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Home Infusion RN

Company: Dynamic Access Llc
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Purpose StatementHome infusion therapy (HIT) is a method of administering infusion therapy directly in a patient's home as well as in other settings such as nursing homes, hospitals, and outpatient clinics. The versatility of HIT provides patients with more autonomy over their care.The role of a Home Infusion RN involves delivering excellent patient care. This specialized position caters to adult patients, providing them with the necessary treatment. As a Home Infusion RN, your primary responsibility is infusion therapy involving a variety of treatments including but not limited to IVIG, monoclonal antibodies, enzyme replacement, clotting factor, and other agents using various methods of administration. This job requires a blend of clinical expertise and compassionate care.This position reports to the Area Director of Infusion Services.Required Education and ExperienceCurrent and valid RN license.A minimum of 3 years nursing experience is required.Excellent IV skills and a passion for working with patients.Strong clinical assessment and critical thinking skills.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a home care setting.Proficient in electronic health record (EHR) documentation.Candidates must have excellent IV skills and enjoy working with patients.Successful candidates will likely develop a steady caseload of grateful and satisfied patients.Previous experience in critical care areas preferred.Minimum of 1 year in hospital infusion therapy, home infusion therapy preferred.Certification in infusion therapy (CRNI) is a plus.Preferred area of expertise to include pediatrics and adult medical care.ResponsibilitiesAdminister infusion therapies, including IVIG, monoclonal antibodies, enzyme replacement, and clotting factor, following physician orders and established protocols.Assess and monitor patients during infusion therapy to ensure safety and efficacy.Educate patients and their families on infusion therapy procedures, potential side effects, and self-care practices.Collaborate with physicians, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals to develop and implement patient care plans.Provide comprehensive patient assessments, including physical and psychosocial factors, to tailor care to individual needs.Document patient care activities, treatment plans, and outcomes promptly and accurately.Participate in continuous professional development to stay abreast of industry trends, guidelines, and best practices.Other duties as assigned.Work EnvironmentThis position travels to the patients home or other clinical settings as needed. Assumes on-call responsibilities during the day, evening, weekends, and holidays per individual employee agreement.Physical DemandsAbility 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, and goggles when indicated and RN must have a functioning communication device in both routine and emergencies.by Jobble

Keywords: Dynamic Access Llc, Philadelphia , Home Infusion RN, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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