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

Description:

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

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited professional school of nursing

Experience:

  • 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

Licenses/Certificates:

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