Oct 08, 2020

Registered Nurse GI Endoscopy Lab

  • Vanderbilt Health
  • Nashville, TN, USA

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse, GI Endoscopy Lab applies the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning.


Department Summary:

The department consists of procedure rooms, preoperative holding rooms, a post anesthesia care unit, pre-admission assessment and testing clinic and a postoperative recovery area. There are 19 beds, 12 of which are fully equipped procedural rooms.


We strive to improve patient outcomes reflect the quality of our systems, outstanding teamwork, and effective engagement with patients, caregivers, and our community.You will join a team with great comradery among staff members, great relationships with surgeons, and be in an environment where you can learn and grow due to the three rotational areas (Triage, Surgery and Recovery) in which you will be exposed.


Vanderbilt is a leader in treating digestive disorders. We use the most advanced techniques and technology in the region. Our pioneering research, highly trained providers and dedicated staff have led U.S. News and World Report to rank us among the top 25 digestive disease centers in America.


Our diagnostic and treatment center is absolutely state-of-the-art. Our highly specialized physicians and advanced nurse practitioners are experts in diagnosing and treating digestive disorders. We work with other specialists at Vanderbilt to find the best treatments for our patients, so you can count on receiving excellence in complete care here.

GI Endoscopy Lab:

  • The goals of the Gastroenterology Division are to provide outstanding medical care to persons with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, to train gastroenterology and to perform cutting-edge biomedical research to improve our understanding of digestive diseases.

  • We have 40 full time faculty in the division including research and clinical faculty.

  • There are three strong goals that define the GI Division:

    • The first component is a strong biomedical research with faculty that is focused on innovative discovery-based research.

    • The second is the education and training of medical students, residents, postdoctoral fellows, GI research and GI Clinical fellows.

    • Third the clinical and endoscopic practice at Vanderbilt is focused on compassionate and outstanding patient care.

Position Shift: Full time days


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Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt’s mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.


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We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.


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