Registered Nurse - PICC/IR Part Time Days - Zehphryhills at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Part-Time
  • Date Posted:
    11/5/2020
  • Job ID:
    20024322
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse PICC/ IR Part Time AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Part Time/ Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

PICC/Vascular Access

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork.
  • Performs properly, legibly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with department policy.  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 and infusion therapy.  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.
  • 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 AdventHealth’ 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 handwashing 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.
  • Under general supervision the Venous Access RN is a registered professional nurse with leadership skills certified as a Vascular Access Specialist who is responsible for supervising and providing direct and indirect vascular access care to assigned age groups as identified in the position responsibilities.  Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Utilizing the hospital performance improvement process (assess, plan, implement, evaluate) in the goals of the Venous Access Services Department.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills and continuous competency in the specific procedures related to venous access and infusion therapy. Directs and provides supervision of patient venous access care activities of staff on shift basis ensuring staff is delegated tasks appropriate to their scope of practice, skill and the patients’ needs.  Provides and supervises others in providing expert resourcing to staff nurses and other departments as consulted. Encourages staff participation in cost containment activities.  Appropriate use and charging of patient charges and medical/surgical supplies
  • Supports Supervisor, Clinical Specialist, Educator, other Charge Nurses and Staff in promoting a harmonious practice setting that fosters collegial relations, professional development, creativity and a safe environment.  Is readily available to personnel on assigned shift for expressions of concern.  Provides stability, is supportive and has a positive attitude during periods of confusion and uncertainty from department or organizational change.  Seeks educational opportunities for professional development and acquisition of job knowledge.
  • Prioritizes workload and triages assignments to VAS Team as work load dictates to meet patient needs.
  • Has thorough knowledge of Policies & Procedures and follows AdventHealth’ s Policies & Procedures and CDC guidelines for sterile technique and isolation.

Imaging Interventional Radiology RN

  • Participates in patient care at both AdventHealth Zephyrhills and AdventHealth Dade City.
  • Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with department policy.  Utilizes proper method-paperwork or computer for documentation.
  • Obtains or delegates the obtaining of a nursing history. Evaluates for age-appropriate behavior motor skills and physiological norms of the patient. Completes the initial assessment, including pain screening.  Completes all follow-up assessments and evaluations. Assesses for signs of abuse or neglect. Evaluates patients’ developmental level, identifies increased physical/emotional dependency needs and evaluates availability of support system consistent with the age of the patient served. Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret data relative to patient age.   Able to identify individualized plan of care. Evaluates patients’ developmental level, identifies increased physical/emotional dependency needs and evaluates availability of support system consistent with the age of the patient served.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the levels of growth and skills for the neonate/infant (0-1 year), Pediatric (1-12 years), adolescent (12-18 years), and geriatric (65+ years).
  • Performs treatments and administers medications. Identifies needs and plan of care.  Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies.   Evaluates effectiveness of interventions.  Interprets and verifies physician orders correctly.  Investigates questionable situations.
  • Always completes required education in a timely manner.   Attends department meetings and other meetings as required and promotes positive dialogue with respect to meeting or exceeding department objectives.  Is fully accountable for active listening, seeks to understand all agenda items and provides feedback when requested.   Consistently reads email in order to keep up to date with information sent out via this communication method. 
  • Identifies the need for patient teaching and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis.
  • Assists with collection of data for all process improvement, and other projects, realizing final goals of department.  Contributes ideas for improvement of processes in the department.  Accepts changes in the workplace with a willing spirit. Actively participates in department and patient satisfaction initiatives.  Is aware and utilizes patient service recovery when appropriate.
  • Adheres to all infection control standards; utilizing hospital approved PPE and disinfectant agents as appropriate.  Always washes hands between patient contact(s). Properly wears dosimeter badge and seeks to minimize radiation exposure to patients, coworkers and the general public.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit.


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Peripheral Intravenous Access Validation
  • PICC Validation
  • Port Validation
  • Excellent customer care service
  • Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical administration and its effects including moderate sedation.
  • Basic computer skills including EMHR (Cerner) proficiency.
  • AS Nursing
  • Current registration with Florida State Board of Nursing as a registered professional nurse.
  • American Heart BLS/CPR
  • ACLS

Job Summary:

  • As a Venous Access Service (VAS)/ Imaging Interventional Radiology RN, you will make providing service your priority while caring for the whole person in a faith-based atmosphere.

The Venous Access Service/ Imaging Interventional Radiology RN is a registered professional nurse validated as a Vascular Access Specialist and trained in the interventional radiology setting, 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 / Radiology departments.  Communicates with Department Supervisor, Clinical Specialist or Educator as needed to enhance excellence in the delivery of patient care.  Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Utilize the nursing process in achieving the goals of the department.  Adhere to the AdventHealth rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Assists in promoting an atmosphere where the imaging staff can openly discuss process improvements.   Support the organization’s mission and vision.  Actively participates in LEAN/Kaizen activities as requested



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

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