Position : Infusion Nurse
BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications required.
BLS, ACLS, and PALS must be completed through American Heart Association, American Health and Safety, or American Red Cross.
EPIC EMR experience preferred.
Traveler must pass the BCA testing during first week of assignment.
Travelers that do not pass the BCA test will be dismissed.
Other patients who receive treatments from IV therapy nurses include surgery patients, blood transfusion patients, and those suffering from conditions such as dehydration and HIV.
An IV therapy nurse inserts, monitors and removes an IV used to give medications, blood products and nutrition to a patient.
During the IV therapy, the nurse monitors the patient for adverse reactions and ensures that the tubing, bandages and needle stay in place.
When a patient needs blood gas levels checked, an IV nurse performs vein and artery punctures.
During the entire IV therapy process, the nurse documents all patient-related activities and records the medications she uses.