Community Health Systems Registered Nurse-PRN-Day-Vascular Access Services(PICC Team) in Petersburg, Virginia


The Vascular Assess nurse is responsible for assessing patients for the need of a mid to long term vascular access device (VAD) with the goal of recognizing patients who need a mid to long term VAD at the onset of therapy and therefore providing a reliable device



  • Graduate of an accredited professional school of nursing


  • Demonstrated competency in the placement of peripheral catheters, previous experienceon an IV team or as a resource IV expert, i.e. house supervisor

  • High level skills in critical thinking and assessment related to vascular access device selection

  • Ability to work independently

  • Willingness to learn new techniques including the usage of Modified Seldinger Technique with a wire and scalpel and portable ultrasound

  • Excellent communication and teaching skills

  • High level clinical communication skills with physicians and other clinical staff

  • Willingness to maintain and improve knowledge level related to vascular access with seminars, magazines, books


License to practice in theCommonwealthofVirginiaor Compact Licensure Agreement

Current AHA BLS certification

ACLS within 24 months

Job: Nursing

Organization: Southside Regional Medical Center

Location: VA-Petersburg

Requisition ID: 1823658