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Amergis IV Therapy Registered Nurse in South Weymouth, Massachusetts

Location: South Weymouth, MA

Duration: 13 weeks

Start Date: 2-3 weeks from job offer

Hours: 36 hours/week

Shifts: Rotating

Requirements:

  • Active MA RN License

  • COVID Vaccine + Booster

  • Flu Vaccine

  • BLS, ACLS

  • 2+ years IV experience

  • EPIC experience

    Pay Rate:

  • Travel Rate: $2,505 /week including $1,533 stipends

    Paul Antkowiak

    Amergis Healthcare Staffing

    (781) 400-7126

    paantkow@amergis.com

The Registered Nurse – IV Therapy provides and supervises intravenous nursing care to patients of all ages and is a resource for IV-related problems or procedures for the institution. The Registered Nurse is skilled and knowledgeable in a wide range of IV therapy services, a wide range of general nursing skills as well as skills specific to IV Therapy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initiates venipuncture according to physician's order

  • Possesses knowledge of varied IV access routes and assesses patient to identify appropriate method

  • Evaluates problems that affect delivery of IV fluids

  • Enforces department policies in regard to IV starts and dressing changes

  • Monitors venous access lines daily and assists in changing dressings as indicated

  • Serves as a resource person for staff nurses

  • Documents appropriate data on the patient record per facility protocol

  • Collaborates with Staff Development Clinical Instructors to provide educational resources for staff

  • Inserts PICC line and mid-line I.V. catheters, determines placement via x-ray follow-up and documents the procedure

  • Assists staff by monitoring PICC and mid-lines, declotting, performing dressing charges and discontinuing catheters with or without catheter tip cultures

  • Assists with difficult peripheral I.V. insertions

  • Plans, evaluates and implements interventions for solving I.V. related patient care problems

  • Provides I.V. therapy instruction and/or information to nursing staff, students, physicians, patients and their families

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices

  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice

  • Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency program when applicable

  • Current CPR if applicable

  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation)

  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site

  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements

  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required

  • Computer proficiency required

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

    Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • 401(k) savings plan

  • Awards and recognition programs

    *Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

    About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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