• Easton

Identification

Job Title:  Registered Nurse

Reports to: Administrator

Hours of Work:  Full Time

 

Job Summary

This position entails preparing patients physically and emotionally for various endoscopic procedures, as well as performing and assisting in those procedures, recovery and discharge teaching.  The RN applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementing, documenting and evaluating plans of care for assigned patients.  He/she is responsible for following established standards of professional nursing practice as delineated by NEC, providing leadership and by working in a collaborative fashion with ancillary personnel and promoting teamwork with all members of the healthcare team.  Participates in QA programs, in-services, staff meetings and contributes to the NEC team.

 

Qualifications

Licensed to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Pennsylvania

Minimum of one year of endoscopy, critical care or PACU experience and ACLS and BLS certification

Acceptable references

Physical demands:  Demonstrates ability to physically implement all aspects of the staff nurse role

Emotional demands:  Demonstrates emotional stability by being able to function appropriately and effectively in dealing with critical, unexpected or stressful situations.

 

Work Hazards

Contact with hazardous chemicals and/or drugs

Use of electric machines/equipment

Exposure to potentially combative or confused patients and/or families

Exposure to biological hazards and patient with infectious disease processes

 

Excellence in Service

All NEC employees must consistently exhibit behaviors that enhance professional performance and reflect key moral commitments, ethical principles, values and philosophy of the Center.

Compassion/Care/Concern

Quality Care of the Whole Person

Teamwork

Respect for the Dignity and Privacy of each Person