Registered Nurse - Vascular Access/Patient Flow ~Full Time Days - HCA (Salt Lake City, Utah)
St. Mark’s Hospital
St. Mark's Hospital provides a full array of services to the surrounding community, including the following service lines: cardiac, NICU, orthopedics, behavioral health, skilled nursing, acute rehab, as well as many others. St. Mark's is the oldest running hospital in Utah with rich traditions and a reputation for excellent patient care and quality outcomes. St. Mark's Hospital is nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains and only a stone’s throw away from many national parks, including Moab, Zion, Canyonlands, etc.
1. Vascular access
Primary responsibility for the Vascular Access Team nurse includes patient assessment for vascular access, PICC placement and troubleshooting, protocol development based on Standards of Practice, staff education, and data collection. Serves as a consultant working directly with the nursing staff to identify, educate, and promote best practice in Vascular Access. The Vascular Access Team is composed of registered nurses who are specifically trained in infusion therapy access. The Vascular Access RN exemplifies professional nursing practice through expert clinical practice, strong leadership skills, and management activities. The delivery of care is based on criteria that is age appropriate and is also based on the physical, psychosocial, cultural, safety and leaning needs of individual patients. The vascular access decision process as based upon by the St. Mark’s Hospital infusion therapy process. Maintains close collaboration with infection control coordinator.
2. Patient flow
Coordinates the assignment of patient flow to the nursing units. Maintains responsibility of patient flow and coordination. Maintains close collaboration with the bed flow coordinator and nursing supervisor. Assists with bridging patient care when needed such as TAVR patients. May assist with patient procedures, such as cardioversions, in emergent situations.
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