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RN - Vascular Access - Sign On Bonus in Culver City at Southern California Hospitals at Culver City

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description



RN - Vascular Access

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Vascular Access RN provides PICC Line or Midline insertion to patients following standard PICC Line or Midline procedures. Leads, plans, controls and evaluates nursing practices and operations as it relates to Vascular Access. Provides patient care to an assigned group of patients and is considered the clinical expert and resource for Vascular Access.  Performs professional nursing duties that incorporate the psychosocial, psychomotor and age appropriate cognitive skills of the patient/family/significant other to assess, plan, intervene and advocate for the patient on an ongoing basis.  Acts as a role model and mentor to a variety of new graduate nurses, orientees and support staff.



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Appropriately inserts PICC lines or Midlines per procedures and physicians’ order. Places peripheral IVs when the use of ultrasound is required to obtain intravenous access. Provides patient care in a safe, effective and age appropriate manner that meets scope of practice and standards of nursing practice.  Recognizes change in patient's clinical conditions, taking appropriate action. Effectively collaborates with the health care team to intervene, and advocate as necessary. Intervenes appropriately in instances of abuse, assault or neglect, or when adequate financial or social resources are not available.  Makes appropriate referrals to resolve patient issues effectively.
  • Provides ongoing assessments and documents the patient's physical and psychosocial condition, as well as response to care.  Consistently ensures nursing practice is evidence based, within scope of licensure and compliant with hospital wide standards of nursing care, including core measures. Ensures Infection Control procedures and HIPPA compliance.
  • Collaborates with staff, physicians and members of the healthcare team, ensuring the coordination of care between other disciplines and support staff.  Ensures that care is safe and of high quality and acts as a source of information and articulately responds to questions, providing resources, guidance, and education about treatment plan, plan of care, and medications.
  • Empathizes with patient and patient support systems, expresses compassion and understanding for the situation and demonstrates care which is appropriate for the age, and cultural, religious, gender identity, or ethnic background.  Engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work and takes deliberate/thoughtful actions regarding how to best carry out interactions with the patient, families, physicians, and co-workers.


Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.

Minimum Experience: Six (6) months recent experience working as a Vascular Access Nurse, or minimum two (2) years' recent experience working as a registered nurse in an acute care facility required. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Ability to work variable shifts including on-call, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a constantly changing environment. Bilingual skills to communicate effectively with patients and families preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Active, current, and unencumbered Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California required. AHA Basic Life Support and AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles City Employees only) required. Certified Vascular Access Nurse preferred.



Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance


How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

EEOC is the Law: https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Keywords: Cardiac Cath, Registered Nurse. Nursing, RN, Vascular Tech, Vascular Access

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