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Registered Nurse (RN), Home Infusion Therapy, PRN

Company: Piedmont HealthCare
Location: Athens
Posted on: July 5, 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 topatients ranging in age from adolescent through geriatric. Responsible for the overall management of anassigned case load of patients, coordinating care with other nurses, multiple disciplines, physicians andcommunity resources to achieve improved health and quality outcomes for patients. Demonstratesprofessional growth and accountability.Key ResponsibilitiesApplies rules and regulations of Medicare, Medicaid, private insurers or other federally fundedpayers 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 intoconsideration the goals and preferences of the patient and including the patients legal or patientselectedrepresentative, if any, when appropriate.Coordinates and facilitates a holistic approach in the provision of patient care through ongoingassessments, direct patient care, problem identification and resolution, specific therapeuticinterventions and communication, coordination and follow up with other care team members.Provides patient/family education and training activities to achieve improved health outcomes andself-actualization by the patient with regard to disease and IV therapy management.Responsible for providing ongoing oversight of assigned caseload of patients within a geographicterritory.Accurately documents care provided in accordance with law, regulation and agency policy toprotect the financial resources of the agency.Communicates routinely with the Home Infusion Pharmacy leadership.Knowledge, Skills, AbilitiesKnowledge of Medicare and compliance team rules and regulations is desired; otherwise mustpossess the ability to learn quickly.Must be creative and possess initiative and ability to work independently, as well as have thepersonal 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 andcaregivers.Able to apply the concepts of critical thinking and decision making in a variety of settings andissues.Able to learn computer applications quickly.DisclaimerThe above information is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed bypeople assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skillsrequired of personnel so classified.QualificationsMINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:Graduate of a professional nursing program.Minimum Experience RequiredMinimum of 6 months of nursing experience in acute care medical/surgical nursing.Minimum Licensure/Certification Required By Law1 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 legallyoperating a vehicle.Additional QualificationsBachelors degree preferred.Nursing Experience In Home Health Setting Preferred.Prior case management experience a plus.

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

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