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Vascular Access-Infection Control Nurse

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Job ID: 65346
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

The Vascular Access Nurse is a Registered Nurse who inserts and monitors PICC, Midlines and ultrasound guided IV's for patients greater than 17 years of age. Acts as a resource to staff regarding vascular access line therapy and IV assessment, products and procedures. Assists with difficult IV access when needed. Monitors post placement (PICC and Midline) care on a regular basis. Regularly rounds on all inpatients with a central line. Assumes responsibility for review and revision of all Nursing Policies and Procedures related to IV Therapy. Participates in performance improvement activities related to vascular access. Participates in other Infection Control and Prevention related duties such as reporting communicable diseases, monitoring indwelling catheters, completing defect analysis on infection cases, performing audits, and other duties as assigned.         

EDUCATION
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. BSN within 3 years of employment required.
  • EXPERIENCE
    • Two years relevant RN experience. Experience with Vascular Access Team (PICC and Midline) preferred. Charge Nurse / Preceptor experience preferred. Infection control and prevention experience preferred.
  • LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION
  • Current licensure to practice as registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina.
  • BLS certification required. ACLS preferred.
  • Specialty certification by Association for Vascular Access (VA-BC) within 3 years of employment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

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