Registered Nurse - Gastroenterology Clinic

Minneapolis, MN
Aug 11, 2018
Sep 10, 2018
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
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.


  • 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


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