Stanford Health Care Clinical Nurse (RN), Vascular Access - PICC (12 Hr Days) (42081) in Palo Alto, California

Clinical Nurse (RN), Vascular Access - PICC (12 Hr Days) (42081)

  • Job Type:Full Time

  • FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:.90/72

  • Shift:Days

  • Hours in Shift:12

  • Location:Palo Alto

  • Req:42081

Job Description

Clinical Nurse, Vascular Access PICC, 12 Hour Days, 72 Biweekly Hours, .90 FTE

The Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Program is located in the main hospital behind the Ambulatory Infusion Treatment Center (AITC). It is comprised of an inpatient program where PICC registered nurses bring the procedure to the patient's bedside and the outpatient program. There are six (6) PICC registered nurse within the adult hospital. The hospital is open 365 days a year at 10 to 12 hours a day. The registered nurses staff the outpatient program Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm. The PICC nurses place approximately 2,400 PICCs per year.

The Clinical Nurse (Registered Nurse, RN) who provides hands-on care to patients, practicing in an evidence- based manner, within the Scope of Practice of the California Nursing Practice Act, regulatory requirements, standards of care, and hospital policies. Within that role, the Nurse performs all steps of the nursing process including assessing patients; interpreting data; planning, implementing, and evaluating care; coordinating care with other providers; and teaching the patient and family the knowledge and skills needed to manage their care and prevent complications . The Nurse partners with the patient's family wherever possible, considering all aspects of care, to deliver family centered care. As a professional, monitors the quality of nursing care provided. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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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.

  • Valid California Registered Nurse (RN) license

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accreditated academic institute.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association

  • Able to communicate effectively in English

  • Experienced Vascular Access Nurse preferred

  • 2 to 5 years' of experience placing PICC within an acute care setting Vascular Access Certification (VA-BC) preferred

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