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Clinical Coordinator Home Infusion RN Chandler AZ

Chandler, AZ 85225
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    860052
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The primary role of the Clinical Coordinator is to provide clinical coordination for infusion services for all Optum Infusion Pharmacy patients, coordinating the daily activities of referral, intake, staff / agency assignment and patient management. The Clinical Coordinator / Home Infusion, RN may also directly provide infusion nursing services to patients receiving infusion medications from Optum Infusion Pharmacy's branch pharmacy service area (as needed). Service delivery will occur in patient's home or alternate site per patient's request. All infusion services and medication delivery will be provided utilizing accepted Infusion therapy clinical technique and Optum Infusion Pharmacy's established policy and procedures ordered by a licensed physician or licensed practitioner. All clinical operations will be consistent with established goals, objectives, and policies, and specifically focused on delivery of infusion therapy nursing and medication delivery. The coordination / case manager function coordinate / develop / implement individualized plans of care.   

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Receives, evaluates, accepts and executes the initial patient intake process to assure that patient verification, assessment, teaching and the ongoing scheduling of nursing services occur in a timely manner
  • Reviews patient chart for admission criteria, assessing patient's needs will be met, therapy is appropriate and environment is safe
  • Assures timely communication with other company personnel, and outside providers, especially physicians and other agencies, to assure the quality and continuity of patient care
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive clinical rapport with all patients and their families, representing Optum Infusion Pharmacy including working directly with patients and their families, maintain contact as per company policy and protocol and clinically monitor all patients providing direct infusion therapy services
  • Communicates coordination of care with alternate providers (AIS, hospice) and documents communication
  • Infuse medications on a regular basis in patient's home setting including monitoring and tracking vital signs, performing procedures such as IV placement, phlebotomy, and medication administration via peripheral infusion device; or PICC line; Implantable port; and / or Central Venous Catheters and as ordered by a licensed physician or licensed practitioner
  • Assess patient in home environments, including clinical assessment safety of environment, pain assessment, monitor effectiveness of medication treatment, develop plan of care, education for patients and patient's family members, including providing care
  • Completes all required patient care documentation and reports accurately and in a timely manner, according to internal and external regulatory requirements
  • Tracks schedule of visits
  • Willingness to work with most ages and diagnosis of patients receiving infusion therapy medication
  • May work with numerous infused or Injectable medications including orals per Optum Infusion Pharmacy  protocols
  • Clinical oversight of patient functions provided by Optum Infusion Pharmacy
  • Collaborative relationships involving  agencies delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with Optum Infusion Pharmacy, including  nursing agencies in a contracted relationship, patient, families, significant caregivers, and other healthcare team members
  • Maintaining current State Nursing licensure, as required by the State Department of Health, is mandatory
  • Assist in securing and maintaining licensure and accreditations warranted by Optum Infusion Pharmacy, including required Home Health Licensure, JCAHO, and any other licensure or credentialing as necessary
  • Compliance and adherence to State and Federal regulations and laws, JCAHO, HIPAA, CPR, and infusion pharmacy and nursing licensure accepted standards of practice
  • Participates in staff meetings with nursing and pharmacy
  • Maintain all mandatory education required upon hire and annually per policy
  • May be required to represent the company in clinical interactions as requested
  • May provide education regarding Optum Infusion Pharmacy services, for both internal and external customers
  • Function as clinical educator, and resource
  • May work in office or alternate settings including home setting
  • Ability to travel on occasion
  • Excellent driving record Maintains professional and automobile liability insurance
  • May be required to work any day or shift as required to accommodate patient schedules in administering medications
  • May be required to lift or carry equipment and supplies to patients home
  • Required to participate in afterhours on call responsibilities
  • Represents self in a professional and ethical manner at all times, while representing Optum Infusion Pharmacy, complying with all applicable company policies and procedures
  • May be asked to participate in cross training of the various clinical functions in order to function in multiple roles as required
  • Other duties as requested

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


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Posted: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-03-16

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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