Gastroenterology nurses (also called GI nurses) care for and educate patients with digestive conditions, including IBD, colon cancer, hepatitis, and Crohn’s disease. GI conditions can be challenging, painful, and embarrassing for patients. GI nurses can provide comfort and medical guidance to reduce their symptoms. Gastroenterology nursing jobs are available in hospitals, labs, clinics, and outpatient surgery centers around the country. Explore our GI travel nurse jobs, with opportunities for GI RNs and GI Lab nurses, and secure your next assignment.
Gastroenterology nurse jobs enable nurses to help improve patients’ quality of life through education and care during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. With their specialized training, GI nurses can assist GI physicians in performing colonoscopies and endoscopies, and teach patients how to manage their condition, medications, diet, and lifestyle to reduce symptoms. GI nurses provide pre- and post-op patient care, including vital sign monitoring and administering medication during procedures. Gastroenterology nurses can help improve patients’ quality of life. The average Gastroenterology nurse salary in the United States is $83,000 to $120,000, whereas RNs can earn as much as $154,500 a year in some hospital and private practice settings.