Infusion Nursing Supervisor (San Francisco, CA)
Apria Healthcare - Hayward, CA

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Description

Coram, an Apria Healthcare Company, is a leading provider of specialty infusion and pharmacy distribution services with more than 80 branch locations and over 50 infusion suites throughout the country. Our more than 2,000 employees, including nearly 1,000 infusion nurses and pharmacists, are known in the industry for providing a high level of personalized care to thousands of home and infusion suite IV patients every day. Please visit our website at

www.coramhc.com

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Infusion Nurse Supervisor

We have an exciting new position operating an independent infusion suite in San Francisco, CA

Provides nursing care and services in accordance with company policies and procedures, and all applicable accreditation, federal, state, and local regulations.

Applies appropriate ethical, legal, confidentiality and advocacy principles to the planning and delivery of patient care.

Monitors all performance improvement indicators and any risk management activities as they relate to nursing and/or the overall branch operations.

Develops and recommends changes as necessary to ensure effective and efficient communication among infusion team.

Oversees the field clinician's dynamic development, implementation and evaluation of patient plans of care through unannounced and scheduled joint visits as well as through assessment of documentation, observation of interactions, feedback from patients and evaluation of the degree to which nursing interventions facilitate timely achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Ensures that the primary nurse case managers are successful in communicating clinical issues, status changes and response to therapy to the pharmacists and all other appropriate members of the health care team.

Monitors compliance to ensure the timely completion of nursing-related documentation and plan of treatment orders according to Coram policies and procedures.

Reviews documentation within 24 hours of receipt within the branch for appropriateness.

Reviews on-call records to evaluate patient care, process problems, scheduling issues and education needs of patients and staff.

Assists with interpreting and implementing new nursing policies.

Supports the territory management plan utilizing a flexible staffing ratio of full-time, per diem and agency nurses to maximize departmental efficiencies and effectiveness

Assists with didactic and clinical hands-on training and education, competency assessments and related documentation, communication, and action planning provided to nursing staff. Prepares and presents in-services for entire infusion staff in conjunction with pharmacy and branch leadership. .

Provides clinical support to the sales team as needed as it pertains to the production of new clinical programs and/or marketing activities to physicians, nursing agencies, and referral sources. Collaborates with pharmacy staff to develop, monitor and evaluate goals of patient therapy.

Participates in on call as indicated by staffing and business needs.

Appropriately documents patient care activity, home infusion nursing services provided and all communication with patient and physician.

Documentation is legible, accurate, complete, and complies with company policy and procedure for electronic and paper patient clinical record entries.

Troubleshoots problems regarding operational and clinical procedures. Responds to customer inquiries and resolves patient complaints.

Maintains clinical proficiency and competency in skills and theory of infusion therapy, access management and infection control by reviewing literature and participating in approved in-services, seminars and conferences.

Participates in education and training conferences on patient care and topics related to infusion therapy services as required by the State Board of Nursing and company policy.

Qualifications

RN Diploma, Associates or Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or school of nursing, plus a minimum of two years of IV related experience and one year of charge or supervisory responsibilities.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in appropriate state of practice is required. Additional licensure may be required in multi state service areas.

Must possess a valid and current driver's license and auto insurance.

Must have and maintain a current CPR.

CRNI preferred.

Basic computer skills.

Excellent customer service skills (verbal and written).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Required to use hands to demonstrate equipment, administer medications and to drive.

Required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.

Required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Vision requirements include close vision, color vision, night vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
May be occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals such as chemotherapy drugs.

Regularly works in outside weather conditions when traveling to patients.

Exposed to potentially infectious materials such as blood and/or body fluids.

Occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

Apria Healthcare

(or Coram Healthcare

) is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Because Apria believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes. AA/EOE, M/F/D/V

Job

Clinical

Primary Location

CA-Hayward

Schedule

Full-time

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