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We are searching for a Registered Nurse (RN) Vascular Access Team - to perform all tasks necessary to manage the care of pediatric and adult patients needing difficult venous access, care of the central venous catheter, PICC, and midline ensuring quality patient care while minimizing related complications. The vascular access nurse will also provide education to patients, families, medical, and nursing staff in the care of peripheral and central lines. Job duties are performed in a manner that is developmentally age appropriate for the patients served including the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, and adult.
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• Bachelor's degree in nursing
• Current licensure with the Board of Nursing for the State of Texas or Nurse Licensure Compact and BLS certification
• 1 year of professional nursing experience (2yrs preferred)
• The ability to demonstrate positive and appropriate interpersonal skills, good time and resource management skills, flexibility, strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of central line care and IV insertion, and knowledge of the nursing process, critical thinking skills, and interdisciplinary collaboration
• Performs and documents assessment of the patient/family including biophysical, psychosocial, developmental (age-appropriate), culture, spiritual, and environmental needs in an organized and systematic manner
• Analyzes situations, anticipates potential problems, and detects changes in patient status
• Re-prioritizes and updates plan of care based on new information and changes to the patient’s condition; communicates this information to other health care team members and documents in the medical record
• Participates in interdisciplinary rounds and/or patient care conferences and documents in the medical record
• Assists patients/family in implementing their role in the plan of care as appropriate
• Assess patient family learning needs capabilities, preferences, and readiness to learn prior to teaching
• Demonstrates positive and effective interpersonal skills when dealing with patients/families, visitors, peers, and other health care team members
• Administers and documents medications and treatments in a timely manner
• Demonstrates willingness and ability to acquire new knowledge and utilize new skills needed to improve individual, team, and organizational performance
• Participate in unit performance improvement initiatives
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