Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Inserts and monitors peripherally inserted central catheters using sterile techniques and safety precautions. Completes appropriate PICC insertion charges and procedural documentation as per hospital policy and procedures.
Serves as a resource for staff with regards to peripherally inserted central catheter assessment, products and procedures regarding the care of the patient with the above mentioned apparatus.
Serves as a resource for all hospital personnel and patients and their families.
Assess patient’s eligibility and needs for peripherally inserted central catheters. Notify physician if patient does not meet criteria for PICC insertion. Document patient record(s) accordingly.
Overall control of the quality and performance improvement tracking related to PICC lines and continued care of the patients with peripheral inserted central catheters.
Provides in-service training and educational resources to staff as related to PICC lines and care of peripherally inserted central catheter access.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Frequent independent judgment is required.
Must be able to handle clinical situations requiring use of sound professional judgment and critical-thinking skills. This includes clinical assessment, data, and patient response.
The employee is responsible for providing quality patient care.
Must be able to continuously maintain sterile technique during PICC line insertion and adhere to safety precautions with every patient.
Must be able to function in a calm and professional manner during stressful situations.
Assessment, reassessment and critical-thinking skills must be utilized in dealing with changes in patient outcomes.
Basic computer skills are required.
Must be able to work as a team with other clinical and non-clinical professionals.
Unit specific competency must be met within 90 days of start date.
Must have at least two years of clinical experience in PICC line insertion and one year of recent experience practicing as registered nurse in a hospital setting.
Active FL Registered Nurse license
Must have basic EKG knowledge with appropriate certification.
Must possess and maintain PICC line certification.
The PICC Registered Nurse is responsible for the placement, monitoring and assessment of peripherally inserted central catheters. This position serves as a resource for patient care within an assigned group of patients as related to other clinical activities. The PICC Nurse is responsible for overall control of the quality and performance improvement tracking related to PICC lines and continued care of the patients with centrally inserted central catheters. Provides educational resources as related to PICC lines and care of the centrally inserted central catheters. Incumbent must utilize both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment. Uses the nursing skills of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation in their patient care delivery.
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