RN Staff Nurse - Vascular Access Emanuel Medical Ctr

Legacy Health

Posted 2 months ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: BSN Required
Certificates: BLS
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

Job Title:

RN Staff Nurse - Vascular Access Emanuel Medical Ctr

Work Location:

Emanuel Medical Ctr campus - N Portland OR


IV Resources




Full time benefited, 36-40 hrs/wk

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8 am - 6:30 pm

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Variable schedule, with weekends/holidays

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Shift Differentials:

Eves $2.45/hr, Nts $5.75/hr, Wknd $2.00/hr

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Job Description:

RN Staff Nurse 

SUBTITLE: Vascular Access RN

Responsible for patient care within an assigned department/unit and participates as a member of the health care team in cooperation with and under the direction of the clinical manager or designee as defined by the relevant Standards and Scope of Practice for the Registered Nurse. The RN Staff Nurse assesses, analyzes, plans, implements and evaluates patient care following established patient care standards for Legacy Health System including those for patient assessment and transfer. 

Provides consultation for providers and nurses for the most appropriate vascular access device based on patient assessment and the treatment plan. Places vascular access devices such as: peripheral intravenous catheters (PIV), Peripheral Inserted Central Catheters (PICC), Midline catheters and Intra-osseous catheters. Accesses and de-accesses implanted ports. Assesses and manages central venous access devices including routine dressing changes, cap changes and intervenes to maintain patency of central venous access devices. Serves as a resource for the health care team in the intravenous access, placement, management, and patient/family education for care and maintenance. Service area is both inpatient and outpatient.

The expectation of this job is to be available and flexible to travel to various sites throughout Legacy Health and provide patient care. The Vascular Access Nurse in this position will primarily provide care to pediatric patients at Randall's Children's Hospital. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled  

Job Qualifications:

Education: As required by licensure. BSN preferred.

Experience: One year registered nursing experience or completion of either the Legacy Health RN Residency program or a nursing program that is equivalent in content, curriculum and duration.

Pediatric peripheral IV Skills required. Thorough knowledge of care and skill in placement of peripheral IV catheters; thorough knowledge of care of central IV access devices and PICC competency as determined by Nurse Manager or designee (PICC skills preferred).

Licensure: Both Oregon and Washington state RN licensure required. AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers.

Knowledge/Skills: Demonstrated ability of positive interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians and the community. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions. 


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Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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