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Clinical Educator RN Endoscopy

Company: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location: Clive
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Overview MercyOne Central Iowa operates four not-for-profit Catholic medical centers in Des Moines West Des Moines Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals - MercyOne Children's Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive (965 beds total) - along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care pediatric internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893 MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines and is also one of the largest employers in the state with more than 7000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1000 physicians and allied health associates. MercyOne Central Iowa is a member of MercyOne which was founded in 1998 through a collaboration between CommonSpirit Health and Trinity Health - two of the country's foremost not-for-profit Catholic health organizations. MercyOne has more than 20000 colleagues in Iowa and surrounding states. MercyOne provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance. We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Free Premium Membership to with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program Responsibilities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Maintains orientation program, which is current with the standards of clinical practice in the endoscopy setting and implements it for all new staff.
    • Acts as a liaison between new staff, current employees and the Director
    • Develops and coordinates educational activities of the department including continuing education of staff members and orientation of staff to new equipment/procedures.
    • Acts as resource person in such areas as policies and procedures, SGNA standards and other clinical topics, regulatory requirements (Joint Commission, OSHA) and suggests updates to policies and procedures as needed.
    • Acts as professional role model and assists staff (especially preceptors) in professional development.
    • Supports and participates in departmental Performance Improvement projects.
    • Coordinates BLS, ACLS and PALS training of department staff.
    • Coordinates point of care testing competencies for Endoscopy staff
    • Actively participates in meetings and on inter-, intradepartmental, and external committees as assigned.
    • Coordinates and implements plan for competency evaluation of Endoscopy staff.
    • Routinely performs procedures in the Endoscopy area maintaining a high level of visibility and interaction with both staff and physicians.
    • Serves as a resource and role model in clinical practice
    • Participates in the development, implementation and review of policies and procedures that guide and support Endoscopy Qualifications MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :
      • Possession of a current or compact state license as a registered nurse issued/defined by the State of Iowa.
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • SGNA membership encouraged.
      • Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
      • ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire.
      • Certification encouraged within three years of appointment to position.
      • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.
      • Ability to read, write and speak English. Pay Range$27.70-$44.32

Keywords: MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, Des Moines , Clinical Educator RN Endoscopy, Healthcare , Clive, Iowa

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