Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to provide quality, efficient, accurate and safe home infusion therapy services in compliance with accrediting bodies. Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the infusion plan of care and ongoing educational and associated support needs.
Works with leadership team as directed to review and develop infusion protocols, standards of care, procedures and patient education material.
Assesses the clinical, infusion related, educational and psychosocial needs of the client and caregiver.
Designs individualized plans of care with the client and caregiver.
Promotes an environment of collaboration and team when dealing with the client and caregiver, managing provider, home health agency and other members of the health care team to ensure safe and effective home infusion therapy services.
Prepares appropriate educational materials for each client and implements clinical and educational interventions based on identified needs and evidence-based guidelines.
Accurately and as per policy documents in the medical record to adequately reflect assessments, plans of care, interventions, collaboration and evaluation of therapy compliance and effectiveness.
Collaborates with the physician and other health care professionals to develop home infusion protocols to meet each client's specific infusion therapy needs.
Is able to respond to the concerns and complaints of clients and their caregivers, physicians, referral sources or home health agencies by utilizing appropriate listening techniques then referring the individual and group to the appropriate resource for resolution of the issue.
Performs case management and consulting functions with all members of the health care team.
Cooperates with and shares responsibility with other nursing staff for covering week day, holiday, and weekend on call services to ensure 24 hour a day and 7 day a week coverage.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
As a RN Intake Coordinator for Home Infusion:
Call Patients weekly to set up next delivery of medication
Provides education with each phone call
Write and send a progress note to provider per policy
Completes telephonic teaching to patient regarding the medication they will be receiving
Must know all medications that the pharmacy provides so questions from patient can be answered
Answer phones. Triage calls. Provide education to the caller or transfer if needed
Fast paced environment.
Communicate with pharmacist and warehouse
Check CADD pumps for infusion and deliver to warehouse
Create patient folder for each new patient coming on service
Hours: 8a to 4:30p or 8:30a to 5p
Weekends: Approximately 1 weekend every 12 weeks - subject to change
On-Call/Holidays: Rotation based to be reviewed at interview
At Geisinger, the caring that we provide to our patients and members also extends to you and your family. Our competitive compensation and benefits package helps you and your loved ones stay healthy, meet your financial goals and thrive professionally and personally.
Benefits: Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits, including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage. And with our healthcare benefits, you'll also receive care from one of the top innovative healthcare systems in the country. Our suite of benefits supports you and your family in a variety of ways, including coverage for same-sex or opposite-sex spouses, domestic partners and their children and stepchildren.
Paid Time Off: Our generous paid-time-off packages allow you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family. We also offer paid military and parental leave.
Diversity and Inclusion: We strive to create an environment where our patients, health plan members and employees can be their most authentic selves. Join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). ERGs provide opportunities for all Geisinger employees to build internal and external networks and further develop professionally. ERGs are formed around common identities but are open to all employees.
Tuition Assistance: Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement: We offer tuition reimbursement towards both undergraduate and graduate degrees.(Part time and Full Time Positions only)
Retirement: We contribute 5% of your salary to your retirement plan and offer auto-enrollment to make saving convenient for you.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Nursing (Preferred)
Minimum of 3 years-Nursing (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.