Providence Health & Services RN - IV Therapy in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling a Registered Nurse to its IV Therapy team at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.
This team performs all central lines and peripheral IV starts for the Med/Surg units. They also perform back up IV starts for the ED, L&D, Critical Care, the Clinical Decision Unit, and Short Stay. There will be 2 additional RNs on staff until 11:30pm. The earlier hours of the shift involve the care mentioned above. However, the hours after 11:30pm will likely consist of doing stat and urgent requests as a bridge until the morning team arrives.
Highly qualified applicants will have had PICC placement training and experience. Ultrasound guided IV start experience
is a plus. This is a fast paced position, requiring RNs who are comfortable working independently.
In this position, you will:
Provide professional, comprehensive nursing care for patients in an acute care environment.
Be accountable for the delivery of coordinated, safe, compassionate, therapeutic, evidence-based quality care to patients and families, based on individual physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and appropriate care strategies throughout the lifespan.
Practice in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act in the state of employment, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses, and the ANA scope and standards of practice.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire
All Registered Nurses (RNs) without a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in nursing must obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing or higher within 3 years of hire.
A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a Bachelor's degree in nursing
Unencumbered RN license in Oregon and wherever care is delivered
If RN holds a multistate license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Healthcare Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (Healthcare Provider) upon hire.
12 months of acute care experience working with the patient population similar to the department of hire -or- completion of the specialty residency located at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Bachelor's degree in nursing
National Certification - Intravenous Therapy Certification
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Job Category: IV Therapy
Req ID: 199110