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This Staff Nurse will be responsible for:
Providing vascular access nursing care incorporating the Boston Children's Hospital Nursing Synergy Model components.
Placement of peripheral IVs and PICC lines for patients from infancy to adult using vascular visualization devices including ultrasound.
Consulting with staff related to vascular access devices and complications of vascular access.
Caring for and maintaining vascular access devices and clinical interventions for PICC issues: including clearance of occluded catheters, removal of catheters with resistance, dressing protocols for skin issues.
Providing unit-based education.
Participating in quality and process improvement projects.
Schedule: 12-hour shifts, day/evening rotation with occasional night coverage, every third weekend.
To qualify, you must have:
Minimum of 2 - 3 years RN experience, including experience inserting and caring for vascular access devices. Pediatric experience strongly preferred.
Experience in the use of vascular visualization devices including ultrasound guidance, PICC insertion and pediatric vascular access experience strongly preferred.
CRNI or VA-BC certification strongly preferred.
The Boston Children's Hospital Vascular Access Service is expanding our program to meet the evolving needs of our multiple patient care areas; including critical care, inpatient and ambulatory patient populations.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.