Special Procedures Nurse, PICC Line, OR Nurse - $15K SIGN ON BONUS
Location: Riviera Beach, Florida
Internal Number: 2822463
Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Special ProceduresNurse! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in therecovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients whorequire acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when youjoin an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and otherexperts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients andresidents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminarsand university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth butemphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing futurehealthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliverintensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower levelof care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication isessential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family weserve. Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career thattouches lives as a Special Procedures Nurse.
As a Special Procedures Nurse/RN,you will:
Be responsible to conduct an initial and ongoing assessment designed to gather data relevant to the patient's individual needs and age group
Monitor and/or assist with the following procedures: Needle Biopsies, Arteriograms, T-Tube Placements and Changes, Percutaneous Nephrostomy Tube Placement, Phlebotomy, Gastrostomy Tube Placements, Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Percutaneous Tracheostomy Placement, Suprapubic Catheter Placement, Liver Biopsy, Central line Placement, Thoracentesis, Paracentesis, Steroidal Injections, Pleural Effusion Drain Placement, Abscessograms, Fistulagrams, Abscess Drain Placements, CT Injections and Sedations, Catheter Changes, Voiding Cystogram and Arthrograms
Administer IV's; IV medications, and draw blood gases
Be responsible for taking short patient history; checking pedal, popliteal and femoral pulses and performing neuro checks
Recognize risks and complications related tox-ray procedures through knowledge of physical assessment
As a Special Procedures Nurse/RN you will have:
* Graduated from an accredited Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing or Nursing Diploma program.
* Current state licensure as Registered Nurse. BLS certification. ACLS Certification.
* Twelve (12) months of Critical Care experience. PICC Competency, PACU and IR experience preferred.
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