Boston, Massachusetts

Job Posting Description

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
 
This Staff Nurse will be responsible for:
  • Providing vascular access nursing care incorporating the Boston Children’s Hospital Nursing Synergy Model components.
  • Placement of peripheral IVs and PICC lines for patients from infancy to adult using vascular visualization devices including ultrasound.
  • Patient/family education.
  • Consulting with staff related to vascular access devices and complications of vascular access.
  • Caring for and maintaining vascular access devices and clinical interventions for PICC issues: including clearance of occluded catheters, removal of catheters with resistance, dressing protocols for skin issues.
  • Providing unit-based education.
  • Participating in quality and process improvement projects.
  • Schedule: 12-hour shifts, day/evening rotation with occasional night coverage, every third weekend. 
To qualify, you must have:
  • A BSN.
  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years RN experience, including experience inserting and caring for vascular access devices.  Pediatric experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the use of vascular visualization devices including ultrasound guidance, PICC insertion and pediatric vascular access experience strongly preferred.
  • CRNI or VA-BC certification strongly preferred.
The Boston Children’s Hospital Vascular Access Service is expanding our program to meet the evolving needs of our multiple patient care areas; including critical care, inpatient and ambulatory patient populations.
 
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
 
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Children's Hospital is a 404-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Boston Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age. (Our services can begin interventions at 15 weeks gestation and in some situations we also treat adults.)

We have approximately 25,000 inpatient admissions each year and our 200+ specialized clinical programs schedule 557,000 visits annually. Last year, the hospital performed more than 26,500 surgical procedures and 214,000 radiological examinations.

Our team of physicians and nurses has been recognized by a number of independent organizations for overall excellence, and we're proud to share some notable examples with you here.

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