Registered Nurse -Vascular Access Service (0.90 FTE, D/E/N)

Job Description:

Who We Are: Seattle Children's Vascular Access Service (VAS) serves inpatient units, the Emergency Department and all clinics on Children's main hospital campus. Some of the services we provide are: PIV & PICC line placement, central line repairs, PPD placement, PORT access and de-access, central line dressing changes, PIV infiltrate assessment and treatments, phlebotomy, etc.

What you will do: As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children's policies/procedures and guidelines of care. Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. Using the Nursing Care Process, the RN is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care in a collaborative method with the patient and patient's family, significant others, and members of the health care team. May be required to provide supervision and delegation of tasks to Nurse Technicians, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Medical Assistants, and others as defined by the State Administrative Code. Assists in meeting Seattle Children's strategic goals by incorporating the initiatives to support the strategic plans into the daily work, i.e. Continuous Performance Improvement (CPI), ART, etc.


Required Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum two (2) years of current RN experience.

Required Credentials:

  • Current Washington State RN License
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is required for all positions. Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be accepted in lieu of BLS for Healthcare Providers.
  • Successfully obtain Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) within 180 days of employment.


  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing.
  • VAS nursing experience
  • Pediatric nursing experience
  • Current IV skills

Meet Some of Seattle Children's's Employees

Shannon K.

Clinical Research Associate

Shannon works with sites across the nation that conduct cystic fibrosis trials to ensure that they have everything they need to perform their life-saving clinical research successfully.

Laura S.

Clinical Research Associate

Laura works with clinicians and researchers in the Craniofacial Center to help manage, implement, and plan clinical research projects and ensure their ultimate success.

Back to top