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Infusion Registered Nurse

Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
21 Nov 2021

A unique and rewarding experience for an Infusion Registered Nurse who is highly motivated to provide technical and clinical expertise in a private infusion suite in St. Louis, MO.

Job Summary

  • Per diem, 2 days a week
  • Flexible Clinic Hours
  • Flexible Monday - Thursday

We extend an extremely competitive offering of pay. Additionally, all opportunities have flexible schedules, daytime hours, and no weekends or major holidays.

Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Demonstrates knowledge of physiological, psychological, and developmental and age specific differences in the patient population including late adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment and therapeutic management of patient/family needs. Supports and adheres to the Intrafusion by McKesson Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics, Standard Operating Procedures, and Business Standards.

Job Responsibilities

Plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and promote the continuity of care consistent with established standards and practices.

  • Assesses health status by interviewing patient regarding current status and medical history.
  • Collects and records focused nursing assessment and interventions accurately and timely in EMR.
  • Recognizes changes in patient condition and intervenes appropriately.
  • Reviews and reports the results of the health status assessment and physical examination, pertinent laboratory data, radiographic data and psychosocial assessment of assigned patients to the provider.
  • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material.
  • Provides psychosocial support to patients and families.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality.

Prepares and administers therapies under the direction and supervision of a physician.

  • Administers all medications according to order, prescribing information and protocol.
  • Assures pre-authorization and appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to administration of therapies as applicable.
  • Facilitates drug -administration by assessing patient, pertinent labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and, problems and symptom management
  • Obtains Peripheral IV and/or CVAD access/de-access per protocol
  • Maintains accurate documentation of assigned patient care and treatments provided.
  • Utilizes knowledge and resources regarding reimbursement procedures.

Maintains neat and orderly infusion suite

  • Orders and restocks medical and office supplies as needed.
  • Follows OSHA guidelines when handling biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with a blood borne pathogen.
  • Maintains all disinfection protocols.
  • Maintains equipment according to quality control standards.

Facilitates clinical operations and patient care.

  • Facilitates and schedules patient appointments.
  • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
  • As necessary, facilitates communication between patient/family and provider.
  • Appropriately orders specialty and free drug.
  • Maintains clinic schedule and ensures adequate staffing
  • Remains up to date on all emails and department communications

Inter-professional collaboration amongst Intrafusion team and practice staff members.

  • Acts as a resource to LPN/LVNs, medical assistants and administrative assistants.

Participates in professional development activities and maintains current knowledge of infusion nursing.

  • Completes all required education assignments.
  • Participates in mandatory department calls.

Education/Training

Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.

RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (AHA or American Red Cross healthcare provider hands on course)

Must maintain continuing education requirements.

Experience:

Minimum 2-5 years nursing experience required, one year or more of infusion therapy experience preferred

Working Conditions:

Environment (Office)

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. There is a possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to a clinic environment.

Physical Requirements (Lifting, standing, etc.):

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

Job Types: Part-time, PRN, Per diem

Physical Setting:

  • Outpatient

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Details

  • Job Reference: 427289610-2
  • Date Posted: 21 November 2021
  • Employer: Intrafusion by McKesson
  • Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Nursing, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time