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Nurse Clinician (RN) - East Home Infusion RN

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Spokane
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Providence is calling a Nurse Clinician (Home Infusion, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Participate in the development of an efficient and cost-effective nursing department by:
  • Exercise principles of effective time management when scheduling patients.
  • Monitor for effective utilization and management of patient supplies and medications.

  • Practice nursing by following Providence Infusion's policies and procedures and the Washington State Nurse Practice Act.
  • Attend all mandatory nursing department meetings and in-services.
  • Complete all annual nursing competencies.
  • Is responsible for meeting all Joint Commission requirements as related to nursing.

  • Admit and educate patients/caregivers in all infusion therapies:
  • Inform patients/caregivers of all aspects of infusion therapy and reviewing all admission paperwork.
  • Insure that all reimbursement forms and consents are completed and submitted at admission.
  • Asses, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  • Report all care provided in patient's electronic record.
  • Maintain and update the patient's medication profile.
  • Evaluate and document patient/caregiver response to interventions, revising care plan as needed.
  • Complete recertification paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Submit daily logs and patient paperwork per policy on a consistent basis.
  • Communicate with all disciplines involved with patient's infusion therapy following each shift worked. The report is clear, concise, and contains all pertinent information.
  • Keep Nurse Scheduler informed on a daily basis of changes in scheduled visits or availability.
  • Participate in on-call coverage; including after-hours triage, holiday, and weekends.
  • Report to work and visits as scheduled and on time.
  • Per Diem Nurse: perform the same functions as a Nurse Clinician on an interim basis.
  • Triage Nurse: receive incoming phone calls from Infusion patients/caregivers/ field nurses, assess patient needs, problem solves pump issues, programs pumps over the phone, contact patient MD's as needed, arrange nursing visits as needed, communicate issues with pharmacist and field nurses, participate in weekend and after hour triage.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Current Washington State Registered Nursing License
  • Current Washington State Driver's license and automobile
  • Current CPR certification
  • Proof of vehicle insurance
  • 1 year of experience in acute care nursing

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Home health or home infusion experience

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Tukwila and Spokane, Washington provides pharmaceutical services to patients in communities throughout Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Montana. Patient safety, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes are our priorities. Our services include nutrition and pharmacological therapies to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Suites, disease management and related specialized infusion therapies, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and nutrition consulting and support services.

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Spokane , Nurse Clinician (RN) - East Home Infusion RN, Other , Spokane, Washington

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