RRT Vascular Access Specialist
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: June 20, 2022
Primary City/State:Chandler, ArizonaDepartment Name: Vascular
Access Team-HospWork Shift: DayJob Category:Clinical Care**UP TO
$10,000 SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE**You have a place in the health
care industry. If you're looking to leverage your abilities to make
a real difference - and real change in the health care industry -
you belong at Banner Health. Apply today.As a RRT - Vascular Access
Specialist, you will bring your experience and passion for health
care to our Respiratory team at Banner Ocotillo Medical
Center!--You will have the opportunity to build relationships with
the goal of making an impact on our patients at such an important
time in their lives.-- You will be an active and engaged change
agent; dedicated to the needs of our patients and families.
Steadfast to safe, kind, effective, efficient, evidenced-based and
high quality clinical care, outcome focused and solution oriented.
--We are currently looking for a Full-Time (36 hours/week) RRT
Vascular Access Specialist to join our busy team on Day shift!
Enjoy an 18%-night shift differential and a flat rate $3/hour
weekend shift differential, where applicable. Your pay and benefits
are important components of your journey at Banner Health.
Recruiter will provide details of sign-on bonus during interview
process. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a
variety of health, financial, and security benefits.The new state
of the art Banner Ocotillo Medical Center is located on the
southeast corner of Alma School Road and Loop 202 Santan Freeway.
It is a four story, 245,000 square foot comprehensive medical care
center situated on an 18-acre campus. We are a 96 bed facility with
room for expansion utilizing innovative technology to provide
excellent inpatient and outpatient care, services include imaging,
surgery, labor and delivery, intensive care and emergency room
services.POSITION SUMMARYThis position independently provides and
maintains peripheral and central venous access. This position
conducts patient assessments and provides recommendations regarding
care, serves as a resource person and specialist and provides
assistance with departmental activities, quality improvement and
development of best practice guidelines.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Reviews
labs, patient history and physician orders to determine appropriate
line to be utilized for the procedure and/or identify potential
issues that may arise or preclude the patient from being a viable
candidate or require alternate form of vascular access.
Collaborates with physicians to determine appropriate long-term
access needs. Obtains patient's authorization to perform the
procedure. Inserts peripheral venous and/or arterial catheters to
provide access or more complex vascular access as indicated.2.
Inserts and maintains peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)
lines according to department policy and procedures to include
dressing changes, line reviews and declotting. Utilizes ultrasound
technology to ensure accurate insertion of the PICC line. Reviews
chest x-rays to ensure accurate placement of the central venous
catheter or device. Maintains sterile field throughout the
insertion process to ensure quality outcomes. Maintains accurate,
timely and appropriate documentation.3. Inserts and maintains all
central lines (simple and complex) in the neck and chest according
to department policy and procedures to include dressing changes,
line reviews, port access and declotting. Utilizes ultrasound
technology, advanced knowledge of anatomy and specialized insertion
techniques to ensure accurate and appropriate insertion of the
central line. Reviews chest x-rays to ensure accurate placement of
the central venous catheter or device. Maintains sterile field
throughout the insertion process to ensure quality outcomes.
Maintains accurate, timely and appropriate documentation.4.
Participates in ongoing monitoring of quality initiatives,
department database, appropriateness and effectiveness of bundle
compliance, acts as a change agent and participates in the
development, interpretation, implementation and evaluation of
quality goals/objective and quality management activities within
the clinical service lines. May coordinate oversight of quality and
safety standards, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as
well as applicable professional standards.5. Acts as a resource to
therapists and other healthcare practitioners regarding patient
status, equipment and operational issues. Participates in
interdisciplinary rounding, making recommendations for changes in
therapy dictated by the patient's condition.6. Provides training,
orientation and patient education to staff, patients and families,
in accordance with policy and practice guidelines. Assists in the
development of departmental policies and procedures based on best
practice.7. Assures the efficient operation of workflow of the
department. Monitors and maintains an adequate inventory of
supplies and material to ensure non-interruption of services.
Provides maintenance of associated equipment as demonstrated
through observation and documentation.8. May, on occasion, provide
respiratory therapy services as prescribed and in accordance with
established department/hospital policies and procedures, including
inserting and maintaining arterial lines, assisting in FDPAC and
IAPB insertion and associated invasive cardiac outputs/profile and
non-invasive cardiac outputs. Performs all functions according to
established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation
requirements, as well as applicable professional standards.
Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service
experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader
behaviors each and every day.9. This position independently
provides central and peripheral vascular access, and advanced
clinical monitoring techniques to a diverse patient population.
Serves as a resource person and may provide direction to staff.
Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff,
medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary
health care team. External Customers: Physicians and their office
staff, payers, community agencies and regulatory agencies.MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONSAssociate or technical degree. Successful completion
of a training course in PICC and Banner Health Sims Lab training
for CVC insertions.Proof of good standing with the National Board
for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
(RRT). A current license in state practiced as required by state
law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS) required.In-depth knowledge of clinical techniques,
applications and equipment as typically obtained through 4 years of
clinical experience as a RRT, including 1 year of independent PICC
or CVC line insertions.Must possess highly effective human relation
skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and
other healthcare personnel.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSCPUI and VA-BC
certifications preferred.Additional related education and/or
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