Endoscopy Nurse Manager

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We are looking for a nurse with endoscopy experience to work at our facility that specializes in colonoscopy and gastroscopy procedures. We have a vacancy for the Nurse Manager role.  Hours are typically 7:30 am to 5:30 pm on average.  The manager role would require shifts 4 to 5 days per week.

For more information about the clinic please visit www.vaughanendoscopy.com

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • As manager, be involved in hiring, orientation, and scheduling of the nursing staff. Evaluate performance of nursing team and provide feedback.
  • Make the monthly endoscopy schedule based on Gastroenterologist availability
  • Coordinate the set up of the clinic as it relates to medical supplies, ordering, and inventory maintenance.
  • Help with the development of Standard Operating Procedures for the clinic
  • Anticipate and proactively deal with issues to help operate the clinic effectively.
  • Assess patients, assist the physician in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures, and provide complex nursing care for patients.
  • Use clinical judgment in the assessment, treatment and discharge of patients from the VEC, including anticipating patient requirements during the procedure and while in recovery.
  • Act quickly in emergent situations, intervening in the course of care to ensure a high quality patient care outcome.
  • Effective operation of all items and matters related to the endoscopic procedure and process. This includes all physical endoscopy and recovery area supplies.
  • Report to Medical Director. Communicate all significant issues to the VEC Executive and the Business Manager

FORMAL TRAINING:

  • Graduate from a Bachelor of Science in Nursing 
  • Must be registered with the Ontario College of Nurses.
  • Must have current ACLS

EXPERIENCE:

  • Recent previous experience in Gastroenterology and endoscopy procedure room skills 
  • Experience working with IV conscious sedation preferred.
  • Minimum 4 years current acute medical/surgical nursing experience.
  • Management experience preferred.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill working with computer technology.
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently and within a team environment
  • Strong leadership, communication and decision making skills required.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
  • Advanced nursing assessment skills, including physical examination.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations in a professional manner.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment, complete tasks accurately in a timely manner.