RN - Registered Nurse - Vascular Access - Pediatrics
Company: OU Medicine
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: October 18, 2020
SHIFT TIME: FULL TIME- DAYS
Under general supervision, provides PICC Line Placement and
Infusion education in the PICC program.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position.
Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an
accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
* Consults on special patient cases where a need for PICC
(Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter) Line placement and
instruction has been identified
* Establishes a treatment plan for patients and their families to
* Serves as a resource person for medical and hospital staff
regarding PICC placement and education. Consults with healthcare
team on complication management
* Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients
* Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and
prescribed medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order
on assigned patients
* Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients
* Observes the physiological manifestations of patients and
intervenes when necessary
* Interacts with family and patient regarding care plan while in
the hospital and at time of discharge
* Informs patient and family of hospital procedures
* Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate
* Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
Successful completion of Vascular Access Device Selection,
Insertion and Management online course offered by Bard Access
Systems within six months of hire.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year experience with PICC Line placement
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Possession of a
current license issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a
Registered Nurse. BLS (American Heart Association) certification
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have current knowledge of nursing role in PICC Line placement.
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and
procedures. Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate
nursing services and apply nursing techniques. Ability to maintain
good working relationships with other employees. Good verbal and
written communication skills. Some computer skills.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in
accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all
terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations
are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified
individuals with disabilities.
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