Registered Nurse (RN)-Vascular Access Manager (PICC)-Full Time in Kansas City, KS at Nursing

Date Posted: 2/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Per Diem
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/9/2020
  • Job ID:
    330632
  • Specialty
    Vascular Access Services

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Vascular Access Service Manager is a Registered Nurse (RN) who coordinates/manages the Vascular Access Service Team. This position is responsible for the anticipation, planning, coordination and provision of care for the patient while performing and monitoring the clinical insertion of a Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC), Midline Catheters, Peripheral IV Catheters and other venous access devices inserted with and without the use of ultrasound guidance. Responsibilities also include planning; directing and co-coordinating the business of the Vascular Access Service at all assigned facilities, managing staff for optimum performance and maintaining systems and procedures for operating efficiencies.


SUPERVISOR – Director of Clinical Services

SUPERVISES – Supervisor 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Insert PICC, Midline and IV catheters
  • Determine staffing requirements and make adjustments as needed
  • Hire and train new staff in accordance with company policy
  • Supervise direct reporting staff according to overall company policy
  • Set employee goals and objectives
  • Develop staff to maximize potential
  • Monitor staff performance including performance reviews and council as required
  • Delegate work duties to staff and assign projects and or task as needed
  • Allocate efficient use of available resources
  • Monitor and assist staff with work progress and provide constructive criticism
  • Continual evaluation of current business processes and systems
  • Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency
  • Establish and maintain controls for quality assurance and cost containment
  • Providing routine staff and facility education
  • Formulate department/unit policies/procedures and update as required
  • Co-ordinate financial and budget activities for maximum operational efficiency
  • Preparation and analysis of reports and procedure metrics
  • Review performance data and metrics (financial, quality assurance, infection prevention, response time, etc.) to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels
  • Responsible for the achievement of overall department/facility/division productivity and quality goals in accordance with each facilities requirements
  • Organize and manage routine business meetings
  • Function as a liaison between Parallon Workforce Management Solutions (PWMS) and client hospitals
  • Establishes excellent rapport and working relationship with all customers, both internally and externally
  • Communicates with administration, employees and other departments to coordinate efforts, meet special needs and address problems or concerns
  • Makes recommendations to improve workflow and productivity
  • Communicates with facility to determine needs, special requirements and facility information as well as update facility/division with performance metrics, quality assurance, etc.
  • Responsible for the accurate supply inventory and reconciliation at each facility.
  • Works as a resource for all facilities pertaining to Vascular Access education and training.
  • Manages departmental scheduler in a timely manner, inputting staff needs, adjustments, and approving request.
  • All issues related to the quality of care rendered by the Vascular Access Service are immediately communicated to Director of Clinical Services.
  • Assists in maintaining current databases and reports monthly/quarterly procedural summaries.
  • Coordinates job interview process with the local Human Resources department.
  • Keeps vendors informed of needs, request, complication, and quality assurance.
  • Assist with providing facility with required documents for personnel files.
  • Maintains privacy, confidentiality, security and integrity of staff and organizational data.
  • Maintains patient privacy in accordance with code of conduct, employee handbook, and HIPPA guidelines.
  • Verifies allocation/invoice accuracy prior to processing.
  • Maintains accurate facility allocation/invoicing and processing for procedures.
  • Accurate and prompt monitoring of all expenses including travel and mileage.
  • Investigates Facility concerns and takes immediate action to resolve each, including follow up.
  • Maintains open communication and updates the Director of Clinical Services on a routine basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES – This position requires the following minimum requirements:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and work alone/independently.
  • Manage stress appropriately and make decisions under pressure.
  • Work in confined and/or crowded areas.
  •  Maintains working area and equipment in accordance with environmental and safety regulations.
  • Excellent organizational and verbal skills.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Products such as Outlook, Excel, Word. 


EDUCATION –

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing and State RN Licensure required.
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited school preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE –

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience required
  • Minimum 2 years of Management/Supervisor experience required
  • Minimum 3 years of Critical Care experience required
  • Prefer at least 3 years of IV Therapy, PICC Placement and Oncology experience required

 

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE

  • Certified Registered Nurse Infusion (CRNI) or Vascular Access-Board Certified (VA-BC), required
  • BLS, ACLS required and PALS credentials required within 60 days
  • Active Registered Nursing Licensure required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Medium Work: Exert up to 25 lbs. force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. frequently requires the ability to stand up to six hours in an eight hour work day.
  • Requires prolonged sitting some walking, standing, repetitive tasks/ motions and stretching.
  • Requires clarity of vision, eye-hand-foot coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, and other office equipment.
  • Requires the perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound such as alarms, telephones, tapes recorders.
  • Requires normal eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate reports.
  • Requires; dexterity to type
  • Requires; ability to distinguish colors
  • Requires; good hand eye-hand-foot coordination

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