Endoscopy RN Unit Based PRN
Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Posted: October 11, 2017
Reference ID: 00062-18899
Trident Health is a multi-facility health system located in South Carolina's Lowcountry, and is part of the national HCA healthcare network. Trident is comprised of two acute care hospitals - Trident Medical Center and Summerville Medical Center - and Moncks Corner Medical Center, which provides outpatient medical services and 24/7 Emergency Services. Affiliated with Trident are a number of physician practices that provide family medicine, surgical services and specialty medical care. These quality-focused entities work together to bring excellence in medical and wellness services to residents of the Lowcountry. For the third straight year, The Joint Commission recently recognized Trident as one of the nation's top hospitals for quality and safety.
The Endoscopy Registered Nurse is responsible for the overall care and evaluation of patients having endoscopic and bronchoscopy procedures. The care and evaluation shall include assessment, medication administration, monitoring of moderate sedation, physician assistance and other duties which may not be specifically related to nursing functions. Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student. Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift.
Current license as a registered Nurse to practice in the State of South Carolina.
• BLS - Healthcare provider oh hire (American Heart Association)
B. Education: Graduate of a NLN accredited school of nursing.
• Experience in an acute care setting. Previous endoscopy experience preferred..
• Performs in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities.
• Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customer