Registered Nurse PICC Team Full Time Nights Tampa at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 7/15/2021

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    Tampa, FL
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    3 - Night

Job Description


PICC Team Full Time Night Shift AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time/ Night

    You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Performs proper documentation for all procedures and assessments in the patient electronic medical record.  Performs venous access related procedures within the scope of practice of the RN licensure.  Functions appropriately in Code Blue and other clinical emergencies. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions. Interprets and verifies physician orders, investigates questionable situations. Demonstrates continuous competency in the specific procedures related to venous access.  Provides expert resourcing to staff nurses and other departments as consulted.

  • Obtains patient assessment, evaluating diagnosis, previous medical history, existing infusion related complications, and ordered therapy as relates to current venous access consult.  Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret data relative to patients’ age and infusion therapy and venous access needs as related to the appropriate access.

  • Identifies individualized plan of care based on patients’ needs related to both infusion therapy and the venous access consult and intervenes appropriately.  Evaluates patients’ developmental level, identifies increased physical/emotional dependency needs and evaluates availability of support system consistent with assessment.

  • Evaluates the need for and provides patient teaching in all aspects of the venous access specialty.

  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities.  Demonstrates accurate documentation and monitoring of activities as needed.  Reflects a working knowledge of Florida Hospital’s Policies and Procedures in daily activities.  Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.  Communicates with Department Supervisor, Clinical Specialist, or Educator as needed to enhance excellence in the delivery of patient care.

  • Follows CDC guidelines for sterile technique and isolation, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs hand washing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.

  • Manages and intervenes appropriately for the patient with current venous access issues, including but not limited to: prioritization, appropriate venous access choice for age, therapy, and any current complication’s impact on the needs for IV therapy.

  • Prioritizes work load and triages assignments to VAS Team as work load dictates to meet patient needs.


What You Will Need:

  • Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Peripheral Intravenous Access Validation
  • PICC Validation
  • Port Validation
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
  • ACLS, PALS, NRP as defined by unit competencies (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing (Preferred)
  • Experience in a specialty area(s) (Preferred)
  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner in Florida or licensure from another state with verification of application and eligibility for Florida licensure by endorsement.
  • PICC Certification
  • Certified Registered Nurse of Infusion (CRNI)
  • VA-BC Certification

Job Summary:

The Venous Access Registered Nurse provides self-directed, effective nursing care to groups of patients and other duties as assigned in accordance with Division of Nursing standards and pursuant to Florida Department of Professional Regulation, Chapter 464.003 (3) (a): “Practice of professional nursing means the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skill based upon applied practices of psychological, biological, physical, and social sciences which shall include, but not limited to:

1.      The observation, assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care; health teaching and counseling of the ill, injured or infirmed; and the promotion of wellness, maintenance of health and prevention of illness and others.

2.      The administration of medication and treatments as prescribed or authorized by a duly licensed practitioner authorized by the laws of this state to prescribe such medications and treatments.

3.      The supervision and teaching of other personnel in the theory and performance of any of the above acts.”

The Venous Access RN is a registered professional nurse validated as a Vascular Access Specialist, who is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total vascular access care to all age groups as identified in the direct care responsibilities. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating), in achieving the goals of the Venous Access Services department.  Communicates with Department Supervisor, Clinical Specialist or Educator as needed to enhance excellence in the delivery of patient care.  Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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