Imaging Sciences - Adult Vascular Access Specialist - Registered Nurse, Level II

Rochester, NY


This RN role provides effective and efficient direct care to patients with varied and complex needs from many diverse services throughout the medical center. We are looking for a motivated candidate to join our team who has excellent communication skills, works well both within a team dynamic and independently, is a patient-centered critical thinker, able to multitask, be goal oriented, and willing to grow. The AVAS RN is a Registered Nurse who inserts and monitors PICC, Midlines, ultrasound guided extended dwell catheters, and ultrasound guided PIVs. RN will act as a resource to medical center staff regarding vascular access line therapy and IV assessment, products, procedures, and assist with difficult IV access patients when needed. This position also performs QA, chart audits, monitoring, and follow-up with staff and physicians to ensure quality health outcomes through patient-centered care and industry standard compliance. The role includes serving as charge nurse, preceptor to students or new employees, and assisting in the education of other medical center staff as needed. Candidate will be expected to participate in daily team check ins, respond to patient consults, insert PICC, Midlines, Ultrasound guided extended dwell, and PIV catheters throughout the hospital, maintenance of central and vascular access, trouble shooting, and continual education to patients, family, and staff nurses regarding line preservation and CLABSI prevention.

Special qualifications: BSN.


Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing. Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: Ambulatory Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: Full-time position available, D/E/N, 8/10/12 hour shifts, holidays and on call responsibilities per unit policy.