RN- Infusion Services
Tuality Healthcare - Hillsboro, OR

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When it comes to community, everyone has a part to play. For us, it's an honor and a duty to help those near us receive the best medical care possible. That's why, since our beginnings in 1918, we've worked hard to provide quality, convenient care for our patients. Throughout our growth and expansion, we have become a strong community-governed, not for profit, healthcare system. We take pride in our excellent quality of work and all of our services provided, creating an atmosphere that benefits our staff and patients alike. At Tuality Healthcare we recognize that the foundation for providing excellent care begins with recruiting exceptional candidates and cultivating the talents of our current employees.

Summary of Duties
Assists in the coordination of care for patients needing infusion therapy services on an inpatient and outpatient basis.Works with the Infusion Services Manager to promote and enhance IV skills and knowledge needed by the general nursing staff.Assists in marketing infusion therapy to the internal and external customers of TCH.Participates in moderate sedation on a regular basis. Maintains education in infusion related issues to keep TCH current in issues affecting patient care.Works with allied departments within the hospital and physician offices to assist in the care of outpatients with a variety of needs. &am p;am p;nb sp;


HIRING COMPETENCIES - skills & experiences the applicant should bring to the job.
a) License: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
b) Certification:
1. ACLS preferred on date of hire and required within six months of hire if assisting with moderate sedation
2. OCN preferred
3. Completion of PICC line placement competency before the placement of PICC’s
4. CRNI preferred on date of hire or within one year after PICC competency completed.
5. Moderate sedation certification preferred on date of hire, and required within 6 months of hire if performing sedation monitoring.
c) Experience:
1. Minimum 5 years general acute care Med/Surg nursing with excellent assessment skills
2. Minimum 5 years peripheral IV’s, venipuncture and/or central lines management
d) Demonstrates ability to perform nursing assessment of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
e) Recognizes abnormal clinical findings.
f) Demonstrates excellent customer service.
g) Presents a professional image.
h) Demonstrates effective problem solving skills.
i) Practices excellent written and verbal communication skills.
j) Performs professionally under stressful situations.
k) Demonstrates ability to work independently.
l) Shows ability to develop skills in use of computerized information/ordering system.
m) Maintains a personal appearance that makes a good first impression.
n) Communicates effectively with staff and patients in a teaching environment.
o) Promotes feedback to ensure learning objective is met.

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Physical Requirement








Lifting / Carrying

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2. Physically Demanding Tasks:
Moves beds, stretchers and equipment up to 50 pounds five to ten times per shift. Assists in the movement of patients and/or equipment whose weight may range from 30 to 500 pounds, pushes or pulls weights, walks and/or stands for 5-8 hours/shift, lifts 35-40 pounds. Must have adequate range of motion to accomplish duties.

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