Gastro Health Registered Nurse in Cincinatti, Ohio
Tired of nights and weekends? Are you looking for a work/life balance along with an opportunity to work in a caring and collaborative environment? We have a great opportunity for you! Gastro Health - Ohio is currently seeking a full-time RN to join our new endoscopy center in Blue Ash!
Employees will have the opportunity to work alongside a collaborative team of coworkers and providers, as well as consistent hours. Our endoscopy nurses interact with patients daily and give quality, compassionate care to our patients. Our Gastro Health team goes home at the end of the day knowing we made a positive difference in our patients’ lives. Basic responsibilities:
Compliance with all clinical policies and procedures, systems and applications.
Develops and maintains a clean, safe and pleasant environment.
Proper assisting to the physicians before, during and after procedure's
Performs nursing assessment of patient prior to, during and after the procedure.
Administration of conscious sedation and topical anesthetics under MD supervision.
Maintains competencies in all areas of endoscopy.
Proper documentation of all pertinent information regarding the care of patient; this should be done in an adequate and timely manner.
Become trained and proficient in all essential work areas of the center.
Inventory and inspection of all supplies and equipment both before and after performing cases. Knows how to operate and troubleshoot equipment in center.
Maintains current knowledge of all GI procedures.
Maintains log books in regards to physicians, biopsies, etc.
Follows center protocol for reprocessing equipment.
Serves as an active participant on committees, as assigned.
Attends all staff meetings and in-service classes on regularly scheduled days.
Performs other related duties as requested or required by the Director of Nursing or Governing Body.
Overseeing and participating in procedure room prep and flow.
Post-anesthesia care and discharging of patients.
Train and mentor other staff.
Physical Activities and Requirements:
Overall good physical health, capable of working in a demanding environment.
Able to perform the basic functions of the job including extended hours, standing, bending, and stretching with frequent trips to all areas of the center.
Able to lift, and carry supplies and equipment as needed.
Possess manual dexterity, hearing acuity, and visual acuity are important to the performance of the job tasks.
Speak clearly and distinctly to perform extensive communication with other staff member, patients and their families /escorts and physicians.
Appear professional at all times.
Wears scrub attire as dictated in the center’s dress code.
Gastro Health is the second-largest multi-state gastroenterology group in the nation. We are over 700 providers strong with more than 100 locations in 7 states. Our growing team of board-certified physicians, APPs, nutritionists, and technicians combine their clinical expertise and experience to provide our patients with quality medical and preventive care. We offer a broad range of ancillary services, including in-house infusion, diagnostic services, pathology, and pharmacy services.
Our core values of compassion, collaboration, integrity, empowerment, accountability, continuous improvement, and positive attitude permeate everything we do at Gastro Health. Our goal is to unlock your full potential and give you the best tools so that together we can provide exemplary healthcare to our patients.
Why Gastro Health?
This position offers a great work/life balance! No weekends or evenings -- Monday through Friday
We are growing rapidly and support internal advancement
We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package
Active RN license in the state of Ohio
1 year of RN experience is preferred, but new grads are welcome
Recovery room experience a plus
IV skills are a plus
BLS and ACLS