Tenet Healthcare RN PICC Nurse Fulltime Weekend Days in Birmingham, Alabama
- Extend the healing ministry of Christ through holistic, people-centered health care.
BROOKWOOD BAPTIST HEALTH VALUES
INTEGRITY - Honoring God in all we do.
SERVICE - Ministering with Respect, Compassion, and Dignity.
QUALITY - Defining the highest standard of care.
TRANSPARENCY - Showing integrity in word and deed.
INNOVATION - Having courageous creativity.
Nonexempt (Hourly - Eligible for overtime)
To assess patients with difficult access for appropriate vascular access device (VAD). To place peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) and difficult peripheral intravenous (IV) starts. To assist staff with troubleshooting catheter issues and provide education and recommendation to staff on new and existing products and policies.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS
Assesses patients for appropriate vascular access device through administration of early assessment and response to physician consults.
Assists in creating, evaluating and updating policies and procedures related to PICC and vascular access.
Documents PICC insertion procedure, complications, interventions, outcomes and family/patient education in medical record as well as enters and confirms charges.
Educates staff nurses regarding care of PICCs and serves as a resource to staff and physicians. Presents vascular access program with emphasis on PICCs during new employee orientation.
Evaluates new products related to vascular access and makes recommendations on cost savings while maintaining quality.
Maintains CEUs for certifications.
Performs procedures to insert PICC and difficult peripheral IV starts.
Performs routine dressing changes and maintenance of PICC and central venous lines.
Overall Core Job Responsibilities ratings score: N/AManager Comments0/2000 Needs Improvement Consistently Meets Expectations Exceptional
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing and two (2) years of related acute care experience.
Work experience may NOT substitute for minimum education requirement.
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS / REGISTRATIONS
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Alabama
Intravenous (IV) Certification required within ninety (90) days of hire
Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) Certification required within ninety (90) days of hire
Attends all mandatory education and training programs (including department specific) and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety and regulatory compliance as well as department safety and specific job-related hazards.
Maintains all required CEUs for certifications and licensure.
Follows the hospital exposure control plans/bloodborne and airborne pathogens.
Attire is professional, neat, clean, and appropriate for the work environment, according to the BHS and/or Department Appearance Policy and a high standard of personal cleanliness is maintained.
Reports to work on time and meets acceptable standard for attendance, based upon the department attendance policy.
KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES
Ability to multi-task
Ability to problem-solve
Knowledge and clinical competence in nursing care, knowledge and skills
Knowledge and experience in healthcare
Knowledge of sterilization procedures and infection control
Knowledge of supplies and equipment ordering and inventory control
SUPERVISORY / BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES
No fiscal responsibility.
No supervisory responsibility.
Adult: 28 years and 1 day - 60 years
Geriatric: 60 years and 1 day or older
Young Adult: 18 years and 1 day - 28 years
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENT
Bend Constantly, at least 51% of the time
Body Fluid Exposure: Yes
Carry/Lift 25-50 lbs. Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time
Carry/Lift 50-75 lbs. Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time
Carry/Lift 75-100 lbs. Frequently, from 21% to 50% of the time
Kneel Constantly, at least 51% of the time
Push/Pull Constantly, at least 51% of the time
Reach Constantly, at least 51% of the time
Twist Constantly, at least 51% of the time
Organization: Princeton Baptist Med Ctr
Title: RN PICC Nurse Fulltime Weekend Days
Requisition ID: 1805005150