Registered Nurse

Employer
Gastroenterology Associates of Northern Virginia
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description General Summary: A nonexempt position responsible for providing primary care to patients, including assessment, treatment, care planning and medical care evaluation. Position may be integrated into various nursing roles of the practice, such as in Phone Triage, Direct Access and the Endoscopy Center. Essential Job Functions: Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality. Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition. Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations. Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response. Delegates as allowed under the Nurse Practice Act. Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions. Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices. Education: RN. Completion of nursing training from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. Experience: Minimum one year of professional clinical nursing experience, preferably Gastrointestinal. Other Requirements: Current state registered nurse license. Current BLS and ACLS certifications. Company Description GANV is the largest GI specialty group in Northern Virginia, with offices in Fairfax, Fair Oaks, Herndon, Chantilly and Dulles and a JCAHO accredited outpatient endoscopy center. Our physicians are all Board Certified and have a reputation for exceptional care, including complex and advanced endoscopy. We value commitment to service excellence, conscientious attitude, dependability, teamwork, and respectful, courteous treatment of others, including patients, their family members and fellow employees.

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