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Registered Nurse (RN), Home Infusion Therapy, PRN

Company: Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 28, 2024

Job Description:

Description: *This position will be based in Atlanta* JOB PURPOSE: Provides nursing care in the home setting related to home infusion therapies to patients ranging in age from adolescent through geriatric. Responsible for the overall management of an assigned case load of patients, coordinating care with other nurses, multiple disciplines, physicians and community resources to achieve improved health and quality outcomes for patients. Demonstrates professional growth and accountability. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Applies rules and regulations of Medicare, Medicaid, private insurers or other federally funded payers to determine initial and ongoing qualification for home care services to prevent fraud, waste or abuse. Develops and implements a patient-centered plan of care with measurable outcomes, taking into consideration the goals and preferences of the patient and including the patients legal or patientselected representative, if any, when appropriate. Coordinates and facilitates a holistic approach in the provision of patient care through ongoing assessments, direct patient care, problem identification and resolution, specific therapeutic interventions and communication, coordination and follow up with other care team members. Provides patient/family education and training activities to achieve improved health outcomes and self-actualization by the patient with regard to disease and IV therapy management. Responsible for providing ongoing oversight of assigned caseload of patients within a geographic territory. Accurately documents care provided in accordance with law, regulation and agency policy to protect the financial resources of the agency. Communicates routinely with the Home Infusion Pharmacy leadership. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES Knowledge of Medicare and compliance team rules and regulations is desired; otherwise must possess the ability to learn quickly. Must be creative and possess initiative and ability to work independently, as well as have the personal maturity and capacity for objective decision-making and problem resolution. Must be flexible yet have a high level of integrity and accountability. Able to work in isolation in varied environments with limited resources. Strong communication skills necessary to effectively communicate with various individual, different levels of education, home environments or health literacy levels of patients and caregivers. Able to apply the concepts of critical thinking and decision making in a variety of settings and issues. Able to learn computer applications quickly. Disclaimer The above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Qualifications: MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate of a professional nursing program. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum of 6 months of nursing experience in acute care medical/surgical nursing. MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: 1 year of nursing experience preferred. Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse. BLS certification required. Valid Georgia drivers license required. Employee must comply with all applicable laws related to legally operating a vehicle. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree preferred. Nursing Experience in home health setting preferred. Prior case management experience a plus.

Keywords: Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital, Athens , Registered Nurse (RN), Home Infusion Therapy, PRN, Healthcare , Athens, Georgia

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