Dignity Health Endoscopy Registered Nurse in MERCED, California

Overview

Mercy Medical Center, a Dignity Health member, has been building a rich history of care in our community for more than 100 years. We have grown from a small one-story wooden structure into a major healthcare provider with a new 186-bed main campus, offering the latest in facility design and technology. Mercy also operates Outpatient Centers, a Cancer Center and several rural clinics.

Wherever you work throughout our system, you will find faces of experience with dedication to high quality, personalized care. Joining our 1,300 employees, 230 physicians and many volunteers, you can help carry out our commitment to providing our community with the excellence they have come to associate with Mercy Medical Center.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Practice is consistent with licensure as defined in the California Nurse Practice Act, and Mercy Medical Center (MMC) policies and procedures. The RN in this working in this capacity renders direct and indirect nursing care to assigned patient populations. Provides nursing assessment and interventions in both elective and emergency therapeutic and diagnostic procedures which includes but is not limited to pre- and post- procedure care for a wide range of endoscopic procedures (ing: anoscopy; proctoscopy; sigmoidoscopy; colonoscopy; gastroscopy; esophagoscopy; esophagogastroduodenoscopy; gastrostomy tube insertion and removal and replacement; esophageal mobility; esophageal dilatation; liver biopsy; abdominal paracentesis; endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and sclerotherapy. Provides nursing assessment and interventions for a wide range of therapeutic infusion, injection and procedural therapies (ing: IV Conscious Sedation, blood transfusions, IV antibiotic, Iron, procrit, tysabri, bone marrow bx, etc.) The primary patient population ranges from young adult to geriatric.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse license issued by the State of California.

  • Must possess and maintain a current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate

  • Must possess and maintain a current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certificate or obtain one by within six months of hire.

  • Must possess and maintain a current Pediatrics Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certificate or obtain one within three months of hire.

  • Must complete the MMC IV conscious sedation competency

  • Must be able to take call shifts as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous clinical experience in Endoscopy/Infusion preferred.

  • Prior experience in PACU/CCU preferred

  • Conscious Sedation experience preferred.

  • Certification from the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses Association (SGNA) RN, BLS, ACLS, PALS

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Job ID 2018-54654

Employment Type Full Time

Department Endoscopy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Mercy Medical Center Merced

Shift Day

Location MERCED

State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri, plus call shifts