Dedicated Nurse, R.N.,B.S.N. with 33 years of surgical/endoscopy experience providing superior clinical patient care. Demonstrates skilled leadership and effective team membership. Well organized, exhibits a positive attitude and promotes a productive work environment. Consistently demonstrates efficiency, task prioritization, and the ability to manage emergency situations. Receives top performance evaluation ratings from management, peer, and physician groups. Seeking a position where these and newly acquired skills can be assimilated to provide superior quality healthcare. Strong endoscopic technical experience Broad spectrum of Intra-operative scrubbing and circulating experience Current BLS certification Current ACLS certification Current BLS Instructor certification Current SGNA Membership experience with Joint Commission and ASC Inspections Managed Departmental Safety and OSHA education/yearly review programs experience with QA/PI and Infection Control programs
Provides essential care of patients undergoing procedures for screening, diagnosis, and/or treatment of gastrointestinal disorders.
Extensive endoscopy experience with skills in working with patients across a wide variety of ages and health acuity including outpatient, in hospital patients, and intensive care patients.
Strong abilities in working independently and team approach nursing.
Directs patient care emphasizing individual patient needs.
Gather and assess patient clinical data via patient interview, medical records, and diagnostic studies.
Collaborate patient care with multidisciplinary team including physicians, anesthesia, radiology, and patient care assistants.
Participate in hospital wide audit of endoscopy department Quality/Performance Improvement and specific GI lab initiatives.
Proficient in all performance phases of endoscopic nursing care; pre-procedural, procedural, and post-procedural patient care.
Provides primary nursing care and patient/family education, maintains all patient and procedural documentation.
Provides administration of medications (conscious sedation, antibiotics,etc.)
Skilled in all endoscopic technician practices.
Headed onboarding process for new nursing staff.
Familiar with all endoscopic mechanics, cleaning, and maintenance.
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