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Registered Nurse - RN - Vascular Access (Full Time, Night Shift) - Miami, FL - Vascular Access

Company: Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - RN - Vascular Access (Full Time, Night Shift) - Miami, FL

Job Summary

Provides evidence-based vascular access care for pediatric patients that include Intravenous (IV) Access, Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) line placement %26amp; insertion, and dressing changes. Supports nursing units, collaborates with RNs and medical staff, and educates patients and families on the procedure in a compassionate patient and family centered care environment. Supports and upholds quality standards of a Magnet designated hospital and Patient Bill of Rights. Practices under the supervision of the Nursing Manager/Director.

Job Specific Duties

  • Provides Vascular Access nursing care including Peripheral Intravenous (IV), Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) line insertion, placement, monitoring and dressing changes.%26nbsp;
  • Communicates with the physician or disciplines involved regarding patient%26#39;s progress, critical findings, changes in the patients%26#39; condition, and IV therapy complications and procedure.%26nbsp;
  • Educates patients and families on Vascular Access procedure, documents the teaching in the Electronic Health Record, and notifies RN and/or physician of any patient/family concerns.%26nbsp;%26nbsp;
  • Assesses all body systems, absence of blood borne infections, surgical site infections, and observes skin integrity for prevention of skin breakdown.%26nbsp;
  • Follows physician%26rsquo;s orders and administers medications. Adheres to the six rights of Medication Administration.%26nbsp;%26nbsp;
  • Plans, implements and documents the plan of care in collaboration with other disciplines and services to assure safe and efficient care.%26nbsp;
  • Delegates nursing care based on knowledge of staff qualifications and competency.%26nbsp;
  • Performs reassessments as per policy, when there is a change in the plan of care or an intervention is performed.%26nbsp;
  • Assembles medical equipment and supplies for procedure and restocks supplies.%26nbsp;%26nbsp;
  • Accesses electronic health record independently according to hospital policy and completes accurate and timely documentation in the patient%26rsquo;s electronic health record.%26nbsp;%26nbsp;
  • Promotes an %26quot;error free%26quot; working environment by consistently providing high-quality, safe care as per hospital policies. Conducts prevention rounding and follows up on identified concerns promptly.%26nbsp;
  • Assesses all body systems, ensures safe, effective, efficient care delivery with emphasis on the absence of medication errors, avoidance of falls,ouch-free procedural pain and reduction of pain.
  • Completes the hand off process at shift change, provides patient information, communicates pending IV%26#39;s, PICC line insertions, and dressing changes.%26nbsp;%26nbsp;

Keywords: Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami , Registered Nurse - RN - Vascular Access (Full Time, Night Shift) - Miami, FL - Vascular Access, Healthcare , Miami, Florida

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