their families and incorporate preventative measures.  

Qualifications

Education and/or Other Requirements

 

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.  Current registration or eligibility for licensure with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse.

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

  • Current Hepatitis b vaccination
  • Will complete additional training or demonstrate competency in skills identified in the unit-specific competency plan and skills list.
  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions.
  • Gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Ability to see details at close range.
  • Actively looks for ways to help people.
  • Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Awareness of other’s reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

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