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Children's Hospital Boston Registered Nurse, Vascular Access, Inpatient (40 hrs) in Boston, Massachusetts

67252BRJob Posting Title:Registered Nurse, Vascular Access, Inpatient (40 hrs)Department:Patient Services-NursingAutoReqId:67252BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:NursingJob Posting Description:This Staff Nurse will be responsible for:

  • Providing vascular access nursing care incorporating the Boston Children’s Hospital Nursing Synergy Model components.

  • Insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters and PICCs for patients from infancy to adult using vascular visualization devices, including ultrasound.

  • Patient/family education.

  • 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.

  • Working 40 hours per week,12-hour shifts, day/evening/night rotation and every third weekend. (Schedule would include 3 12s every 2 weeks and 4 12s on the third week)

To qualify, you must have:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • 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.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork.

Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular