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PICC RN CONTRACTOR

at Trident USA Health Services

Posted: 8/31/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: f9ae116b-66b2-47e5-94be-c78fed87dcb8
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DESCRIPTION

  • 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 Proper Informed Consent has been obtained.
  • Performs time out; correct patient identifier prior to initiating PICC procedure.
  • Demonstrates clinical proficiency performing ultrasound guided PICC insertions 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.
  • Documents procedure in patient’s permanent medical record.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Maintains PICC certification of completion from a state approved educational provider for PICC theoretical course; with Didactic and supervised practicum.
  • Maintains yearly PICC competency.
  • Ability to work independently and possess strong communication and teaching skills.
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel within designated market.
  • Continues ongoing education and improves knowledge level related to vascular access and current trends in infusion therapy.
  • PICC Certification and Malpractice Insurance.