PICC RN Contractor - #495034

TridentCare


Date: 10/14/2021 12:31 PM

City: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Ability to work independently.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately to patient, family and other health care providers.
  • Completes required paperwork.
  • Provides patient education about the PICC (or midline) insertion and the care and maintenance issues post insertion
  • Participates in performance improvement activities by providing information about each PICC (or midline) insertion to the facility staff as requested
  • Demonstrates ability to assess patient past and current medical history including laboratory values, venous and muscle skeletal status that is pertinent in qualifying a patient as a candidate for PICC placement.
  • Assures physicians order on chart for PICC placement.
  • Assures Informed Consent has been obtained.
  • Performs time out; correct patient identifier prior to initiating PICC procedure.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform PICC placement maintaining aseptic technique utilizing measures that prevent patient discomfort and trauma related to procedure.
  • Demonstrates high level skills in critical thinking and assessment related to vascular access devices.
  • Maintains clinical competency by inserting a minimum of six PICCs/year and by performing one observed successful PICC insertion
  • Documents insertion of PICC (or midline), confirmation of placement by radiologist for PICC, and medication administration, in accordance with company policy
  • Provides facility nurses/staff instructions about the patient's PICC (or midline) care and maintenance
  • Assist Territory Managers in meetings for clinical support as needed
  • Assist Director of Vascular Access in facility rounds to meet with and support Directors of Nursing, Administration and Nursing staff
  • Is responsible for the fiscal viability of the PICC program by entering the charges for the insertion, proper usage of equipment, and productive use of time
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.

SKILLS|EXPERIENCE:



  • Current RN (Registered Nursing) license
  • Current BLS certification
  • Must have good knowledge base for caring for central venous catheters.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • 2 years of OR, IR, or PICC insertion experience preferred

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