IV Therapy/PICC Line Registered Nurse

Full Time position Monday through Friday 8AM to 430PM.
Weekend and holiday call coverage. The weekend and holiday call is 7a-7p.
PICC Line experienced RN.
Ocoee, FL area.
Responsibilities include:
o Initiates venipuncture according to physician's order.
o Possesses knowledge of varied IV access routes and assesses patient to identify appropriate method.
o Evaluates problems that affect delivery of IV fluids.
o Enforces department policies in regard to IV starts and dressing changes.
o Monitors venous access lines daily: assists to change dressings as indicated.
o Serves as a resource person for staff nurses.
o Documents appropriate data on the patient record.
o Utilizes expertise of other professionals in providing learning opportunities.
o Participates in presentation of IV therapy class.
o Collaborates with Staff Development Clinical Instructors to provide educational resources for staff.
o Inserts PICC line and mid-line I.V. catheters, determines placement via x-ray follow-up and documents the procedure.
o Assists staff by monitoring PICC and mid-lines, declotting, performing dressing charges and discontinuing catheters with or without catheter tip cultures.
o Assists with difficult peripheral I.V. insertions.
o Plans, evaluates and implements interventions for solving I.V. related patient care problems
o Provides I.V. therapy instruction and/or information to nursing staff, students, physicians, patients and their families.
o Participates in research and quality improvement studies related to I.V. therapy.
o Keeps current on advances in I.V. therapy.
o Meets with sales representative to evaluate new products or discuss product capabilities or deficiencies.
o Other duties as assigned
Qualifications include:
o Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor's degree preferred.
o Current Registered Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices.
o Full command, verbal and written, of the English language.
o Current Health Certificate (if applicable).
o Current PPD or Chest X-Ray.
o One year prior professional nursing experience preferred.
o Current BLS card.
o Successful completion of screening tests for the clinical specialty area(s) in which the RN practices with a score of 80% or greater
o Maxim background screening
Maxim employees are our greatest asset. We offer the following
o Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
o 401k Program
o Competitive Pay
o Flexible Scheduling
o Direct Deposit
o Positive Work Environment and Internal Bonuses
o Travel Benefits (as applicable)
o 24 hour on- call service
Since 1988, Maxim Healthcare Services has become one of the largest employers of clinicians in the nation. At Maxim Staffing Solutions, a division of Maxim Healthcare Services, we're known for our quality of patient care, commitment to employee development and emphasis on customer service. Maxim knows that you deserve great benefits, flexible scheduling and rewarding assignments, so our Healthcare Recruiters will match your skills, experience and schedule in order to find you the best assignments in top medical facilities. Maxim Recruiters are always available to provide you with the assistance you need to get your job done, so call us today; Maxim has a solution for you.
For more information about our job opportunities, please visit our website. http://www.maximstaffing.com

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