The primary function of the Infusion Nurse RN is to provide essential in-home IV Infusion medical treatment, response management and follow up care to our clients after receiving a physician order for nursing services. In addition, within an assigned geographical territory, the Infusion Nurse RN will administer and monitor patients in the home during treatment and provide the necessary education on treatment regimen, condition management and treatment self-administration when appropriate. This is a multi-faceted role of nurse, trainer and coordinator and the individual must be calm, professional with the ability and willingness to work with a wide range of personality types in a variety of environments.
Duties may include:
Provide patient clinical coordination in a variety of environments including home, infusion suites, hospitals and doctor offices.
Train patients in the self-administration of treatments, and how to quickly recognize and respond to symptoms of adverse physical reactions to treatments.
Coordinate with pharmacists to address changes in patient condition or drug management issues. Collaborate and confer with TRC (Therapeutic Resource Center) staff regarding patient status and treatment needs
Document all interactions and communication with patients, plan of treatment (POT), assessment, treatments, patient responses/reactions to treatment, status of disease process and
Complete training for new/specialty infusion therapies.
Skills: Strong venous access skills must be able to access peripheral veins
Availability to work weekend hours if needed, and flexibility to work alternate shifts on short notice
Ability to work varied hours and be on call for field visits as determined by business need
Ability to lift and perform repetitive motions
Critical care experience
Previous home infusion experience
General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office, Internet and email; Home internet access is required
Registered Nurse (RN) license in good standing
High School Diploma or GED, plus 8+ years of relevant RN experience; or
5+ years of relevant RN experience with an ASN degree; or 2+ years of relevant RN experience with a BSN degree
1+ years as a specialty RN in a critical care, acute, or home healthcare environment
Strong IV insertion skills
Valid driver's license
Willingness to travel within an assigned geographic area
Ability to work 2-3 weekdays each week (M-F, day shift), as well as the ability to do occasional evening or weekend patient visits as needed.
Flexibility to work alternate shifts on short notice and be on call for field visits as determined by business need
Adequate home internet access will be required in this