Educator- Heartburn Center, CDH Joint Venture, FT, Days

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Education
Posted on December 11, 2021
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  • Coordinates overall care of patients participating in the Heartburn Treatment Center
  • Performs initial patient consultation and teaches all steps of prescribed treatment process. Schedules and performs motility and pH procedures
  • Works also with specialty physicians in discharge process of selected inpatients Serves as resource in staffing endoscopy labs and recovery rooms
  • Provides Endoscopy staff and others as well with educational training Participates in educational activities in the community.
  • Provides daily patient teaching concerning the effects of untreated heartburn and the process of procedures that help cure this problem.
  • Calls on and teaches physicians and others about new procedures and follow up care
  • Initiates presentations to staff in medical field as well as lay public
  • Schedules Heartburn Treatment Center procedures.
  • Generates and distributes procedure reports.
  • Provides phone line response to Heartburn Center.
  • Enters data into national registry.
  • Performs charting, filing, and charging of procedures.
Performance Improvement:
  • Initiates and participates in hospital and departmental PI activities.
  • Must be a graduate RN from an accredited School of Nursing and hold a current license from the state of Mississippi.
  • ACLS certification
  • Preceptor
  • Certification of Gastroenterology Nursing, desireable
  • Maintains additional educational hours in specialized Endoscopy procedures
  • Competency in computer skills, logician, SCM, Encore