Registered Nurse-Endoscopy

UMC Health System Lubbock , TX 79401

Posted 1 week ago

UMC#s Mission, Vision and Standards Include: Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow#s healthcare professionals. Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect About UMC Magnet Designated 501 licensed beds Regions only Level I Trauma Center Regions only BICU DNV accredited Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly # # Departmental Description Our mission is to be a leader in providing quality patient care by promoting excellence and innovation in Endoscopy.# We use a multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care The Endoscopy staff presently consists of a Nurse Director, Assistant Director, Clinical Instructor, Office Manager, two Charge Nurses, 26 Registered Nurses that are practicing with a current Texas License, 10 Endoscopy Technicians, one Porter, two Health Unit Coordinators, and 5 Office Assistants working directly under the Vice President for ICU and Endoscopy Services. The Department of Anesthesiology provides medical direction and coverage with a full time attending and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). Therapies include but are not limited to: Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), radiofrequency ablations, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding tube placement (PEG), colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, dilatation (Maloney, Savory, pneumatic, and through the scope balloons), manometry (esophageal and anorectal),# pH studies, liver biopsy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), paracentesis,# endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) and intragastric balloon placements.# Radiographic contrast studies are performed in the Endoscopy Center with the GI physician operating the radiological equipment. Pulmonary procedures include but are not limited to:# Bronchoscopy, bronchoscopy with transbronchial biopsy, bronchial thermoplasty, rigid bronchoscopy, tracheostomy, pleurx catheter placements, pleuroscopy, thoracentesis, laryngoscopy, brachytherapy, endobronchial ultrasounds (EBUS) and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopies (ENB). Minimally invasive cardiac procedures include Transesophogeal Echocardiogram and Cardioversions.



Job Summary:


Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care. # Qualifications Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License Must maintain a current BLS, ACLS, # PALS certification from American Heart Association BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire Experienced RN Orientation UMC Hospital Orientation # Nursing Orientation Unit specific orientation to be determined by the hiring department Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by Director Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation Cerner electronic documentation training # # #Incentives Relocation assistance available (if applicable) Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment (if applicable) Mentor program # Benefits Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage Dental and Vision# Paid Time Off (Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year) 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure Free Life Insurance Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent Care # # We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.#

UMC's Mission, Vision and Standards Include:

Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country

Mission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow's healthcare professionals.

Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect

About UMC

  • Magnet Designated

  • 501 licensed beds

  • Regions only Level I Trauma Center

  • Regions only BICU

  • DNV accredited

  • Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)

  • Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly

Departmental Description

  • Our mission is to be a leader in providing quality patient care by promoting excellence and innovation in Endoscopy. We use a multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care The Endoscopy staff presently consists of a Nurse Director, Assistant Director, Clinical Instructor, Office Manager, two Charge Nurses, 26 Registered Nurses that are practicing with a current Texas License, 10 Endoscopy Technicians, one Porter, two Health Unit Coordinators, and 5 Office Assistants working directly under the Vice President for ICU and Endoscopy Services.

  • The Department of Anesthesiology provides medical direction and coverage with a full time attending and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs).

  • Therapies include but are not limited to:

  • Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), radiofrequency ablations, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy feeding tube placement (PEG), colonoscopy, flexible sigmoidoscopy, dilatation (Maloney, Savory, pneumatic, and through the scope balloons), manometry (esophageal and anorectal), pH studies, liver biopsy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), paracentesis, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) and intragastric balloon placements. Radiographic contrast studies are performed in the Endoscopy Center with the GI physician operating the radiological equipment.

  • Pulmonary procedures include but are not limited to: Bronchoscopy, bronchoscopy with transbronchial biopsy, bronchial thermoplasty, rigid bronchoscopy, tracheostomy, pleurx catheter placements, pleuroscopy, thoracentesis, laryngoscopy, brachytherapy, endobronchial ultrasounds (EBUS) and electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopies (ENB).

  • Minimally invasive cardiac procedures include Transesophogeal Echocardiogram and Cardioversions.

Job Summary:

  • Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing

  • Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License

  • Must maintain a current BLS, ACLS, & PALS certification from American Heart Association

  • BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire

  • Experienced RN

Orientation

  • UMC Hospital Orientation & Nursing Orientation

  • Unit specific orientation to be determined by the hiring department

  • Orientation length is individually based and will be determined by Director

  • Galen E-learning Curriculum Modules / Online Nursing Competency Validation

  • Cerner electronic documentation training

Incentives

  • Relocation assistance available (if applicable)
  • Educational Reimbursement for pursing BSN/MSN after 90 days of employment (if applicable)
  • Mentor program

Benefits

  • Health Insurance with Low Deductibles, Low Premiums, and Comprehensive Coverage

  • Dental and Vision

  • Paid Time Off (Sell Back Option of Unused PTO over 80 hours Twice a Year)

  • 403b Retirement with up to 8% match with tenure

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Tax Saving Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and/or Dependent Care

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


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