Job Description

Job Title: Infusion Nurse, Chartwell
Job ID: 34577251
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Community Provider Svcs
Department: Pharmacy
Location: 1001 Oakdale Road, Oakdale PA 15071

Description

Purpose:

This infusion nurse position has been created to support the onboarding of new patients for infusion therapy. These nurses are responsible for the clinical review of patient information and coordination for a smooth transition the home. Coordinates and performs skilled nursing care for patients in the home setting. Participates in teaching patients and significant others home medical management; and provides leadership by working cooperatively with staff to establish priorities and goals of patient care.


Responsibilities:
  • Participate in Chartwell Pennsylvania's Performance Improvement Program.
  • Represent self in a professional and ethical; manner at all times.
  • Attend scheduled patient care conferences, in-services, departmental meetings, etc.
  • Take on call responsibility as assigned to provide 24 hour availability, and provide these services in accordance with established protocols.
  • Support the marketing efforts of the center by assisting the sales team and providing educational programs to referral sources, as requested.
  • Set high goals or standards of performance for self.
  • Display a neat, clean, professional appearance at all times.
  • Participate in the activities of the Performance Improvement Program.
  • Submit all required patient care documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Take professional responsibility for self-protection during required work in potentially hazardous situations (i.e., handling of cytoxic agents, handling of blood and body fluids).
  • Maintain courteous demeanor at all times.
  • Promote Chartwell culture by providing quality, comprehensive services to all customers through a team approach.Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and express ideas clearly.
  • Make sure that work meets quality standards.
  • Provide infusion and other skilled nursing care to patients.
  • Show pride in work.
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport.
  • Complete work on schedule.
  • Comply with all applicable company policies and procedures.
  • Complete all required patient care documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Maintain professional licensure, certification and health requirements as well as demonstrating clinical competence of orientation programs, etc.
  • Take initiative to present ideas/ suggestion to management.
  • Provide pre-discharge patient assessments when appropriate.
  • Participate in the orientation of other nurses or center personnel, as requested.
  • Demonstrate reliability and follow-through on all assigned tasks.
  • Communicate to supervisor, physicians and other health care providers, as appropriate, any changes in the patient's condition.
  • Utilize appropriate communication lines in relaying problems, concerns, questions, and ideas.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively and maintain expected productivity.

Qualifications

Diploma from an accredited school of nursing required. B.S.N. preferred. 1 year previous specialized home health experience preferred. 1 year clinical experience involving infusion therapy, including patient assessment skills, and venous access skills.CPR certification required. PICC training preferred. Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills required. Ability to assume a flexible work schedule.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

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  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
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  • UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    Salary Range: $23.28 to $40.28 / hour

    Union Position: No

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