RN II-PICC-PRN – Antimicrobial Svc

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Job title: RN II-PICC-PRN – Antimicrobial Svc

Company: University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Job Requisition ID: R00029248

Job Category: Health System

Organization: 2 South and Vascular Access Team

Location/s: Main Campus Jackson

Job Title: RN II-PICC-PRN – Antimicrobial Svc

Job Summary: To provide education to patients and staff on and the care and maintenance and/or discontinuation of PICC lines. To consult with physicians and nursing staff on an ongoing basis regarding psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the procedural process and communicates with physician and other team members regarding care and condition of patients throughout the procedural stay. To perform PICC line insertions on patients. To serve as a liaison to staff. To perform job duties in accordance with the medical center’s purpose. To participate in continuous quality improvement goals and outcomes.

Education & Experience

Must be licensed as RN for one (1) year. Two (2) years of RN experience in specified area preferred. BSN preferred.

Certifications, licenses or registration required: Valid RN license, ACLS or pals required within ninety (90) days of employment, successful completion of basic EKG course required within ninety (90) days of employment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strong oral and written communications skills.

Interpersonal skills, must have high level of concentration and maintain confidentiality. Expected to have problem solving skills related to procedural priority, personnel assignments and next level of care assignments. Must have appropriate computer skills and technical skills to maintain equipment. Must be able to set up and maintain equipment unique to this area and maintain clinical competencies according to ins standards, established policies and procedures of PICC services.


  • Assesses adult critical care and med-surge patients for PICC services needs.
  • Provides safe and effective PICC services to the hospital patients. Assess and monitor vital signs of patients admitted in the outpatient infusion center. Notify physicians regarding patient conditions and lab results prior/during infusion therapy
  • Interprets lab values for critical levels. Maintains ability to operate machines, instruments and supplies unique to this area. Maintains sterile field and aseptic techniques for PICC areas. Facilitates daily check of all emergency equipment.
  • Coordinates the orientation of new employees.
  • Audits equipment for the unit. Supervises all supply use and equipment use. Performs as charge nurse as needed. Maintains ability to understand PICC procedures
  • Consults with physicians and nursing staff on an ongoing basis.
  • Serves on at least one nursing council, hospital, or medical center committee, task force, or project team to improve patient care or work area. Demonstrates core standards of exceptional customer service.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety, and reduces medical errors. Facilitates the efficient operations of the area with maximum use of resources to maximize productivity and minimize costs.
  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, frequent handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, constant exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional travelling to offsite locations, frequent activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, frequent bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, frequent climbing, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional driving, frequent kneeling, constant pushing/pulling, constant reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, occasional twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

Time Type: Part time

FLSA Designation/Job Exempt: No

Pay Class: Hourly

FTE %: 50

Work Shift:

Benefits Eligibility:

Job Posting Date: 05/19/2023

Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified): 05/24/2023

Expected salary:

Location: Jackson, MS

Job date: Sun, 21 May 2023 07:43:35 GMT

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