HealthTrust Workforce Solutions Registered Nurse (RN)- Vascular Access (PICC)- Full Time in Austin, Texas
POSITION TYPE: Full Time and PRN
SHIFT TYPE: Varies
PICC RN is responsible for planning, organizing and evaluating patient care interventions and their effect on outcome. Supports staff, patient and family education to enhance knowledge, skills, and necessary behaviors to facilitate positive outcomes. Participates in performance improvement activities that ensure important processes and activities are measured, assessed, and improved systematically, maintains a safe and effective patient care environment.
Registered Nurse must demonstrate critical thinking skills, scientific judgment and leadership in the anticipation, planning, coordination and provision of care for the patient while performing clinical insertion of a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter, Midline, Extended Dwell catheter or IV catheter as directed by direct supervisor.
The PICC specialist is responsible and accountable for placement and monitoring of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter, Midline, Extended Dwell catheter or IV catheters with minimal supervision, under the order of a Medical Doctor and in accordance with the state Nurse Practice Act and hospital/department policies.
Must demonstrates knowledge and skill to carry out the nursing process when providing patient care satisfies established standards of nursing practice promotes teamwork with physicians, facility personnel and with other departments. Candidate must have proficient IV and or PICC insertions skills for the Adult and Pediatric population. Candidate must have proficient IV and or PICC insertions skills for the Adult and Pediatric population.
Position(s) will be based in market and required to float to other area facilities as deemed necessary by management and daily area facility and clinical needs. Call will be required.
Graduate of a recognized RN program current licensure in good standing in the state of practice
Evidence of 3 years of adult critical care nursing experience within the past five years or/PICC IV-Therapy experience
Experienced with IV-Therapy/PICC Insertion highly preferred, ACLS, BLS, required and PALS credentials required within 60 days
Must have computer knowledge and experience using Microsoft Outlook
Ability to learn advanced vascular access procedures for both Adult and Pediatric patients
Ability to travel within Division and Market
Specialty: Vascular Access Services
Job Type: Full-time