Job ID: 809041
Charlotte, NC, United States
Date Posted: Dec 29, 2020
RNs who form a part of the Vascular Access Team (VAT/IV Team) cover a variety of areas, including CMC Main, Mercy, LCI, MMP, MCP, Rehab, and others. Services include peripheral IV (PIV) insertions, ultrasound-guided PIVs, midlines insertions, central line repairs, off-service chemotherapy, and port access/deaccess (includes Power Ports and Apheresis Ports). VAT teammates work with both adult and pediatric patients across a level I trauma center. We are a diverse group where each teammate brings various levels of expertise and are teamwork-driven.
Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and medical expertise. CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 Trauma center, is Magnet-designated, and also an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s five Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a satellite for the medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The RN Clinical Nurse I provides professional nursing care through skillful assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation in accordance with facility or department policies procedures, and/or protocols under the supervision of the nursing leader. Assists in maintaining a safe work environment and performs all related job responsibilities in a safe manner. Maintains clinical and professional competency as appropriate to the population of patients served.
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English in good, understandable terms. Intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, and touch. Finger dexterity. Critical thinking and ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or unit conditions. Physical Abilities Testing required.
Education, Experience and Certifications.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. BSN preferred. Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider status according to American Heart Association. Current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state in which you work and reside or; if declaring a National License Compact (NLC) state as your primary state of residency, meet the licensure requirements in your home state; or for Non-National License Compact states, current RN license or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner required in the state where the RN works. BSN & VA-BC and/or CRNI certification strongly preferred. Two years or more experience with PIV and/or midline insertions strongly preferred, experience with chemotherapy infusions strongly preferred.