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INFUSION NURSE – NEW YORK, NY

We are seeking Per Diem  Infusion Nurses in our Hawthorne, NY (Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and Westchester counties) area markets who will provide primary patient care for specifically assigned patients to include assessments, care planning, evaluation and education of patients receiving infusion therapy and/or other nursing services in accordance with the care matrices and best practices in the home or alternate site settings. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to work effectively with others to provide safe and effective drug infusion therapy.  The ability to problem solve, excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as organizational and time management skills are a must. The nurse must also be able to use computerized charting, time management systems and software applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Provide the majority, if not all of the direct care for all specifically assigned patients including initiation and maintenance of all communications with appropriate care team members including pharmacists, physicians, dieticians, home patient representatives and any appropriate community resource staff members.
  • Evaluate and educate patient/care partner’s ability to safely administer the home infusion therapy and provide additional instruction as indicated.
  • Evaluate the home environment where the care is to be provided and identify interventions that may be required to render the home care environment safe and appropriate for the prescribed care.
  • Develop, in conjunction with other clinical team members, each patient’s Care Plan and evaluate patient’s response to therapy during each home visit or encounter.
  • Appropriately discharge primary patients and complete discharge summary within 7 days of discharge.
  • Develop and maintain caseload scheduling and communications on a weekly and monthly basis in updating schedule with changes.
  • Document patient visit to physician or lab drawing station on calendar.
  • Coordinate care via live telephone conversations and/or voicemail with the team as determined by the urgency of information to be relayed.
  • Document all communications at the time of service.
  • Rotational after hour and weekend on call, and as needed
  • Computerized documentation of patient visits accurately and in a timely manner

 

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 3 years nursing experience with background infusion therapy
  • RN degree
  • Current nursing license for applicable state
  • Experience in ICU, or Cardiac Care preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Knowledgeable and competent in care and maintenance of vascular access devices 
  • Competent in peripheral IV placement skills
  • Current CPR Certification
  • PICC/Midline placement a plus
  • CRNI a plus
  • Must own properly registered and insured vehicle to use for patient visits (if applicable)
  • Valid state driver’s license (if applicable) or state issued ID
  • Ability to multi-task and have critical thinking skills
  • Road warrior
 
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Soleo Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer