Provides direct nursing care pre, during and post procedure, under the direction of the Facility Manager and/or Charge Registered Nurse, utilizing standard nursing techniques to assist the physician in optimum patient outcomes following facility policies and procedures.
• Obtains necessary medical history, discusses procedure and answers questions, and performs nursing assessment on the day of the procedure. • Provides education to patients and patient’s family regarding post procedure care of vascular access. • Monitors patient condition before, during and after the procedure, especially patients having moderate sedation and contrast media injections for possible complications or reactions. • Acts as a resource for the patient to address patient concerns and questions. • Identifies and communicates patient related issues to facility management, as needed. • Completes documentation of patient information from admission to discharge in an accurate manner. • Confirm written orders, consents and lab work are completed and documented in accordance with facility policies. This includes appropriate preparation of lab requisitions; delivery to appropriate labs; reporting and forwarding of lab results to appropriate physician. • Maintains competency with all emergency operational procedures, and initiates CPR and emergency measures, as needed. • Administers medications and IV moderate sedation to patients as directed per physician’s orders, and in compliance with FVC, company, federal, state and local regulations. • Acts as scrub technologist to assist the physician during procedure as needed; maintaining a sterile technique. • Assists with patient workflow by transporting patients as needed. • Performs point – of – care laboratory testing as directed per physician’s orders and in compliance with FVC, company, federal, state and local regulations. • Performs IV insertion as per physician orders. • Performs additional tasks as designated by Physician, practicing in compliance
EDUCATION: High School Diploma required; Associate’s Degree desirable; and Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing (R.N.) Current appropriate state licensure and ACLS certification required. EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS • 4 – 6 years’ related experience. • Ambulatory Surgical Center/Vascular Access, Cardiac Cath Lab, or a combination of ASC, surgical, Interventional Radiology and ICU/CCU or emergency department experience preferred. • Proficient in the use of computers and related software such as Microsoft Office is necessary. • Proficient in IV insertion. • Proficient in cardiac rhythm recognition. • Experience with Medical database software. EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Fresenius Vascular Care (FVC) provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for dialysis access management and intervention, as well as other vascular and interventional procedures. We treat a variety of medical conditions including Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), Venous Insufficiency/Varicose Veins, and Uterine Fibroids. FVC partners with leading Interventional Radiologists, I...nterventional Nephrologists, and Vascular Surgeons to ensure excellent clinical outcomes and excellence in patient satisfaction. FVC is a full-service partner, providing all operational and administrative functions, a turnkey approach that enables our physicians to focus their attention on patient care.