Registered Nurse - Gastroenterology Clinic

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Aug 11, 2018
Closes
Sep 10, 2018
Ref
CBDO-10282838-18
Contact
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

The Minneapolis VA Health Care System (MVAHCS) is seeking a Registered Nurse to work in the Gastroenterology Clinic. This clinic provides services for inpatient and outpatient Veterans who require therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopic procedures. The GI Clinic is comprised of 6 procedure rooms, one with fluoroscopy capability and a twelve bed recovery room. The most common procedures include Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, EUS, ERCP, and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy.

Responsibilities

  • Administering moderate sedation, scope cleaning, documentation, use of radiology equipment.
  • Working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team across departments.
  • Managing daily consults, facilitating physician review, closing consults and facilitating proper scheduling.
  • Scheduling of complex procedures taking into account physician availability, bed control and anesthesia as needed.
  • Inventory and ordering of specialized GI supplies.
  • Membership in Medical Center Committees, Pain, Education, Outpatient Documentation.
  • Individual patient education by telephone and in person pre and post procedure.
  • Specimen collection and labeling
  • Medication administration and education
  • Telephone care and triage of the veteran's concern or chief complaint
  • Participation in Clinic System Redesign and Quality Improvement projects

Work Schedule: Part-Time (possible option of .6, .7, or .8 FTE) positions available, Monday-Friday, primarily 8:30a-5:00p. However, this role requires participation in the on-call schedule. Employees must be able to arrive at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center within 60 minutes of activation.

Experience: Must have 2 years RN acute care experience; ACLS (plus) ICU, Moderate Sedation and/or GI procedure experience is preferred. Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 3


CBDO-10282838-18

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