Infusion Nurse RN
Accredo Health Group, Inc - Warrendale, PA

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The primary function of the Infusion Nurse RN is to provide essential in-home IV Infusion medical treatment, response management and follow up care to our clients after release from a health care facility. In addition, within an assigned geographical territory, the Infusion Nurse RN will administer and monitor patients in the home during treatment and provide the necessary education on treatment regimen, condition management and treatment self-administration when appropriate. This is a multi-faceted role of nurse, trainer and coordinator and the individual must be calm, professional with the ability and willingness to work with a wide range of personality types in a variety of home environments.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvide patient clinical coordination in a variety of environments including home, infusion suites, hospitals and doctor offices.Train patients in the self-administration of treatments, and how to quickly recognize and respond to symptoms of adverse physical reactions to treatments. Coordinate with pharmacists to address changes in patient condition or drug management issues.Collaborate and confer with branch staff regarding patient status and treatment needsDocument all interactions and communication with patients, plan of treatment (POT), assessment, treatments, patient responses/reactions to treatment, status of disease process and training activities into electronic device in a timely mannerComplete training for new/specialty infusion therapiesAdditional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONSNursing degree2 5 years of relevant working experience; at least one year as a specialized RN in acute or home care/home infusion environment; Completion of intravenous skill inventory/trainingRegistered Nursing Licensure; PICC, CRNI, Access device certification a plus General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office, Internet and email; Home internet access is strongly desired Strong venous access skills; Availability to work weekend hours if needed, and flexibility to work alternate shifts on short notice; Ability to lift and perform repetitive motions; Critical care experience preferred; Previous home infusion experience a strongly preferred *LI-MD1

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