Location: Lake Harmony
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Title: RN Endoscopy
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing
Work Type: Full time
Department: Endoscopy Clinical Team
Date Posted: 11/15/2021
Job ID: R-23086
Job Summary Provides primary nursing support to the physician and
patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's
condition. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of
the condition and adheres with the treatment plan. The Registered
Clinic Nurse, functions in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable
for the delivery of care utilizing skills learned in the clinic.
Assists other team members on the unit.
Job Duties Triages patient sick calls to facilitate appropriate
treatment plan with providers.
Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint,
vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and
prepares patient for examinations.
Oversees chart checks insuring that all patient completed testing
is available for provider visit.
Assists providers in procedures as directed by provider to
facilitate accurate diagnosis and treatment.
Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated
paperwork to expedites laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and
Executes and documents ongoing patient communication.
Provides instruction to ensure patient's understanding of medical
condition and compliance with treatment instructions.
Inserts, monitors, regulates and discontinues IV's as required by
Administers medications, IV push medications, and topical
Routinely inspects and observes condition and operations of
diagnostic equipment and instrumentation to ensure proper operation
and identify need for preventative and corrective maintenance.
May clean, sterilize and prepare instruments, according to
established protocols, to ensure required level of aseposis and
Cleans and sets up procedure rooms between cases, ensures required
level of aseposis, availability of appropriate instruments and
equipment, and preparation of patient.
Educate patients on all aspects of medication and treatments as
Assists in all aspects of day to day clinic activity.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable
for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all
organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in
this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent
typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the
job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any
department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the
performance of the job related to that position.
This position qualifies for a joining incentive.
Our Specialized Endoscopy RNs work in each area of our department:
Pre-Procedure, Intra-Procedure, Post-Procedure.
ACLS will be required within 6 months of hire.
Clinic hours are from 6:30am- 10am
Four 10 hour shifts or five 8 hour shifts may be available based on
interest and seniority.
On call rotation - to be discussed at interview
No scheduled weekends or holidays
The endoscopy department at Geisinger Community Medical Center is a
fast paced procedure-based unit that performs a variety of
endoscopic procedures including esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD),
colonoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), bronchoscopy, and
endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and other
The highly skilled endoscopy team is comprised of
gastroenterologists and pulmonologists, registered nurses, licensed
practical nurses, endoscopy technicians and nursing leadership. We
pride ourselves as a dynamic team that balances the high output
needs of outpatient and urgent inpatient cases throughout the day
to deliver tertiary level care in a community setting to patients
in the region.
Were proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive
benefits package that includes :
Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage
Family Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)
Employer contribution to your retirement plan
Tuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)
Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time
you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends
Professional opportunities for growth and advancement
Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and
experienced nursing leaders
Paid Military Leave
Community Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups
Education Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Experience Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience
Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification -
Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) -
RN_State of Pennsylvania
Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is
about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our
Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat
everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We
treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We
share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare
the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are
an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and
Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated
against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , RN Endoscopy, Healthcare , Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania
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