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PRN - Clinical Nurse RN - GI Lab

at Truman Medical Centers

Posted: 5/20/2019
Job Reference #: 14312
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Tracking Code
14312-124
Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

A Registered Nurse who assists in the assessment and care of patients undergoing gastroenterology procedures, including pre-procedure, intra-procedure and post procedural care. Assists in endoscopic procedures as well as other GI procedures to include liver biopsies, anorectal and esophageal manometry, 24 hour ph, pill cam and paracentesis. Provides moderate sedation if needed. Follow established standards and practices under the direction of a gastroenterologist. Sets up equipment for procedural being performed, obtains and records patient data, and assesses patient during these procedures and delivers therapy. The Registered Nurse is required to be a part of team on call for emergency procedures after hours, weekends, and holidays. Initiates emergency interventions as appropriate. Ensures appropriate care, cleaning and maintenance of all equipment.

Required Skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing or ADN.
  • Current state of Missouri license as a Registered Nurse. Current BCLS and ACLS.
  • Ability to perform independently in critical situations.
  • Minimum of 2 years critical care or related experience (ICU, CCU, GI, PACU or Emergency Department)
Job Location
Hospital Hill - Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Position Type
PRN