Mount Sinai Careers

Staff Nurse (Mount Sinai West) - PICC INSERTION TEAM F/T Day Shift

New York, New York
Nursing


Job Description

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PICC INSERTION TEAM - Req #77578


Job Title: Staff Nurse PICC


Job Summary:

Guided by a comprehensive knowledge of nursing theory and practice, applies the nursing process and is accountable for the nursing care of a designated group of patients during an assigned tour of duty.


All day. Every Day. You work tirelessly to treat our patients. You build and foster meaningful relationships. You strike the right balance between empathy and excellence, compassion and professionalism.
By combining autonomous, passionate care giving with state-of-the-art technology, you are winning awards, advancing patient care and crafting the future of your nursing practice in the 21st century.

Nurses are the heart of healthcare — compassionate collaborators with valued expertise and voices who provide and coordinate relationship-centered care on a 24/7 basis. You are empowered to build harmonious partnerships on behalf of each patient and family member that entrust us with their care.


Roles & Responsibilities
  • Nursing assessment is based on interview, examination, observation and review of records of the patient.
  • Identified patients appropriate for PICC line insertion
  • Nursing actions are consistent with the care plan and medical regimen and hospital procedures
  • Utilizes advanced skills to place peripherally inserted central venous catheters for those select patients.
  • Demonstrates a competent level of technical skill in the removal of PICC lines
  • Collaborates with other healthcare providers to establish reliable venous acess
  • Completes documentation of insertion, patient teaching and any complication or untoward event in the Medical Record as per policy
  • Assists floor staff with troubleshooting complications, concerns or problems associated with PICC lines
  • Performs product evaluation and keeps informed of new products
  • Maintains and disseminates quality improvement data
  • Communication of information to the patient is based on the patient's level of awareness and readiness to learn
Requirements:
  • Graduation from an accredit nursing program.  Bachelor's degree in nursing required.
  • Licensed and currently registered to practice as a professional nurse in NYS.
  • Documented previous experience, or educational preparation to support credentials.
  • Successful completion of a PICC insertion course.
  • 5 years of demonstrated experience.
Work Environment:
Possible blood and body fluid exposure
Lifting/positioning of patients.

Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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