Department: Vascular Access Nursing
Shift: Shift 1
Location: Gulf Coast Medical Center
Work Type: Full Time
7:30:00 AM to 8:00:00 PM
Responsible for the safe delivery and documentation of all aspects of Vascular Access (VA) patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Performs responsibilities in five areas of nursing practice utilizing critical thinking, management, problem solving and differentiation of urgency in the role of: clinician, teacher, researcher, leadership and professional development. Responsible for directing and coordinating Vascular Access nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization vision and mission. Uses knowledge of patient's age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through excellence in customer service and performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. The nurse practice is guided by the code of ethics for nurses with interpretative statements.
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
Previous IV therapy with demonstrated skills. Qualified individuals will successfully complete the competency assessment. PICC line insertion experience preferred.
|Registered Nurse License||Required|
|BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)||Required|
Proof of American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS, current for a minimum of 90 days after hire date.