Penn State Health Registered Nurse/RN - Nursing Vascular Access Team in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: Part Time
Hours: 8hr - 12hr day/eve
Contact: Ryan Pastrana at email@example.com
The Nursing Vascular Access Team (NVAT) is responsible for placement of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC) and Midline catheters throughout the adult and childrens hospitals. Additionally, the team assists with difficult peripheral IV (PIV) access (including utilization of ultrasound guidance), central line dressing care, and port access/de-access. Candidates should have solid PIV experience, aseptic technique experience, ability to work independently, and be comfortable working with both pediatric and adult patients.
Registered Nurse with license to practice professional nursing in the state of Pennsylvania required OR Registered Nurse from another state with a Temporary PA Practice Permit required.
6 months RN experience required.
Able to sit occasionally; stand constantly; walk frequently.
Able to lift/carry 0-10 lbs frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.
Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.
Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly.
Able to use hand for simple/firm grasping.
*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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Union: SEIU Nurses