Registered Nurse (RN)-Vascular Access Manager (PICC)-Full Time

Location
Kansas City, KS
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 21, 2020
Closes
Mar 01, 2020
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time
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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