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Registered Nurse Home Infusions Part Time Houston TX

Houston, TX 77002
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    873666

The primary role of the Home Infusion Part Time RN is to provide clinical coordination for infusion services for all BriovaRx's patients, coordinating the daily activities of referral, intake, staff / agency assignment, and patient management.  The Clinical Coordinator may also directly provide infusion nursing services to patients receiving infusion medications from BriovaRx'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 BriovaRx'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 coordinates / develops / implements 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
  • Establishes and maintains positive clinical rapport with all patients and their families, representing BriovaRx, including working directly with patients and their families, maintaining contact as per company policy and protocol, and clinically monitoring all patients providing direct infusion therapy services
  • Communicates coordination of care with alternate providers (AIS, hospice) and documents communication
  • Infuses 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, PICC line, implantable port, and/or central venous catheters, and as ordered by a licensed physician or licensed practitioner
  • Assesses 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
  • Works with most ages and diagnosis of patients receiving infusion therapy medication
  • May work with numerous infused or injectable medications including orals per BriovaRx  protocols
  • Clinical oversight of patient functions provided by BriovaRx
  • Collaborative relationships involving agencies delivering services on behalf of, or in conjunction with, BriovaRx, including nursing agencies in a contracted relationship, patient, families, significant caregivers, and other healthcare team members
  • Assists in securing and maintaining licensure and accreditations warranted by BriovaRx, 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
  • May be required to represent the company in clinical interactions as requested
  • May provide education regarding BriovaRx services, for both internal and external customers
  • Functions as clinical educator and resource
  • May work in office or alternate site, as deemed necessary
  • 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
  • Participates in after hours on-call responsibilities
  • Represents self in a professional and ethical manner at all times while representing BriovaRx, 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: 2020-05-15 Expires: 2020-06-14

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