As a key member of the interdisciplinary care team, the Home Health Infusion Nurse coordinates the delivery of care and services appropriate to the needs of the patient and their families. This includes physical and psychosocial assessment, identification of interventions, care plan development, education and monitoring.
This position must be able to work independently, be detail oriented and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Additionally, this position requires a reliable means to travel to multiple sites throughout the shift for patient visits.
Deliver care as delegated by physician, providing accurate and clinically appropriate infusion therapy assessments and interventions for all therapies, access devices and disease processes; assessing patient for health status changes, support systems and home environment, updating the care team and documenting in clinical record as indicated.
Partner with the patient, family and care team in developing and implementing plan of care with specific goals under the direction of the physician. Initiate and coordinate care conferences with the participation of all members of the care team as needed.
Provide education and support to patients and caregivers that enable them to safely and effectively self-administer medications and solutions. This includes storage, aseptic technique, equipment use, side effects and potential complications.
Coordinate the discharge of patients when goals are met with the physician and other disciplines to achieve an orderly transition for the patient/family.
Facilitate and manage home infusion referrals as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
2 years of recent nursing experience in an acute care setting, preferably in critical care, oncology or med/surg Knowledge of computer applications in order to perform job duties: electronic charting, etc.
Current MN Nursing License
Current American Heart Association issued Basic Life Support (BLS)
Valid Drivers License
Current and adequate automobile insurance policy
Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent similar health related field
1 year of previous home care/home infusion therapy experience
Experience with pediatrics, geriatrics and oncology patients
Certification in infusion therapy, oncology or critical care
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