Are you looking for a patient population that is not only diverse, but challenging? Are you tired of the same routine day after day? Then a career with our progressive Vascular Access Team may be just what the doctor ordered. In one day, we may work with numerous levels of acuity and age groups varying from a newborn to a 100-year old patient. Our exceptional team is responsible for the assessment, maintenance and insertion of short peripheral IV catheters, PICCs, Midlines, and implanted ports as well as phlebotomy at designated times throughout the facility.
You'll work under the general supervision of the Vascular Access Leadership Team, but must be able to work independently and to make sound nursing judgments and decisions. You must assume responsibility for nursing care and documentation related to vascular access therapy. As a member of the Vascular Access Team you will assess, plan, organize, supervise and provide care regarding the patient's vascular access requirements.
Safety is one of our main concerns and we provide safe, quality vascular therapy and phlebotomy services in accordance with DHMC policies and INS standards. We operate as an educational unit, teaching patients' families and health care personnel regarding various aspects of vascular access therapy. We act as a patient advocate. Come and explore the numerous opportunities in the world of vascular access.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an academic medical center with strong support to provide ongoing professional development and tuition reimbursement towards your nursing degree. Our benefit package includes tuition reimbursement for full-time employees to receive up to $2,250 per year for job-related degree courses. This amount is pro-rated for half-time employees.
One year of current acute hospital care experience.
Vascular Access experience is preferred, but not required.
Excellent IV therapy skills, experience with central access device management, critical thinking skills, able to work independently and within small team dynamics.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. In the Upper Valley of New Hampshire, the opportunities â“ both career and personal â“ truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.
Applicants are encouraged to apply at the link below: https://dhnursing.org/
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.