Clinical Nurse II - Vascular Access (0.9 FTE, Nights)
0.9 FTE, 12 Hour Night Shift
At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.
The Clinical Nurse is responsible for performing the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) and delivering safe therapeutic nursing care in consultation/collaboration with interdisciplinary members of the patient care team. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the ages of patients served on the assigned unit(s). Possesses the ability to assess and interpret appropriate data relative to age and to provide nursing care as needed as described in the unit’s policies and procedures: demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development through the life span; and possess an understanding of the range of treatments needed by patients.
The LPCH Vascular Access Team serves as the primary PICC insertion team for all of Packard Hospital. Inpatient and outpatient procedures are performed as needed, either with sedation or under general anesthesia. The team works in concert with physicians and surgeons, radiologists and nurses to consult, insert, help maintain and discontinue PICC lines. Peripheral IVs are also inserted when needed in cases of difficulties or special patient need, often with ultrasonic assistance. The Vascular Access nurse serves as an expert resource to other nurses and disciplines throughout the house. This position is needed to help augment the vascular access team, covering for vacations, leaves, etc.
Schedule: 72 bi-weekly hours, 12-Hour, Night shifts variable, includes every other weekend.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Graduate from an accredited nursing program. Prefer BSN.
Experience: Excellent PIV skills in pediatrics--required. Peripheral IV insertion with Ultrasound skills--highly preferred. PICC insertion experience highly preferred.
Licensure/Certification: Current California RN License, Current AHA Healthcare Provider BCLS and PALS certification.
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