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Registered Nurse – Vascular Access Team – Riley – Part-time Nights

Riley Hospital
Date Posted
19 June, 2024
Schedule & Shift
Part Time
Night
Requisition Number
375564
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Registered Nurse – Vascular Access Team – Riley – Part-time Nights

Job Description

Overview

Are you looking for a pediatric RN position where you can make a positive impact on the lives of your patients while also building strong relationships with your colleagues and continuing to develop your nursing practice with the support of your colleagues? Come and join our new Riley VAT (Vascular Access Team)! The Vascular Access Team is intended to use knowledge regarding intended treatments or interventions and forecast vascular access needs of an individual patient. 

The ideal candidate will have pediatric critical care experience, be competent in starting basic PIV's, venipuncture, and have proficient IV skills. SonoSite training is preferred. The incumbent should also have excellent time management skills, communication skills and coaching skills. 

The VAT RN will support and attain vascular access on patients, coach, and mentor nurses on IV starts and peripheral sticks, and perform bedside care as needed.  The VAT RN will be responsible for facilitating patient needs and assists with interdisciplinary provider & physician collaboration as well as collaboration with nursing, pharmacy, CNS, and provider team.  

Nursing skills gained on this unit:

  • Basic PIV skills and sonosite ultrasound training to place PIV’s, perform lab draws and blood cultures      
  • A future goal of team is PICC placement      
  • Collaboration, building new team, mentoring bedside RN’s in the moment, action planning and data gathering for quality monitoring

Unit Successes/Designations:

  • New team launched in October 2023       
  • High number of recognitions through our Riley one team recognition platform         
  • Tracking quality data with high success rate 

Unit Culture Highlights:

  • Small cohesive skilled team
  • Collaborative, work together to produce best practices and new ideas
  • Weekly check-ins, education (talk about processes and how to continue to grow our new team)

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelors of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
  • Requires current state of Indiana license as Registered Nurse.
  • Requires that the RN has graduated from a nationally accredited nursing program.
  • Requires Basic Life Support certification through the AHA.
  • Other advanced Life Support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.

As Indiana’s largest and most comprehensive healthcare system, and the number 1 ranked healthcare system in Indiana, we offer: 

  • Increased pay scale for bedside nurses 
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment that is patient centered. 
  • Competitive benefits. 
  • 401(K) retirement savings with employer match. 
  • Employer paid medical leave. 
  • Tuition reimbursement. 
  • Student loan forgiveness – IU Health qualifies under the public service loan forgiveness program. 
  • Employee Assistance Program – Counseling at no cost to you 
  • Healthy Results - Participation in our team member wellness programs award points that contribute toward a biweekly financial incentive in your paycheck. The more you participate, the more you earn. 
  • Relocation Incentive Available

 Our culture of compassion allows for a holistic delivery of care that is individualized based on our patients’ and their families’ needs. At IU Health, every team member is a caregiver. This care does not stop with our patients, it also extends to one another and our community through service projects, health initiatives and wellness education. 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 15 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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