RN - PICC Per Diem Job

Saint Paul, MN, 55101
Dec 21, 2012
Feb 28, 2013
Healthcare, Nurse
Job Type
Employment Status
Part Time
RN - PICC Per Diem

Job ID: 24458
Department: PICC Team
City: St. Paul, MN
Location: RH - Regions Hospital & Clinics
Position Type: Temporary Part-Time
Anticipated Work Schedule: Must be flexible.
Shift: Day
Hrs/Pay Period: 0

Job Description:

Places peripherally inserted central lines (PICC) under the order of a physician. Performs other procedures related to PICC management including PICC removal, PICC declotting, dressing application/care and troubleshooting. Assesses and identifies patients for whom a PICC is indicated. Participates in performance improvement activities related to PICC practices and performs other duties as assigned.

Requires 2 years direct patient care in a med/surg setting in acute care, 2 years experience in infusion delivery.

Demonstrates as the time of employment and every two years thereafter, competency in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). The year when demonstration of competency is not required, a general review of CPR is required.

Knowledge of current nursing practices and techniques.
Knowledge of chemistry, math, pharmacology, anatomy and all body systems.
Knowledge of emergency procedures and medical intervention techniques.
Knowledge and understanding of Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice, Infusion Nurses Society (INS).
Ability to properly lift up to fifty pounds.
Ability to effectively participate on an interdisciplinary treatment team
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships including communication with patients, family members and co-workers.
Ability to recognize subtle changes in patient’s condition or body systems.

Graduate of an accredited nursing program. Licensed as a registered nurse by the State of Minnesota.
PICC Insertion Certificate.

Additional Information:

Looking for a team-oriented, flexible, and highly motivated individual to fill an on-call position on our PICC team.

Must have previous experience working as a PICC RN. New grads will not be considered for this role.

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