Tuesday , February 7 2023

Vascular Access – UCSD Employment

Website University of California San Diego

Job Description:

UC San Diego Health is a Magnet designated organization, which is a prestigious recognition that applies to only 6% of all U.S. hospitals. Magnet is the “gold standard” for nursing excellence and is based on strengths in five key areas which include transformational leadership, structural empowerment, exemplary professional practice, new knowledge, innovation and improvements and empirical quality results. UC San Diego Health has held its Magnet status since 2011.
The Vascular Access Nurse is a Registered Nurse who inserts and monitors PICC, Midlines and ultrasound guided IV’s. Acts as a resource to staff regarding vascular access line therapy and IV assessment, products and procedures. Assists with difficult IV access when needed. This position may also perform chart audits, monitoring and follow-up with staff and physicians to ensure core measure compliance.
Autonomous nursing care is the ability of a nurse to assess and provide nursing actions as appropriate for patient care populations based on competence, professional expertise, and knowledge. The nurse is expected to practice autonomously consistent with ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance. Independent judgment is expected to be exercised within the context of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to patient care.
While not required, a cover letter is highly recommended when applying to this position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work various hours, days, shifts, on-call and various locations based on the 24-hour Medical Center’s business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job Requirements:

  • BSN.
  • ACLS and/or ART certification.
  • One (1) year of experience with PICC placement.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited school of Nursing.
  • RN License issued by the State of California.
  • BART or BLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of acute care, emergency room, or critical care RN experience.

Job Details:

Company: University of California San Diego

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: San Diego, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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