Nov 22, 2021

Registered Nurse II / Vascular Access(IV) Team

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • United States

Job Description

Job Description

NATIONAL LEADERS IN PEDIATRIC CARE
Ranked No. 5 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) provides the best care in California.

Here world-class experts in medicine, education and research work together to deliver family-centered care half a million times each year. From primary to complex critical care, more than 350 programs and services are offered, each one specially designed for children.

The CHLA of the future is brighter than can be imagined. Investments in technology, research and innovation will create care that is personal, convenient and empowering. Our scientists will work with clinical experts to take laboratory discoveries and create treatments that are a perfect match for every patient. And together, CHLA team members will turn health care into health transformation.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. The work will be challenging, but always rewarding.

It’s Work That Matters.


Overview

Position Summary: The Registered Nurse in the IV Team performs all functions required to insert peripheral IV's and peripherally inserted catheters for inpatient as well as ambulatory areas. Responds to all traumas, Rapid Responses and Code Blues. Support staff with IV site checks, dressing changes of centrally placed lines, and accessing centrally placed devices (Port-A-Caths). Participates in quality improvement activities relating to vascular access devices. Participates in the development of the plan of care when IV devices are involved. Collaborates with other health care team members in the delivery of care. Consistently demonstrates to a patient and family focused care model. Precepts others in learning IV insertion skills as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: 1+ year experience as an RN. Pediatric experience preferred. Broad knowledge of patient care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to assess effectiveness of patient care; maintain a calm demeanor and assist in crises and emergencies; prioritize tasks for complex patient care; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing.

Education/Licensure/Certifications: BSN required. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of California and American Heart Association BLS & PALS certification required.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a leader in pediatric and adolescent health both here and across the globe. As a premier Magnet teaching hospital, you’ll find an environment that’s alive with learning, rooted in care and compassion, and home to thought leadership and unwavering support. CHLA is dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures – for our patients, as well as for you and your career!

CHLA has been affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California since 1932.

At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, our work matters. And so do each and every one of our valued team members. Your race and ethnicity, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation and ability make you uniquely you – and that is just who we are looking for! So, bring the best of yourself and contribute to our mission in your own unique way.

Diversity inspires innovation. Our experiences, perspectives and backgrounds allow us to better serve our patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate the differences of our team members.