***This unit provides care for Behavioral Health overflow from the Emergency Department.***
Role Summary: Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients throughout the Endoscopy Unit (preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative) areas. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. Implements medically prescribed interventions. Cross training to all areas may be required (PeriAnesthesia and Procedural).
Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Nurses with an Associate Degree or Diploma in nursing must sign agreement to obtain BSN within 6 years of the hire date in to position. Nurses who are nearing the end of their professional career may be exempted from this.
Preferred Education: None
Required License: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. Compact license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON; BCLS
Preferred License: CGRN or CPAN Certification, certification is required after two years if not in possession upon hire.
Required Experience: Minimum one year RN experience in an ICU/PACU/ED or Endoscopy procedural setting
Preferred Experience: Minimum two years RN hospital experience