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Home Infusion, RN - Tucson, AZ

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Tucson, AZ
Date:
03/23/2017
Job Code:
1729560
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Home Infusion, RN - Tucson, AZ(Job Number:706374)
Description

Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. That's what you discover at AxelaCare. We were founded by a close group of medical professionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient-focused, state of the art home infusion services for acute, hemophilia and Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIg) therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to develop breakthrough technologies for patient outcomes assessment; and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering your life's best work.(sm)

 

The home infusion RN is a registered professional nurse who administers skilled nursing care to patients requiring professional nursing service and teaches and supervises the family and other members of the nursing team. Each staff nurse performs nursing services for residents within the licensed areas serviced by the company or those counties deemed contingent by the Department of Health. These services are performed in accordance with the physicians’ orders and under the direction and supervision of the RNM or DON.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Infuse medications in patients’ homes including monitoring and tracking vital signs, performing IV placement, phlebotomy and medication administration via peripheral infusion device or PICC line, implantable port or central venous catheters as ordered by a licensed physician or licensed practitioner

  • Assess patient in home environments, including clinical assessment, safety of environment and pain assessment

  • Monitor effectiveness of medication treatment, develop plan of care and provide education for patients and family members

  • Observe signs, symptoms, reactions to treatments, physical and emotional condition and report to the physician

  • Teach, supervise and counsel patients and caregivers regarding nursing care needs and related problem

  • Chart services rendered to patients, changes noted in the patients’ condition or family and home situation and make revisions in nursing care plan as needed; evaluate patient care and progress

  • Consult with nursing coordinator for possible alterations of plan of treatment

  • Participate in case conferences

  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of current drug therapy

  • Other responsibilities as needed


Job Health Care Delivery (Clin Care)
Primary Location US-AZ-Tucson
Other Location 
Organization OptumRx AxelaCare
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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