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Endoscopy Nurse

Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
8 May 2019
8 Jun 2019

Job Description

The client will provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring, and compassion are at the centre of all we do.

To provide professional nursing skills in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care for assigned patients to the endoscopy unit.

To provide clinical support and knowledge to patients and staff within the clinical areas in the Endoscopy unit.

Participate in the decontamination, traceability, and maintenance of endoscopes and other specialist equipment used in endoscopic and non-endoscopic procedures and providing technical assistance during such procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

Provides direct care to assigned patients.

To ensure the provision of a high standard of nursing care to patients attending the Endoscopy unit, working within agreed policies and procedures.

Executes physician's orders for all assigned patients; safely and properly administers medications and treatments.

Notifies appropriate nursing and medical staff to changes in the patient's status.

Independently performs duties and assumes responsibility for the care of assigned patients.

Performs techniques and routines in the specialty service area.

Performs or assists others to perform proper aseptic techniques, isolation procedures, and infection control measures.

Documents nursing care in all assigned patient records and the hospital Meditech system.

Maintains patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.

Evaluates care given including the patient response.

Reassesses and documents the proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes.

Demonstrates the ability to assess patient's understanding of and compliance with instructions and health care teaching.

Reviews documentation of instructions, teaching topics, and patient response with the Nurse Manager or designee.

Adheres to internal controls established for the endoscopy department.

Performs related duties as required by the endoscopy department.


Nursing & Midwife Board of Ireland (NMBI) Registered General Nurse license in good standing.


Minimum of 1-year post registration experience in an acute setting.

Awareness of professional responsibilities.

6 months experience working within the endoscopy setting.

Endoscopy specific qualifications.



Career Advancement

Health Insurance

Postgraduate courses

For more information, please email, or call William on 089-6015307

Ref: endo1

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