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RN - Infusion (M-F No Call)

Company: GI Alliance
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

GI Alliance is seeking an experienced Infusion Registered Nurse. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Position purpose Responsible for providing professional nursing care for patients including assessment, treatment, care planning, and medical care and evaluation by following established professional standards and practices. Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care. Functions as primary liaison between patients, staff and physicians. Responsibilities/Duties/Functions/Tasks: Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality. Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition. Provides patient care based on nursing practice guidelines, company policies, INS standards of practice and federal/state laws and regulations.
Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response. Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns. Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
Maintains/reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information. Posts tests and examination results. Maintains accurate inventory of all medications.
Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Responsible for administering all medications: PO, IV, SC, IM as prescribed.
Coordinate and execute treatment plans for patients
Schedule follow-up appointments
Will collaborate with GIA Research department as required
Other duties as directed or assigned. EDUCATION: RN degree. Completion of nursing training from an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years professional nursing experience. Minimum of 1 year infusion experience in acute, outpatient, home and / or physician office setting. Gastroenterology experience preferred. REQUIREMENTS: Current state registered nurse license. Current CPR certificate. CRNI certification preferred. Performance Requirements: Knowledge of nursing processes; health care systems, structure, and functions; and community resources. Understanding of health care technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, INS standards of nursing practice and GIA policies and procedures. Proficiency in obtaining and maintenance of intravenous access through peripheral IV catheter insertions and/or central venous access devises Knowledge of chart/medical record documentation requirements and federal/state HIPAA laws related to release of health care information.
Knowledge of common OSHA safety hazards and precautions to maintain a safe work environment.
Skill and knowledge in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care.
Skill in time management, problem solving, multitasking, prioritizing, and medical care coordination.
Skill in verbal and written communication.
Skill in initiating appropriate crisis interventions and emergency response calmly and effectively.
Skill in patient triage in person and on the phone.
Skill in preparing/maintaining records, writing reports and responding to correspondence.
Ability to analyze options and then counsel patients and families about choices and make referrals to other providers and resources.
Ability to read and interpret physicians' orders and notes from other providers.
Ability to calculate and administer drug dosages and injections and measure results.
Ability to maintain quality control standards.
Perform other clinical duties as deemed appropriate by nursing management/supervisor GI Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive, welcoming, and equitable work environment. Our company values and celebrates the diversity of our physicians, staff and patients. We firmly believe our service is greatly enriched by our diversity of thought, experience, perspective, culture, and background. Please Note: All job offers are contingent on the successful completion of pre-employment criminal history check. NOTE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL FOR CONSIDERATION. No phone calls or agencies, please. EEO/AA-M/F/disabled/protected veteran

Keywords: GI Alliance, Lee's Summit , RN - Infusion (M-F No Call), Healthcare , Lees Summit, Missouri

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