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PRN Home Infusion Nurse (RN) - Fort Smith

Company: Naven Health
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

*A nationwide network of infusion nurses, at the ready.*Delivering an exceptional infusion experience, everywhere. Delivering on our unyielding commitment, always.We are nurses - the best and brightest. And we are here for each other. United in our mission to deliver extraordinary care to all patients, anywhere they are.Joining the Naven Health nurse team means becoming a part of a community that celebrates and supports the nursing profession. We offer the support, training, and benefits that allow us to work with skilled and dedicated infusion professionals.*Job Description Summary:*The Infusion Nurse is a licensed clinician who coordinates and provides direct infusion care in the home or alternate treatment site, ensuring patient safety while providing continuity of care in compliance with the physicians plan of care. The Infusion Nurse works under the direct supervision of their designated Regional Nurse Manager.The Infusion Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care following the nursing process of assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. He/She does so by directing and coordinating all nursing care for patients utilizing established clinical nursing practice standards, ensuring effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desirable patient outcomes.*Job Description:*Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)* Plan, provide, supervise, and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process for patients in accordance with physician orders and established policies and procedures. Use professional judgement to develop and individualize the plans of care and Physicians Plan of Treatment based on assessment of patients baseline needs and response to care.* Provision of direct patient care: perform treatments, administer medications, and educate patients and families/caregivers.* Assess patient needs and physical status each skilled visit through health data assessment and patient interview. Re-evaluate patient needs through physical assessment, response to therapy and any updated physicians orders. Informs physicians of any changes in patient condition, response to care, progress etc. and provides a written summary to physicians to support a supplemental order. Obtains and clarifies orders for Plan of Treatment revisions.* Provides effective and safe teaching using patient centered care approach modifying teaching modalities to fit patient/ family learning style to achieve independence with prescribed therapy and care needs providing for active participation per plan of treatment.* Practice effective and timely communication with all members of the treatment team. (Naven Healths Clinical team, medical providers, patients, and families/caregivers) to facility continuity of care. Completes clinical documentation in real-time during nursing visits following nursing standards of practice and applies approved abbreviations and documentation practices as per Naven Health policies. Ensures notes are transmitted promptly to comply with established timeline for billing optimization.* Coordinates discharge planning including but not limited to preparing discharge summaries with patient instructions. Includes patient care needs, progress towards goals on summaries when transferring care.* Responds promptly and appropriately to simple patient requests and/or to any adverse event or occurrence during patient visit. Initiates emergency protocols as necessary.* Works efficiently by utilizing all of the automated technologies available at Naven Health ensuring validation of Plan of Treatment orders, communication of patient care provided, and that assigned visit schedule is followed, and time reported.*Basic Education and/or Experience Requirements*Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.* Current active and unrestricted registered nurse license* At least 2 years of clinical experience working as an RN in an area the requires training and hands-on experience in infusion therapies, OR* At least 1 year of clinical experience as an RN working in an area noted above* Current certification in Basic Life Support for Health Care Professionals.* Demonstrated competency in and knowledge of INS standards required for safe delivery of services along with exemplary vascular access skills applicable to Naven Health programs and service needs.* Valid Drivers License and proof of liability insurance with access to a vehicle for business travel.*Physical Demand Requirements*Ability to lift or move up to 50 pounds.* Infusion RNs have a high likelihood of occupational exposure to blood, body fluids and other potentially infectious materials. Exposure to potentially hazardous substances is possible which could have possible effects on reproduction. Possible injury from needles, other sharps, fumes, chemicals, humidity, cold, heat, adverse weather elements, animals, secondhand smoke/vape and other home environmental conditions.* Safety requirements must be followed including, but not limited to, closed toe shoes, facemask, gown, gloves, goggles when indicated and RN must have a functioning communication device in both routine and emergency situations.*Travel Requirements: (if required)*Willing to travel 100% of the time for business purposes.* Required to travel up to a 1-hour radius from home for visits.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.Benefits:* 401k_Naven 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._Job Type: Part-timePay: From $34.26 per hourExpected hours: No less than 10 per weekBenefits:* 401(k)* Flexible schedule* Referral programApplication Question(s):* Are you available to work at least 10 hours a week?* Are you willing to travel up to 90 minutes?Experience:* Infusion: 2 years (Preferred)License/Certification:* RN License (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Naven Health, Fort Smith , PRN Home Infusion Nurse (RN) - Fort Smith, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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