Job Description

Position is PRN / Per Diem  , working on Day Shift 7a-7p at Northwest Medical Center

 The Vascular Access (PICC) RN participates in increased levels of care in a dynamic setting that provides quality care to higher acuity patients that require a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter

 

The PICC RN determines best vascular access device for patient based on medications, diagnosis, and length of hospital stay and/or home IV therapy.  Reports directly to the patient's primary nurse  and/or physician as needed.  Troubleshoots and Declot VAD's or assists staff as a resource to unclot the line.  Provides education regarding  Vascular Access with patients, family, and staff.  Obtain consent and Cerner documentation.  Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.  Assists physicians during examinations and procedures.  Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.

 

 Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Education:

Required:  Associates or Diploma in nursing program

Preferred:  Bachelor's degree in nursing                                                

 

Experience:

Clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.

 

Licenses/Certifications:

"Required:

Current Arizona RN license or compact state license

American Heart Association (AHA)  or American Red Cross (ARC) BLS , ACLS 

 

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

 

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