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Registered Nurse-Outpatient Treatment Center/GI Lab-Full Time/Days in Lancaster, CA at Antelope Valley Hospital

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lancaster, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/3/2019

Job Description

Job Objective:

The RN in OPTC and GI Laboratory is specially trained to assist with patient procedures and endoscopy procedures. Also provides safe, cost effective, direct patient care throughout the Outpatient Treatment Center visit according to established nursing plan of care utilizing hospital standards, policies and procedures.

Essential Duties:

1. Nursing Process:

A. Applies nursing process in direct patient care.

1. Assists with and carries out functions required to safely perform all Out Patient Treatment Center procedures.

2. Perform pre-procedure admission to determine necessary course of action.

3. Assess patients coming into the unit for angiograms or surgical procedures.

4. Assess and perform certain procedures such as endoscopy, bronchoscopy, epidural steroid injections, biopsies etc. and recover patient after procedure.

5. Monitor EKG, pulse oximetry, blood pressure, on patients pre, during, and post procedures.

6. Assists physician in competently providing instrumentation and supplies needed for performing medical and invasive procedures.

7. Performs various transfusions and IV Therapy.

8. Performs procedures utilizing conscious sedation.

9. Educate patient/family relating to procedures, surgeries and/or care.

10. Discharge patients having medical procedures.

Skills and Abilities

1. Knowledge of pre, during and post procedure care.

2. Knowledge of anatomy (normal and abnormal).

3. Knowledge of therapeutic interventions.

4. Knowledge of medications specific to the area.

5. Knowledge of conscious sedation protocol.

Non Essential Duties

1. Helps with scheduling, charging and logging. Required Licensure and Certifications:

1. BCLS/AHA certification

2. ACLS and Certified Gastroentrology RN preferred

Looking for an opportunity to work in healthcare the way you always dreamed you could? At Antelope Valley Hospital, our employees are at the heart of what we do best – delivering high quality, patient-centered healthcare.

Antelope Valley Hospital, a 420 bed acute care facility, located just 60 miles north of Los Angeles, the Antelope Valley is one of Southern California’s fastest growing communities. We are a Level II Trauma Center and Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Accredited. Serving the community for over 50 years, our non-profit hospital has grown to be the preeminent healthcare facility for our district’s nearly 1.2 million residents. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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