One Brooklyn Health System


Posted Date 5 months ago(1/20/2023 10:28 AM)
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IMC - 7160-Nursing Endoscopy


The Registered Nurse is responsible and accountable for utilizing the nursing process in the provision of safe quality care of patients undergoing diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterological and pulmonary procedures to include patient teaching, physical and psychological preparation. An Endoscopy Registered Nurse’s duties range from pre -and intraprocedural interventions to immediate postprocedural assessment, care of equipment, specimen handling, and documentation.


  • Performs assessment/data collection in an ongoing systematic manner, focusing on physiologic, cognitive and cultural diversity of the patient.
  • Responsible for supervising and directing patient care in the endoscopy suite while ensuring proper techniques are used.
  • Ensures patient identification by checking patient identifiers.  Verifies procedure, consent, NPO status, and any allergies.
  • Communicates data collected with other health care team members participating in the patient’s care to ensure a completed Pre-Procedure Verification Checklist.  
  • Collaborates as appropriate with proceduralist and other members of the multidisciplinary team in planning interventions to meet patient and family needs.
  • Assists the proceduralist and health care team in safe patient positioning for the procedure. 
  • Intervenes with proper technique, procedure and safety precautions to meet individual needs of patients and families.
  • Evaluates and documents patient response to and outcome of care provided and revises plan of care accordingly.
  • Ensures all supplies and equipment required are sterile or high level disinfected and available for use.
  • Observes and communicates to team any changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Directs other staff when necessary and reports any unusual occurrences to proceduralist.
  • Ensures all medications on field are administered and charted.
  • Ensures care and handling of specimens, confirming labeling and quantity with proceduralist in debriefing and secured as per policy.
  • Performs other duties as required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.


  • Minimum three (3) years experience in an Endoscopy Unit, Operating Room, or Critical Care setting.

Licenses, Certifications:

  • Current NY State RN License required.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficiency with Office PC's, Desktops, and Laptop software in addition to familiarity with Microsoft Office softwares to include Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Good interpersonal skills a must.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Position may require prolonged periods of standing, walking, talking, sitting, hearing, and bending throughout the work day. 
  • May include some repetitive motions.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions without compromising patient care.


The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of One Brooklyn Health System (OBHS), and Interfaith Medical Center (IMC).


One Brooklyn Health System (OBHS), and Interfaith Medical Center are an equal opportunity employer, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, military status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or handicap or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


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