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PICC Nurse (DC)

Requisition #: 177406
Location: Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, Baltimore, MD
Category: Nursing
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 24, 2018

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. When joining the Johns Hopkins Health System, you became part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. Great careers continually advance here.

Work Location - Washington, DC

JOB SUMMARY:

Delivers safe, therapeutic patient care through use of the nursing process. Provides complete & holistic patient assessments including focused assessments involving IV access, patient specific nursing treatments, and education for both the patient and family. Assesses the patient's need for placement of a vascular access device and determines the appropriate type of device to place, location to place the device, and safety of line placement. Acts as an expert in vascular access line placement to include peripheral lines, midline catheters, and Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters in the home setting, clinic setting, or as otherwise needed. Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, assists with trouble shooting vascular access issues and provides expert guidance to team members with the management of these devices. Employs the concepts of evidence-based practice and an interdisciplinary approach in all aspects of a patient's plan of care. Complies with all Johns Hopkins Home Care Group policies and procedures and maintains practice within the Maryland Nurse Practice Act. Reports directly to the Infusion Nurse Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BSN or matriculating towards BSN is required.
  • Current and unresctricted RN licensure in the state of MD and DC
  • Current BLS certification / CPR card
  • Minimum of two years hospital experience as a practicing nurse. ICU or specialty unit preferred
  • Infusion nursing experience preferred but not required
  • Mid-line and PICC placement experience preferred

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