At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed IV Team and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Staff Nurse will be responsible for:
The Boston Childrens Hospital IV Team is expanding our program to meet the evolving needs of our multiple patient care areas; including critical care, inpatient and ambulatory patient populations.
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.
Consulting with staff related to vascular access devices and complications of vascular access.
Care and maintenance of 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.
Participation in quality and process improvement projects.
Schedule: 12-hour shifts, day/evening rotation with occasional night coverage, every third weekend. 30 hours per week and 36 hours per week available.
To qualify, you must have:
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 IV experience strongly preferred.
CRNI or VA-BC certification strongly preferred.
This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus.
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.
Internal Number: 46702BR
About Boston Children's Hospital
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.