Rush University Medical Center  Vascular Access RN Clinical Staffing Office in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Vascular Access RN Clinical Staffing Office

Department:

Shift: 4th (Rotating)

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty:

Job Number: 2018-3193

Job Description:

Vascular Access Nurse

Are you an experiencedVascular Access Nursepassionate about utilizing your expertise in an innovative and collaborative environment?

If so, you might be the right candidate for our Vascular Access Nurse at Rush University Medical Center.

Position Highlights:

  • The Vascular Access Nurse expertly provides and coordinates IV therapy and care for a group of patients that includes assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation.

  • The Vascular Access Nurse serves as a role model for other clinical nursing staff and collaborates with the Interventional Radiology Team.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assesses patient status

  • Plans the delivery of IV access for patients in coordination with the healthcare team.

  • Implements nursing and prescribed medical interventions and evaluates patient/family response to treatment.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of the IV nursing plan of care.

  • Contributes to teamwork within the team/division of nursing

  • Participates in quality improvement processes

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Current State of Illinois Registered Nurse licensure

  • Baccalaureate degree in nursing required or Master’s degree in nursing preferred.

  • Minimum two years previous PICC experience.

  • Current BLS certification required. ( American Heart Association or American Red Cross only)

  • Vascular Access Board Certified, VA-BC required and/or Certified Registered Nurse Infusionist, CRNI.

  • Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter, PICC certificate or PICC insertion experience required.

  • CPUI (Certified PICC Ultrasound Inserter) preferred.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush University Medical Center is a four-time Magnet® facility, the highest recognition given for nursing excellence. Rush was also the first hospital in Illinois serving adults and children to receive Magnet status.

  • Rush was ranked Best Hospital in Illinois for Nurses in 2017 by Nurse.org.

  • Leading academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 664 licensed beds.

  • Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed.

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.