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Sr. Registered Nurse, Home Infusion - New Orleans, LA

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
New Orleans, LA
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
739377
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739377 Sr Registered Nurse Home Infusion New Orleans LA

Sr. Registered Nurse, Home Infusion - New Orleans, LA (739377)

Position Description

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

 
The primary role of the Sr. Registered Nurse is to assist the Regional Nurse Manager with administrative duties and to provide clinical care and education to home-based patients receiving a wide range of parenteral medications dispensed from BriovaRx Infusion Services pharmacies (the “Company”). 
 
The most common route of administration is intravenous, however medications may also be given via subcutaneous infusion or injection, intramuscular injection, or intraspinal (intrathecal and epidural) infusion.  Service delivery takes place in patient homes and also in ambulatory infusion suites, where available. All infusion services and medication delivery is provided in accordance with BriovaRx Infusion Services policies, procedures and therapy-specific protocols, and based on comprehensive orders received from a physician or licensed practitioner.  The Sr. Registered Nurse fills an integral role in the clinical operations of the organization, working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team needed to prepare, deliver and seek reimbursement for the infusion therapy that is safely and effectively administered to each patient. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assisting RNM with administrative duties and scheduling patients
  • Onboarding new staff and ongoing training in the geographical area
  • Working with field staff to maintain compliance with documentation - POTs, chart audits, Learnsource, licensing, competencies, maintaining records as per state regulations
  • Liaising with agencies we are contracted with and ensuring they have the required training to provide consistent care to our patients
  • Maintain own caseload of patients
  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
  • Serves as a key resource on complex and/or critical issues
  • Solves complex problems and develops innovative solutions
  • Performs complex conceptual analyses
  • Reviews work performed by others and provides recommendations for improvement
  • Forecasts and plans resource requirements
  • May lead functional or segment teams or projects
  • Provides explanations and information to others on the most complex issues
  • Motivates and inspires other team members
Required Qualifications:
  • Active and unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state(s) of practice and others as requested
  • Three (3)+ years of experience working as an RN in a clinical care setting that contributes to proficiency in infusion therapy (such as medical surgical unit, emergency department, intensive care unit, post-anesthesia care unit, or similar setting)
  • Experience administering infusion therapy in a home or alternate-site setting
  • Proficient with electronic medical record documentation
  • Willing and able to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including pharmacists and technicians, physicians and other licensed prescribers, registered dietitians, home health agencies (HHAs), sales representatives, and others as needed to provide comprehensive care and support of patients and caregivers
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Effective interpersonal communications, both written and verbal
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Effective and demonstrated teaching skills
  • Willing and able to work independently in home or alternate-site settings
  • Willing and able to assume a flexible work schedule
  • Willing and able to meet attendance, after-hours on-call, and other reliability requirements of the position
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable travel to customer and/or patient sites
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing Society (INS) standards of practice, policies and procedures
  • Knowledgeable of HIPAA patient privacy and data security requirements, OSHA employee protection regulations, and The Joint Commission’s accreditation standards for home health and home infusion pharmacy (or other relevant accrediting organizations)
Careers with BriovaRx Infusion Services. If you choose a career with BriovaRx Infusion Services, you’ll join a team that is dedicated not only to delivering the latest in home infusion therapy, but also providing that care in a patient-first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At BriovaRx Infusion Services, you’ll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in your life’s best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Infusion Nurse, Home Infusion, home health IV, IVIG, IV therapy, INS, IGNS, ER, Oncology, ICU, Infusion Therapy, New Orleans, LA, Louisiana

Job Details

  • Contest Number739377
  • Job TitleSr. Registered Nurse, Home Infusion - New Orleans, LA
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • New Orleans, LA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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