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Registered Nurse - UC Medical Center - PICC Team Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Registered Nurse - UC Medical Center - PICC Team

University of Cincinnati Medical Center - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 4/9/2021 - Expires: 5/10/2021

Job ID: 226115311


Job Description

Title: Registered Nurse
Location: UC Medical Center
Department: PICC Team
Shift: Day/Evening
Hours: Full Time (36 hours a week)

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Primary Purpose: The PICC and Ultrasound Guided Peripheral IV (UGPIV) Team consists of Registered Nurses who are experts in the arena of vascular access. The UGPIV Nurse is a Registered Nurse who inserts and monitors ultrasound guided IV's, midlines and extended dwell catheters and works in tandem with the PICC RN to meet the vascular access needs of patients within the system. The UGPIV/PICC RN will demonstrate critical thinking and assessment skills related to vascular access, products and procedures while working collaboratively with providers and clinical staff to achieve patient outcomes. Care will be delivered maintaining maximum patient safety, high quality, efficient and personalized care to patients, families visitors, and other employees with respect for dignity of the individual and their physical, psychological, sociological, cultural and spiritual needs.

Job Duties:
  • Evaluate the appropriateness of vascular access request
  • Is competent in utilization of imaging equipment and PICC /midline catheter supplies
  • Knowledgeable in anatomy and physiology as it pertains to proper placement of PICC and midline catheters
  • Passing grade on the basic dysrhythmias/EKG exam upon orientation completion and annually
  • Maintain competency in EKG interpretation related to catheter placement
  • Must demonstrate principles and practice of sterile technique and infection prevention
  • Maintain current skills, knowledge, and competencies in area of specialty. Utilize evidence-based practice, research, clinical judgment, and nursing skills based on the principles of psychological, biological, physical, and social science in planning and providing care. Document care provided accurately and in timely manner utilizing Epic. Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care. Serve as the patient advocate. Work collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and interdisciplinary team members to plan and deliver care.
  • Participates in unit based PI activities to positively impact patient outcomes. Monitor and evaluate quality of care with focus on patient safety and implementing change to ensure best practice in the Radiology Department. Serve as a clinical resource to unit/department and to new associates. Knows patient satisfaction goals and expectations to meet customer needs in a positive and professional manner. Exhibit excellent verbal and telephone communication skills with all customers. Utilize the values adhered to in all interactions
  • Stays current related to unit/department/medical center activities, policy and procedure changes, and regulatory requirements.
  • Must be able to perform above duties based on "population served" standards / competencies to include age-specific and diverse patient types.

Education : Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Associate's degree, minimum required. Bachelor's degree, preferred.

License and Certification :
Current Ohio RN License.
Basic Life Support (American Heart Assoc.) current before end of department orientation.

Years of Experience : 2 years of nursing experience

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

Identified Skills

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
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Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 4
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 4