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Infusion Nurse

Company: Nexus HR Services
Location: Longmont
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description We are looking for an Infusion Nurse who can work in these locations: 1551 Professional Ln Ste 280, Longmont, CO 80501 (once a week) 3260 E 104th Ave, Thornton, CO 80233 ( for 3-4 days per week) No Night Shifts. Rare Saturday Shifts. Close on Holidays. Promoting Work-Life Balance to employees. Salary ranges from $33-$40 per hour depending on job experience Duties and Responsibilities: The focus of this position is on our infusion services and primarily in the fast growing field of biologic therapies. In this position, you will set up patients with an IV or other infusion device to administer fluids or medication. You will coordinate with the in-hospital pharmacy to ensure that you are delivering the right dosage of the medication and reassure patients by answering any questions they may have about treatment. Our ideal applicant is a registered nurse (RN) with specialized training in infusion therapy. You also need to have excellent patient care and communication skills Provides friendly and professional service in person, over the phone and through written communications Demonstrates empathy and understanding to establish a rapport with patients and caregivers Initiates and maintains IV access for infusions Safely and accurately administers medications, without errors, including oral, IM, SQ, and IV products Performs ongoing patient assessments and notifies the supervising clinician of all abnormal findings Uses technology to thoroughly document all patient care activities and interventions according to organizational policy and procedure Performs phlebotomy procedures, when necessary Accurately performs necessary nursing responsibilities including, but not limited to obtaining lab specimens, performing vital signs, and administering oxygen therapy Demonstrates appropriate storage and handling of drug products as well as human specimens Counsels/advises patients regarding symptom/side effect management during therapy and within the scope of practice Teaches patients and family members regarding the treatment care plan and what to expect and thoroughly documents the teaching and response to teaching Communicates clearly and effectively with patients, coworkers, and other healthcare professionals Exhibits compassion and instills trust with patients and caregivers Collects and records all patient data as required per the care plan and/or other protocol and analyzes patient trends and outcomes Collaborates with other healthcare professionals to plan, monitor, review, and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of medications and medication regimens --- Obtains patient informed consent, when necessary Demonstrates an organized and efficient prioritization of workload and responsibilities Maintains a current knowledge of all equipment utilized and performs and/or oversees routine maintenance, calibration, and quality assurance of all equipment Maintains professional conduct at all times Actively participates with organizational quality and performance improvement efforts Demonstrates a commitment toward exhibiting the organization---s core values and advancing the organization---s strategic goals Performs all other duties as required and assigned Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and at least 1 year of experience as a registered nurse or recent graduate with prior experience as an IV Certified LVN/LPN with one-year professional nursing experience. Current RN Licensure by the CO state board of Nursing, in good standing Knowledge of vascular access devices and infusion therapies Knowledge of CO licensed, non-certified, home health agency regulations Strong written and verbal communication skills Proficiency with MS Office CRNI certification a plus Powered by JazzHR UHi40qeQWI

Keywords: Nexus HR Services, Longmont , Infusion Nurse, Healthcare , Longmont, Colorado

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