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Per Diem Home Infusion Registered Nurse

Company: CureCare
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking an Infusion Nurse to join our team! The Home Infusion Registered Nurse is responsible for providing the administration of intravenous and subcutaneous infusions, per physician's orders, in the comfort of the patient's home.Pay is based on experience.Hourly: $45.00 - $50.00Responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain positive clinical rapport with patients and their families, working closely with them in the provision of infusion therapy, education related to self-care and self-administration (if prescribed), and clinical monitoring of patient response to therapy.
  • Assess patient appropriateness for home infusion therapy, including the safety of the home environment, availability of the patient and/or caregiver support, schedule appointments, and receive calls regarding shipments of medication.
  • Obtain and document the patient's medical history at the start of care and ongoing, particularly as related to the diagnosis being treated with the prescribed infusion therapy.
  • Complete all required clinical documentation thoroughly and timely (not later than 24hrs after the visit), including nursing plans of care (POC), plans of treatment (POT), visit notes, clinical summaries, medication profiles, discharge summaries, and any updates provided to CureCare and as needed to pharmacy/physician.
  • Provide skilled care to patients of varying ages and medical conditions, as outlined in the plan of care and by physician orders and the plan of treatment.
  • Establish, secure, and maintain vascular access devices as prescribed, including (but not limited to) peripheral IV (PIV) placement, PICC and tunneled central venous catheter dressing changes, and implanted port access.
  • Administer medications as prescribed, performing therapy-specific clinical assessments by the Company's policies, procedures, and protocols, which may include frequent vital sign monitoring, management of acute infusion reactions, monitoring of side effects, and procurement of laboratory specimens.
  • Communicate observations of patient response to therapy and overall physical. assessment/condition with members of the care team promptly, which may include the nursing supervisor, dispensing pharmacist, registered dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge base of infusion therapies administered in the home and ambulatory infusion center, utilizing Company policies, procedures, and protocols in addition to all available training resources to ensure understanding of each therapy before initiating treatment.Qualifications:
    • Active and unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state(s) of practice and others as requested
    • 2+ years of experience working as an RN in a clinical care setting that contributes to proficiency in infusion therapy (such as a medical surgical unit, emergency department, intensive care unit, post-anesthesia care unit, or similar setting)
    • Proficient with paper and/or electronic medical record documentation
    • Willing and able to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including pharmacists and technicians, physicians and other licensed prescribers, registered dietitians, home health agencies (HHAs), sales representatives, and others as needed to provide comprehensive care and support of patients and caregivers
    • Willing and able to work independently in home or alternate-site settings
    • Willing and able to assume a flexible work schedule
    • Willing and able to meet attendance, overtime, after-hours, and other reliability requirements of the position
    • Access to reliable transportation that will enable travel to customer and/or patient sitesPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: CureCare, Lakewood , Per Diem Home Infusion Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Lakewood, New Jersey

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