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Home Infusion Nurse (RN)

Paragon Healthcare

This is a Contract position in Plano, TX posted May 14, 2022.

As a leader in home infusion, we are seeking a Full Time Home Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) with strong clinical experience and passion for providing excellent patient care. Our elite team of nurses deliver specialized infusion therapy services in patient homes. If you have a flexible schedule and rock-star IV skills, we invite you to join our team! Paragon is a well-respected, award winning, fast growing healthcare company with locations in Georgia, Alabama, Texas, California, Colorado, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Washington. This position will service the Fort Worth, TX area.

The Home Infusion Nurse coordinates and performs infusion nursing care for patients in the home setting; administers skilled nursing care; participates in teaching patients and caregivers home medical management; provides leadership by working cooperatively to establish priorities and goals of patient care. Each nurse should have tools necessary for a nursing visit, including: blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, and thermometer.

Education/Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
  • Current, unrestricted state license as a Registered Nurse.
  • CPR certification required.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Abides by company policies and procedures as well as INS standards of practice, OSHA guidelines, State Nurse Practice Act and state board laws/guidelines.
  • Provides infusion and other skilled nursing care to patients including, but not limited to: patient assessments, patient/caregiver teaching, development and revision of the plan of care, implementation of physician orders, monitoring patient response, response to emergency patient needs and psychosocial support.
  • Provides pre-discharge patient assessments in the hospital or clinic setting, when appropriate.
  • Completes all required patient care documentation and reports accurately.
  • Submits all required patient care documentation and reports in a timely manner.
  • Communicates to supervisor, physicians and other health care providers, as appropriate, any changes in the patient?s condition.
  • Takes on call responsibility as assigned to provide 24 hour availability and provides these services in accordance with established protocols.
  • Takes professional responsibility for self-protection during required work in potentially hazardous situations (e.g. handling of blood and body fluids).
  • Represents self in a professional and ethical manner at all times.
  • Maintains professional licensure, certification and health requirements as well as demonstrating clinical competence of orientation programs, etc.
  • Participates in the orientation of other nurses as requested.
  • Supports the account executives and clinical liaisons by providing educational programs or visits to referrals sources, as requested.
  • Assists in effective communication between the patient and the company, to include documentation of suggestions, complaints, and requests.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Health Status Requirements:

  • Appropriate immunizations current
  • TB screen (as required by policy)
  • Hepatitis B vaccine or signed waiver
  • Other state required health tests allowable by law