Intermountain Healthcare RN Clinical Expanded Role I - Intermountain Medical Center (PRN) in Salt Lake City, Utah

Job ID:214717
Greater Salt Lake area
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About Us

What does it mean to be a part of Intermountain Healthcare? It means that the quest for clinical excellence is not just a goal, but a given. It means building an environment where physicians and employees can deliver the best in healthcare. And it’s realizing each employee or volunteer is vital to the healing process, because we can only achieve theextraordinary together .

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Job Description

The RN Clinical Expanded Role I is responsible for implementing and supporting special clinical projects and assignments as designated by the manager, according to the needs of the department. This position acts as a resource to the RN Staff position as a knowledge expert to improve patient care.

An exciting opportunity exists with an unusual degree of professional independence and patient involvement. Your critical thinking skills will contribute to our multi-disciplinary team approach in providing vascular access and feeding tube placement expertise. You’ll learn the skills necessary for Ultra Sound guided vascular access including peripheral IVs and electromagnetic (ECG) PICC line insertions. You’ll develop clinical and technical competency in placement of small-bore feeding tubes with the use of an electromagnetic tracking device. Become an expert resource for the hospital and patients regarding vascular access devices and feeding tubes and develop a team approach in working with the Nutrition Support team.

If you’re interested in learning brand new skills, working closely with a great nursing staff, and treating the vascular access and feeding tube needs of patients, then come join our team.

Essential Job Duties

Assess:

  • Performs appropriate assessment of physical, social and psychological status (including cognitive, communicative and developmental skills as appropriate).
  • Seeks and evaluates information acquired from other members of interdisciplinary team: patient, family, physician, non-nursing disciplines, support staff, others.

Plan:

  • Uses assessment information and critical thinking skills to collaboratively develop individualized plan of care.
  • Actively seeks patient, family, team, and physician involvement to develop plan of care including needed education.
  • Collaboratively plans and prepares patients for further support needs once the current episode of care outcomes are met (i.e., teaching, referrals, and follow-up).

Implement:

  • Directs the interdisciplinary care team via delegation, coordination and collaboration as appropriate.
  • Provides or delegates care consistent with plan of care, guidelines of care and professional licensure provisions.
  • Demonstrates the ability to set priorities and to coordinate and organize patient care delivery through effectively managing time, supplies, and resources.

Evaluate:

  • Evaluates patient response to interventions through review of achievement of goals, clinical outcomes, patient and family satisfaction.
  • Revises plan of care as indicated, and reassesses changes as appropriate.

Professionalism:

  • Promotes nursing profession and participate in development of others.
  • Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice: complies with regulatory standards, practices within scope of licensure, provides accurate & timely documentation, and understands legal implications of care delivery.

Clinical Coordination:

  • Provides clinical expertise in assigned specialty area.
  • Participates within Clinical Program initiatives and processes and monitors outcomes.
  • Implements department or specialty care area projects or programs as identified.
  • Assists in policy development with corporate-wide initiatives. Supports standardization and development of department protocols, policies, and procedures for patient care delivery.

Consultation / Liaison:

  • Serves as a department and/or specialty care area representative on committees or task forces relating to area of expertise.
  • Serves as a consultant / liaison to healthcare team members, patients, families and community.

Education:

  • Acts as a resource, consultant and mentor to staff within department or specialty care area.
  • Supports in-services related to their clinical area of specialty.

Research:

  • Utilizes current research to recommend improvements to nursing practice and to support the development of standards for nursing care of specialty patients.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: DOE
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Part time 24 hours per week, 10 hour shifts needed between the hours of 8AM-8PM.
  • Strong vascular skills preferred
  • PICC insertion experience preferred

Minimum Requirements

  • Current RN License in state of practice.
  • BLS Certification for healthcare providers.
  • Unit specific certification as required (i.e., ACLS, PALS, etc.).
  • 1 year of clinical nursing experience.
  • Experience in assigned clinical area.
  • Mentoring experience.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing required or willing to obtain by June 2022. ** Note: Anyone hired or promoted into R.14 grade on or after July 1, 2017 must obtain their BSN degree on or before June 1, 2022. After that date in June 2022, all future promotions to grade R14 will require a BSN.

Physical Requirements

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
  • Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
  • Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
  • May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited institution.
  • Vascular access experience/PICC insertions knowledge and skill
  • Feeding tube placement experience
  • One or more years of RN work experience
  • Flexibility in scheduling and staffing coverage

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 0

Primary Work Location Intermountain Medical Center

Expertise Nursing

Job Type On-Call / PRN

Location US-UT-Salt Lake City