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Infusion Nurse - Part Time - San Fernando Valley

Company: Option Care Enterprises, Inc.
Location: Sun Valley
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Extraordinary Careers. Endless Possibilities.

With the nation's largest home infusion provider, there is no limit to the growth of your career.

Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers and employees.

As a two-year recipient of the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award, we recognize that part of being extraordinary is building a thriving workforce that is as diverse as the patients and communities we serve.
Join a company that is taking action to develop a culture that is more inclusive, respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team members. We are committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce.

Job Description Summary:
Hiring Range From $47+

An Infusion Nurse II is a licensed registered nurse who coordinates and provides intermediate direct patient care to patients in the home, or in an alternate infusion suite, to ensure patient safety with continuity and compliance under a physician's plan of care. Works under structured supervision of the designated supervisor.
Job Description:

Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time spent)

  • Initiates, develops, and implements intermediate nursing plan of care treatments, evaluating patient progress towards goals. Organizes and participates in the provision of direct patient care, performs treatments, administers medications, and educates patients and families/caregivers. Modifies plan of treatment in response to changing patient status or physician orders to achieve established or revised patient care goals.
  • Assesses patient needs and physical status at each skilled visit through health data access and patient interview. Re-evaluates patient needs through physical reassessment, response to therapy, and supplemental physician orders. Obtains and clarifies physician orders for plan of treatment revisions, informs physician promptly of significant changes in patient's condition, and provides written summary to physician within supplemental order.
  • Provides training and mentorship to Infusion Nurse I's as needed to ensure patient safety and compliance.
  • Provides effective and safe teaching using patient-centered care approach for patient and family to achieve independence with prescribed therapy and care needs through active participation per plan of treatment goals.
  • Effectively and timely communicates with Option Care's Clinical team, medical providers, patients, and families/caregivers to facilitate continuity of care. Prepares clinical documentation in real-time during visits and submits to the nursing department to comply with established timelines for billing optimization. Completes all documentation legibly and applies approved abbreviations and documentation error correction practices per Option Care's policy.
  • Coordinates discharge planning and prepares discharge summaries with patient instructions and thoroughly reports patient care needs, progress and goals when transferring care.
  • Demonstrates compliance with agency operations, Option Care's policies and procedures, professional standards, local, state, federal regulations/guidelines, and accreditation standards.
  • Maximizes work efficiency through the use of computers and other automation technologies to validate plan of treatment orders, communicates patient care provided, and follows assigned visit schedule.
  • Responds promptly and appropriately to patient requests. Initiates emergency procedures as necessary.
  • Accepts accountability for own practice through ethical and professional conduct. Follows established programs and practice within policies and procedures reflective of Option Care's mission, values, and objectives.
  • Observes legal and ethical guidelines for safeguarding the confidentiality of patient and proprietary Option Care information including adherence to HIPAA regulations.
  • Speaks knowledgeably about Option Care's scope of services and effectively instructs patients about related financial obligations for care and service charges.
  • Attends and completes required training modules, in-services, and continuing education to maintain competency and professional licensure for demonstrated knowledge regarding the care and management of patients in the home and/or alternate care settings. Effectively provides oversight and coordination of paraprofessionals in the home setting and may act as the Supervisor in the absence of the Supervisor or Nurse Manager as applicable in accordance with state and federal regulations.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary team conferences and provides precepting, training, and mentoring to other nurses for orientation, and onboarding and supervisory activities as assigned.
  • Participates in nursing department on-call responsibilities.
  • Performs other related duties as directed by supervisor. Supervisory Responsibilities

    Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

    (i.e. hiring, recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews, discipline, etc.)

    No - X

    Yes

    Basic Education and/or Experience
    • Active and unrestricted RN license in the state of practice.
    • Minimum of 1 years of nursing experience.
    • Current CPR certification required. Basic Qualifications
      • Demonstrated competency in patient care standards required for safe delivery of services and infusion skill sets applicable to agency programs and service needs. Advanced certification and training as applicable.
      • Required licensure to operate a motor vehicle in the state of practice with access to a vehicle for business travel with proof of liability insurance.
      • Basic knowledge of computer operating systems and software applications with the abilityn self-evaluation for annual appraisal and jointly sets professional growth goals with nurse manager. to apply knowledge in the effective use of nursing technology tools to communicate and document care provided. Physical Demand Requirements
        • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with a maximum lifting of 75 pounds. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Physical demands may involve walking, standing, crouching, kneeling, turning, pivoting, balancing, stooping, reaching overhead, grasping, pushing, pulling, lifting and carrying. Fine motor skills and visual acuity required by this job include ability to see up close and from a distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
        • Team members in this job classification have the likelihood of occupational exposure to blood, body fluids and other potentially infectious materials. Possible exposure to hazardous substances with possible effect on reproduction, injury from needles, other sharps, fumes, chemicals, humidity, cold, heat, adverse weather elements, animals, secondhand smoke/vape and unpredictable home environments.
        • Safety requirements include closed toe-shoes, facemask, goggles, gown and/or gloves and functioning device for communication in both routine and emergency situations. Travel Requirements: (if required)
          • Willing to travel up to 100% of the time for business purposes. Preferred Qualifications & Interests (PQIs)
            • Bachelor of Science in Nursing as granted by an accredited school of nursing preferred.
            • 1-2 years of previous infusion nursing experience preferred.

              Do to some state pay transparency laws, below is the minimum pay for the position:

              Salary to be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.
              Minimum pay is $43.79+

              Benefits:

              -401k

              -Paid Time off

              Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making employment available without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Keywords: Option Care Enterprises, Inc., Los Angeles , Infusion Nurse - Part Time - San Fernando Valley, Healthcare , Sun Valley, California

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