Registered Nurse

Job Number 56681
Posted 8/20/2018
Account Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Endoscopy
Location |ME| EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Day
Hours 07:00-15:30 - shift hours subject to change
Job Details **Shift hours subject to change.**

Set up case specific instrumentation and supplies. Assist the physician with procedures. Administering sedation and monitoring the patient during the procedure. Admit and recover patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Non-restricted call for urgent and emergent endoscopic procedures.

  • Maine RN License required or must beeligible to obtain Maine RN License
  • ACLS, BLSand Procedural Sedation Certification required or must obtain if hired.

  • Experience in phase II recovery or higher, required.

  • Experience circulating/assisting procedures preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in a fast paced out-patient setting.
  • Experience in PACU and circulating procedures preferred.
  • Will circulate and assist with endoscopic procedures

Must have the ability to work in a fast paced team environment and Non-restricted call is required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Capacity to concentrate in a busy and often stressful environment. Ability to come in close contact with people. Sitting, and extended periods of standing and walking are required. Stretchers, monitors, pumps are moved several times a day to accommodate patient and equipment transfers. The nurse must be able to lift 10 lbs. with one hand to attach IV pumps to IV poles. Reaching and stretching may be required at any time. Ability to push and pull heavy computers on wheels; push wheelchairs with 300+ pound patients, frequently lifting 50 pounds without assistance; high volume of stooping, bending, lifting, pulling and twisting. The nurse must be able to stretch, reach, and retrieve equipment from the supply carts and bend to reach equipment supplied below knee level.
Must possess upper body strength, agility and lung capacity necessary to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and have the ability to wear protective equipment and to pass respiratory protection fit testing. Portable O2 tanks are lifted from O2 racks to stretchers to accompany patients.
Must be able to perform various sensory requirements such as visual and color acuity, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills and hearing in order to assess and treat the patient accurately.
Use of the electronic medical record requires visual acuity for reading information on computer screens and fine motor skills for keyboarding and use of a mouse.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Fast-paced clinical environment. Expectation for participation in unit-specific and hospital-wide activities that promote self and professional development. Expectation for participation in the development and/or execution of strategic goals, patient safety and quality improvement initiatives that assist with the fulfillment of the Eastern Maine Medical Center mission and vision.

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