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Staff Nurse-Endoscopy

Company Name:
Minnesota Hospital Association
St. Luke''s Hospital
Duluth
## Job Description
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
BLS certification required
Current registration in MN as RN
One (1) year recent acute care nursing experience required.
JOB SUMMARY
The Staff Nurse, Endoscopy applies and demonstrates knowledge of the delivery of professional nursing care, including all aspects of practice, as defined by the MN Board of Nursing and reinforced in St. Luke''s policies. Plans, delegates to, and organizes nursing personnel. Manages and coordinates information between patient, family and healthcare team members; provides for education of patient''s families and staff and evaluates outcomes. Integrates clinical knowledge and technical skills required for the practice of endoscopy nursing as delineated in the endoscopy nurse orientation checklist.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of recent acute care nursing experience.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license in Minnesota to practice as registered nurse. ACLS certification upon hire or successful completion of ECG modules during orientation and ACLS within six (6) months of employment. BLS certification with a designation of either: "Healthcare Provider," or "CPR for the Professional Rescuer," or "Military Training Network." The BLS certification is required upon hire for hires after 11/11/2013. PALS within one (1) year of hire. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education: N/A
Experience: Recent critical care, operative or procedural based nursing experience preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of current principles and techniques of nursing practice; knowledge of the practical application of the nursing process and physical assessment. Ability to function as a team leader, primary nurse and role model; to accept individual responsibility and accountability for decisions and outcome; to communicate effectively with patients, families, personnel and Physicians and establish professional working relationships with the same; to recognize the legal limits of nursing practice; to maintain professional competency through continuing education and independent study. Ability to support St. Luke''s goals and objectives.
READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching. Ability to see, hear, stand, bend, kneel, walk and lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 - 8 hours)
Walk - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Sit - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Reach with hands and arms - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Bending-repetitive forward - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
Up to 10 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Up to 25 pounds - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)
Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours)
Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
WORKING CONDITIONS
Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases; contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations; may perform emergency care; occasionally subjected to irregular hours; occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.
Employment Type: Part-time- to be added to existing position
Schedule: Day/Evenings- after hours & weekend off premise call
Hours: .10, to be added, as scheduled, Req # - 12335

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