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Home Infusion Clinical Nurse

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Rochester
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

702506 - Home Infusion Clinical Nurse - Rochester, NY - 13 -Week Contract
Sigma healthcare team is currently looking for a Home Infusion Clinical Nurse to work onsite in Rochester.

Shift: D/E/N ROTATING SHIFT, -Flexibility of Day shift 8:00am-4:30pm or Evening shift 11:00am-7:30pm, weekends per need.

Job Requirements:

  • Performs initial assessment and ongoing reassessments for each patient.
  • Monitors and maintains infusion sites and systems.
  • Administers and monitors antineoplastic agents, parenteral nutrition, investigational medications, blood and/or blood components and pain management medications.
  • Follows the seven (7) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Performs venous and arterial punctures and phlebotomies.
  • Assesses patient's condition, initiates plan of care, re-evaluates and updates as necessary.
  • Observes and assesses patients for adverse reactions and/or complications to parenteral therapy, antineoplastic agents, medications and blood and/or blood components.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.
  • Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Obtains all necessary physician orders and collaborates with physician as patient's needs dictate.
  • Re-evaluates the need for continued care on an ongoing basis; initiates recertification as necessary.
  • patient.Provides nursing care and infusion therapy care to all ages of patients from neonate to the geriatric according to established protocols.
  • Labels cannula, dressing, solution, medication and administration set with pertinent information
  • Provides education to patient and/or caregiver on treatment and ongoing care.
  • Follows up with obtaining lab results and notifying physician of any significant results.
  • Maintains aseptic practices and infection prevention and control procedures.
  • continued care, new problems, etc.Initiates case conferences to discuss multidisciplinary team responsibilities, patient progress, plans for
  • Obtains needed supplies and equipment to provide care.
  • Maintains infusion therapy equipment.
  • staff meetings.Participates in agency's other mandated activities, including in-services, UR/PI committee meetings and
  • Adheres to all agency, payroll, billing and documentation policies and procedures.
  • Meets established guidelines for documentation.
  • Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Wears identification while on duty.
  • Attends annual review and in-services, as appropriate.
  • Represents the agency in a positive and professional manner.
  • Improvement (QAPI) activities.Actively participates in performance improvement and Quality Assurance and Performance
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • customersConsistently displays ICARE behaviors and values in every interaction with external and internal

    Job Qualifications:

    • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse.
    • Experience as an RN commensurate with one (1) of the following:

      One (1) year acute care experience within the last two (2) years
      One (1) year community health or public health experience within the last two (2) years
      One (1) year home healthcare experience within the last two (2) years
      One (1) year outpatient facility experience within the last two (2) years

      • Current certification as CRNI preferred.
      • Current BCLS certification.
      • Current health certificate/physical examination and TB testing.
      • Successful completion of Background and Drug screening.
      • Knowledgeable in the use of infusion equipment.
      • Valid state driver's license and reliable automobile.
      • Proof of current automobile insurance.
      • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
      • Basic computer knowledge
      • Must have effective communication skills.
      • Demonstrated leadership capabilities with the ability relate well to staff and other professionals.

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Rochester , Home Infusion Clinical Nurse, Healthcare , Rochester, New York

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