TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Ability to work independently.Communicates effectively and appropriately to patient, family and other health care providers.Completes required paperwork.Provides patient education about the PICC (or midline) insertion and the care and maintenance issues post insertionParticipates in performance improvement activities by providing information about each PICC (or midline) insertion to the facility staff as requestedDemonstrates ability to assess patient past and current medical history including laboratory values, venous and muscle skeletal status that is pertinent in qualifying a patient as a candidate for PICC placement.Assures physicians order on chart for PICC placement.Assures Informed Consent has been obtained.Performs time out; correct patient identifier prior to initiating PICC procedure.Demonstrates ability to perform PICC placement maintaining aseptic technique utilizing measures that prevent patient discomfort and trauma related to procedure.Demonstrates high level skills in critical thinking and assessment related to vascular access devices.Maintains clinical competency by inserting a minimum of six PICCs/year and by performing one observed successful PICC insertionDocuments insertion of PICC (or midline), confirmation of placement by radiologist for PICC, and medication administration, in accordance with company policyProvides facility nurses/staff instructions about the patient's PICC (or midline) care and maintenanceAssist Territory Managers in meetings for clinical support as neededAssist Director of Vascular Access in facility rounds to meet with and support Directors of Nursing, Administration and Nursing staffIs responsible for the fiscal viability of the PICC program by entering the charges for the insertion, proper usage of equipment, and productive use of timeMaintains patient confidentiality.SKILLS|EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Degree in NursingCurrent RN (Registered Nursing) licensePICC CertificationCurrent B...

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