As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own.
We are seeking an experienced nurse with strong IV skills to join our IV Team at the Dupont Hospital For Children in Wilmington, DE.. This position is casual part time
This position is responsible for: A highly trained and knowledgeable registered nurse with responsibilities for the insertion and monitoring of IVs, care and quality assessment of central and peripheral lines, assessment of infusion products for use, and education in aspects of intravenous therapy.
Initiates IV Therapy according to physician's order.
Possesses knowledge and understanding of anatomy & physiology, vascular system, infusion therapy modalities , and varied vascular access routes
Evaluates problems that affect delivery of IV fluids and or medications.
Enforces hospital and department policies/procedures in regard to intravenous therapy/vascular access.
Collaborate with other health care professionals to coordinate patient care, communicate patient care information and ensure that the patient is receiving the best quality of care in a safe environment
Functions as an educator, mentor and preceptor to other health care professionals.
Documents appropriate data on the patient record. Utilizes expertise of other professionals in providing learning opportunities.
Has knowledge of state of the art technologies associated with infusion therapies.
Provides clinical support and patient assessment for patients undergoing radiologic studies after hours and without sedation.
Performs other job responsibilities as designated by the Nurse Manager.
Responsible for participation in departmental and hospital programs for Quality Assessment and Improvement, identifying opportunities to improve services, making recommendations and implementing actions as appropriate and consistent with the goals of the Nemours Foundation.
Demonstrates proficiency in the care of all ages; neonates, pediatrics, adolescents and adults.
Minimum of two years acute care experience
Experience with venous access, central venous catheters, and invasive monitoring lines preferred
Active Delaware (or compact state) Registered Nurse Licensure Required
Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification required
Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.
Nemours is committed to improving the health of children. As a non-profit children’s health organization, we consider the health of every child to be a sacred trust. Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children — even those who may never enter our doors. Nemours began more than 70 years ago with the vision of Alfred I. duPont to improve the lives of children and to do whatever it takes to prevent and treat even the most disabling childhood conditions. Today, through our children’s hospitals and health system, we directly care for 250,000 children annually in Delaware Valley and Florida, including families who travel from across the country and world to see our specialists — treating every child as we would our own. We also reach beyond the walls of our hospitals and clinics to be a voice for children on a national and international level, and to lead the way in prevention, intervention, education, and research. Nemours is growing to better serve the children and families in our ca...re. We have 1.1 million square feet of space currently devoted to providing children’s healthcare or under construction, all designed with significant input and advice from our patients and families.