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Infusion Nurse

Company: Option Care Health
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Extraordinary Care. Extraordinary Careers.With the nation's largest home infusion provider, there is no limit to the growth of your career.Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and employees.As a proud recipient of the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award, we recognize that part of being extraordinary is supporting and building --a workforce that is as diverse as the patients and communities we serve.--Join a company that is taking action to develop a culture that is more inclusive, respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team members. We are committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.Job Description Summary:An Infusion Nurse is a licensed clinician who coordinates and provides direct patient care in an Option Care Infusion Suite to ensure patientsafety with continuity and compliance under a Provider's plan of care. Works under the direct supervision of the Manager/Supervisor.Job Description: ---Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)

  • Initiates, develops, and implements nursing plan of treatments, evaluating patient progress towards goals. Organizes and participates in the provision of direct patient care, performs treatments, administers medications, and educates patients and families/caregivers. Modifies plan of treatment in response to changing patient status or physician orders to achieve established or revised patient care goals.
  • Effectively organizes and manages multiple patients in a fast-paced outpatient infusion environment.-- Efficiently structures the patient schedule with staggered, overlapping appointments to provide optimal productivity while delivering high quality direct patient care and excellent clinical documentation.
  • Assesses patient needs and physical status at each skilled visit through health data access and patient interview. Re-evaluates patient needs through physical reassessment, when necessary, clarifies Provider orders and informs Provider promptly of
  • significant changes in patient's condition.
  • Provides effective and safe teaching using patient-centered care approach for patient and family to achieve independence with
  • prescribed therapy and care needs through active participation in therapy plan.
  • Effectively and timely communicates with Option Care Clinical team, medical providers, patients and
  • families/caregivers to facilitate continuity of care. Prepares clinical documentation in Option Care Infusion Suites electronic
  • medical record of choice, real-time during visits to comply with established timelines for billing optimization. Completes all
  • documentation legibly and applies approved abbreviations and documentation error correction practices per Option Care policies.
  • Coordinates discharge planning and prepares discharge summaries with patient instructions and thoroughly reports patient care needs, progress and goals when transferring care
  • Demonstrates compliance with practice operations, Option Care Infusion Suite's policies and procedures, professional standards, local, state, federal regulations/guidelines, and accreditation standards
  • Maximizes work efficiency using computers and other automation technologies to validate orders, communicates patient care provided, and follows assigned visit schedule. Completes all documentation requirements by the end of each work
  • Actively participates in facility process improvement program including documentation review/chart audits.
  • Participates in On Call Responsibilities as required.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by supervisor.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities?-- NO(i.e. hiring, recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews, discipline, etc.)
    Basic Education and/or Experience
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and at least 1 year of experience as a registered nurse or recent graduate with
    • prior experience as an IV Certified LVN/LPN with one-year professional nursing experience
    • Required licensure in Registered Nursing as granted by the state(s) of practice
    • Current CPR certification
      Basic Qualifications
      • Demonstrated competency in patient care standards required for safe delivery of services and infusion skill sets applicable to practice. Advanced certification and training as applicable.
      • Required licensure to operate a motor vehicle in the state of practice with access to a vehicle for business travel with proof of liability insurance or a reliable ability to get to practice setting(s).
      • Basic knowledge of computer operating systems and software applications with the ability to apply self-evaluation for annual appraisal and jointly sets professional growth goals with nurse manager. to apply knowledge in the effective use of nursing technology tools to communicate and document care provided
        Physical Demand Requirements
        • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with a maximum lifting of 75 pounds. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Physical demands may involve walking, standing, crouching, kneeling, turning, pivoting, balancing, stooping, reaching overhead, grasping, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying. Fine motor skills and visual acuity required by this job include ability to see up close and from a distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
        • Team members in this job classification have the likelihood of occupational exposure to blood, body fluids and other potentially infectious materials. Possible exposure to hazardous substances with possible effect on reproduction, injury from needles, other sharps, fumes, chemicals, humidity, cold, heat, adverse weather elements, animals, secondhand smoke/vape and unpredictable home environments.
        • Safety requirements include closed toe-shoes, facemask, goggles, gown and/or gloves and functioning device for communication in both routine and emergency situations.
          Travel Requirements
          • Willing to travel between local Option Care Infusion Suites 100% of the time for business purposes.
            Preferred Qualifications & Interests (PQI's)
            • Bachelor of Science in Nursing as granted by an accredited school of nursing preferred.
              Due to some state pay transparency laws, below is the minimum pay for the position:Salary to be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.Minimum pay is $41.06+Benefits:-401k-Dental Insurance-Disability Insurance-Health Insurance-Life Insurance-Paid Time off-Vision InsuranceOption Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making employment available without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.---

Keywords: Option Care Health, Newark , Infusion Nurse, Healthcare , Newark, Delaware

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