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Infusion Nurse, Chartwell

  • Job ID: 02095238
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Community Provider Services
  • Department: Nursing
  • Location: 1001 Oakdale Road, Oakdale PA 15071
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $23.28 to $40.28 / hour

Description

This position is a casual, as needed role based out of Oakdale, but the candidate would need to be flexible and able to travel to multiple hospitals in a day while working.

Purpose:
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)
  • Act 34

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