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Geisinger Health System RN - Echocardiography Laboratory in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

Performs daily registered nurse functions in the Echo Lab Department. Participates in a variety of nursing activities necessary to the acquisition of echocardiographic examinations, stress testing, and advance imaging examinations.

Job Duties

  • Administers medications during adult conscious sedation and pharmacological stress testing.

  • Assesses patient responses to medications and testing per protocols and document information in medical record.

  • Assures all necessary paperwork and information is present for procedures.

  • Prepares patients for procedures.

  • Reviews history of allergies, medication list, etc.

  • Assesses patients physical status as well as their understanding of the procedure.

  • Provides patient and family education about procedure.

  • Ensures that patient has followed proper pre-test instructions.

  • Assesses patient per Joint Commission safety goals and follows up accordingly.

  • Applies monitoring equipment.

  • Monitors vital signs.

  • Performs emergency procedures when necessar.

  • Transports equipment to patients bedside when necessary.

  • Starts and regulates oxygen.

  • Monitors conscious sedation patients until transferred.

  • Assists with orientation of personnel and students.

  • Assists in approved research activities as needed.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

Education

Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)

Experience

Minimum of 2 years-Related work experience (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

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