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Registered Nurse - GI Lab-Endoscopy

Parkwest Medical Center
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Registered Nurse - GI Lab- Endoscopy

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift

Monday-Friday, 40 hrs. per wk


The GI Lab is a fast paced environment consisting of 4 Endoscopy Suites and one Bronchoscopy Suite. Examples of procedures performed include but not limited to colonoscopies, egd, ercp, manometry, pill cam studies, BRAVO studies, bronchoscopy, EBUS and navigation. We service both outpatient and inpatients. Our operating hours are Monday thru Friday with after hour, weekend and holiday call coverage. Our team consists of primarily RNs with a minimum of 3 or more years nursing experience.  BLS and ACLS required.  Scope techs and a Certified Endo Tech. Nursing responsibilities rotate within the department include pre op, intra procedure, post op and occasional scope room. Call requirement for RNs approximately every 6th weekend (Friday 5pm - Monday 6:15 a.m.). Approximately one night of a call per week (5pm -6:15 am). While on call, must be able to arrive within 30 minutes. Rotating holiday call. 


Position Summary: Provides professional nursing care within an assigned unit; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.


  • Correlates patient history and support systems within hospital care/nursing home care.
  • Assesses learning needs of patient and family.
  • Develops and initiates plan of care, involving patient and family.
  • Recommends interventions.
  • Evaluates plan of care.
  • Resolves problems regarding moderately complex issues without oversight or supervision.
  • Demonstrates willingness to precept employees/students as directed. Reviews clinical performance of preceptee with unit leader or clinical instructor.
  • Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.
  • Supervises LPNs, Nursing Assistants, HUCs, Techs, and sitters.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:            None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience:          Must possess at least one (1) year of professional nursing experience.


Licensure Requirement:       Must have and maintain Tennessee State RN licensure. CPR required.


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