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RN - Full Time Day - GI Lab

Company: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Description

Performs the primary function of a Registered Professional Nurse in assessing, planning, implementing, educating and evaluating a designated group of patients in accordance with all established Nursing Standards and Hospital Policies. Is responsible for managing all assigned personal supplies, and equipment on the unit and for promoting teamwork with all members of the healthcare team. Performs duties in a manner consistent with our mission and values.

Principle Accountabilities: % Of Time Spent

Assists the physician with highly technical endoscopic procedures, including IV moderate sedation. (30%) Assesses, prepares and recovers the patient having an endoscopic procedure following the Nursing Process and using age specific knowledge relevant to the patient served. (25%) Prepares equipment for procedures, disinfects equipment, identifies supply and repair needs. (10%) Documents continuous patient assessment and reports changes in patient condition. (10%) Trains and precepts new employees and students, etc. and participates in staff meetings, educational activities for total quality improvement. (5%) Collaborates in the planning and evaluation of patient. (5%) Plans/participates in Patient discharge from the Unit. (5%) Participates in checking/maintaining equipment/supplies and the physical environment. (3%) Committee participation/Educational Activities/Special Projects. (3%) Performs clerical/computer tasks. (2%) All other duties as assigned. (2%)

Total: 100%

Education

Nursing Degree Required

License - Certification - Registration (Text Only)

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Missouri Required.

Experience

Must live 30 minutes from hospital for call.

GI or OR experience preferred.

BLS upon hire. The patient care provided will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. Nursing Units may provide care to neonates/infants, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric adults.

Working Conditions

Employee is required to sit occasionally, stand continuously and walk frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (20# max), medium (50# max) loads frequently and over 100# occasionally with assistance. Employee is required to bend, squat, climb, reach forward and reach overhead frequently. The employee is also required to kneel and lift from floor to waist and lift waist to overhead occasionally. For repetitive action, employee is required to use both hands for simple grasping, pushing/pulling and fine manipulation. Employee is occasionally exposed to the following environmental conditions: fumes, radiation, electrical hazard and CRT terminal work. Employee is frequently exposed to blood borne pathogens. May be required to work in other areas of the Surgical Services Department. Will need to take call. (Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%) The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.

Job Relationships: Member of a comprehensive healthcare team, including other healthcare providers, the patient's family and significant others.

Takes direction from: HN/Charge Nurse

Provides direction to: PCT, PCA, Secretary, Scheduling Secretary

Supervised by: HN, Charge Nurse

Mission/Values

Mission

Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the communities we serve.Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality, safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for each other and those we serve.

Vision

As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and personalized services.

Core Values

Human DignityWe accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God. CompassionWe respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family. JusticeWe honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good. ExcellenceWe set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement. StewardshipWe use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.

Keywords: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO, Chesterfield , RN - Full Time Day - GI Lab, Healthcare , Chesterfield, Missouri

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