RN- Infusion Pharmacy (Home Health)
Company: SJH Home Health Network
Posted on: November 11, 2018
RN- Infusion Pharmacy (Home Health) The registered nurse provides infusion services for patients at home based on the order of a licensed prescriber. Assists in the coordination of home health services after patients are referred to assist in the transition from hospital to home care and insure continuity of care between hospital, clinic setting, SNF, physician's office and home. Continually re-evaluates infusion pharmacy patient's nursing needs. Essential Functions: Demonstrates knowledge and competency in performing baseline-nursing skills, including assessment, wound care, catheter care and infusion. Maintains clinical competencies according to ministry standards. Initiates and/or administers infusion therapy accurately and timely under the direction of a physician at specific time-points. When indicated coordinates infusion pharmacy services with nursing agencies who will resume care of patient. Assists the pharmacists with plan of care, in collaboration with the patient, family/caregiver and physician orders, specific care or treatments to be provided, appropriate goals, medications, other disciplines needed and discharge plan. Documents the initiation of infusion services in the Infusion Pharmacy EHR. Implements and provides nursing care, treatment and services according to the plan of care and accepted standards of care to include patient education and any IV or other medications required to be administered by the nurse. Communicates changes in patient status, patient issues and concerns and changes in orders to the Physician and Pharmacist according to ministry guidelines. Practices infection control and universal precautions for self and others in patient care activities. Minimum Position Qualifications: Education: Completes necessary education to attain RN Licensure in state of California. Experience: One year experience in nursing in a clinical setting. License / Certification: Current California RN license; driver's license and current automobile liability insurance; current basic CPR Preferred Position Qualifications: IV and Central lines experience Intravenous infusion experience Experience with EHR Home health field experience Since 1988, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services has been a trusted leader in home health, hospice and infusion pharmacy, helping clients throughout Orange County, Los Angeles County and the Inland Empire receive the quality care they need in the comfort of their home. A member of the St. Joseph Hoag Health alliance, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services is guided by our core values of excellence, service, dignity and justice in everything we do. With over 700 caring employees, we are dedicated to restoring the health and well-being of clients and families at all stages of life's journey. St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health, Home Care Services complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Keywords: SJH Home Health Network, Los Angeles , RN- Infusion Pharmacy (Home Health), Healthcare , Torrance, California
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