The Vascular Access Team (VAT)/IV Team is a group of direct-care nurses who assess, plan, implement and evaluate care needs of adult and pediatric patients requiring vascular access. They provide the most clinically appropriate access, including ultrasound guides peripheral IVs, midlines, and PICCs, consistent with evidenced based practice in collaboration with the inter-professional team. The vascular access expert will support best (vascular) practice through consultation, collaboration and education of the bedside care teams.
Experience: 1 year of relevant experience.
Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking, bending/stooping. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
This position qualifies for the UVA Medical Center Clinical Ladder. The salary range reflected in this job posting is for an RN Clinician 2. Additional compensation is available if you are hired into a higher level on the Clinical Ladder. Those hired as either a Clinician 3 or Clinician 4 must have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree and possess a specialty certification from a national certifying organization and meet applicable Career Ladder Behaviors. Placement on the clinical ladder will be discussed during the recruitment process. Current team members already working as RN Clinician 3 or 4 who wish to transfer to another department will have their level on the clinical ladder reviewed by the hiring manager and the PNSO if applicable.
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