Registered Nurse - Vascular Access Nurse - (Per Di
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Newark, DE 19713
Christiana Care currently is currently recruiting for a Registered Nurse in the Vascular Access Nursing team at Christiana Hospital to be responsible and accountable for pediatric, adult, adolescent, and geriatric patients to provide Vascular Access Nursing care to patients through the nursing process in collaboration with other healthcare team members.
-Twice Recognized as Magnet Status Hospital.
-Growth Opportunities defined by our Clinical Ladder.
-Generous PTO, Competitive pay with shift differentials & Robust Benefits Package. Choose an incentive option with or without benefits.
-Opportunity to sharpen vascular access nursing skills.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs and documents assessment of patients on admission and throughout hospital stay, initiating, individualizing and evaluating the plan of care including patient response and outcome related to Vascular Access Nursing.
Assesses patient/family’s learning needs and carries out teaching measures such as the central line teaching record.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge related to Vascular Access Nursing necessary to provide care to pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify patient needs, and to provide the care needed.
Initiate IV therapy in a safe and effective manner.
Performs work safely, adhering to established safety and infection control practices.
- BSN required; or commitment to obtaining within three years of date of hire.
- Qualified candidates should be highly motivated and energetic
- Must have a minimum of 1 year of previous Medical/Surgical experience required and previous IV experience.
- BLS required.
Hours: This is a Unit Based Per Diem position for 32 hours per month.
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.