Meadville Medical Center Health Systems Registered Nurse - GI Lab in Meadville, Pennsylvania
Coordinate total nursing care for GI Patients using SGNA and nursing standards and the nursing process; meets and strives to exceed customer expectations through teamwork and continuous quality improvement. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice at a level normally acquired through completion of an accredited School of Nursing. Specialty units may have additional requirements according to their policy. Current State Nursing Licensure of having made application for licensure. Good communication skills. Good analytical skills necessary to develop and implement a plan for nursing care appropriate to the patient and to solve problems concerning patient's mental or physical well-being. The ability to concentrate and prioritize, plan and perform professional nursing care, resolve patient care problems, and interact with patients, families and other team members - often during stressful situations. Ability to make frequent rounds, lift patients, position patients, and to transport patients; to provide treatment and to maintain patient comfort. Must independently be able to respond to an emergency situation. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Lifting, reaching, walking, carrying, pushing, pulling. Ability to see and hear with or without mechanical aides. WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, and temperature changes. A large part of work time is standing, walking. Subject to certain distasteful patient care activities, exposure to communicable diseases. May be exposed to potential hazards such as chemical wastes, body wastes, fluids and other possible infectious material.