Registered Nurse - Endoscopy

Employer
Gastronenterology & Hepatology Associates, PC
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Aug 07, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description We are seeking a Registered Nurse for our Endoscopy Center! Responsibilities to include pre and post op care and IV administration. We have 2 gastroenterologists that perform colonoscopies/EGDs at our AAAHC accredited facility. All Medicare patients are done at the hospital so the patients brought to our facility are typically low risk. We have an on site anesthesiologist to administer sedation. A tech is also available in the recovery room to assist the RN in turning the beds over. Responsibilities: Administer nursing care to patients pre and post op colonoscopy/endoscopy IV administration Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care Educate patients about health maintenance and disease prevention Maintain accurate patient medical records Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members Qualifications: Active Virginia RN license BLS/ACLS certification Previous experience in nursing or other medical fields preferred Familiarity with medical software and equipment Ability to build rapport with patients and co-workers Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment Company Description Founded in 1989, Gastroenterology & Hepatology Associates, PC is dedicated to providing the highest quality personalized care. The doctors are each recognized leaders in gastrointestinal and hepatology disorders. Since 2003, the facility also provides state of the art outpatient endoscopic services. In 2006, The Endoscopy Center, PLLC achieved its highest level of recognition as an accredited facility by Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. The team of health care professionals and dedicated staff strives to provide the highest level of professionalism to each and every patient, building a long-lasting relationship of trust and commitment. It is the hope to pleasantly surprise each and every patient with a high level of service and a mutual respect for each otherÃ$¢Ã'€Ã' (TM) s lives and valuable time. Our practice strives to ensure that each patient is given the benefits of all the latest medical knowledge and skill available in the field of Gastroenterology & Hepatology.