The purpose of the Clinical Nurse Practitioner is to provide clinical oversight for infusions being administered in Infusion ambulatory infusion centers while also ensuring the delivery of infusion services is compliant with all payor, licensing, and credentialing bodies.
CLINICAL NURSE PRACTITIONER with experience in an acute care or family physician setting. Possesses strong knowledge of chronic disease states as well as current and emerging therapies.
Graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program and active Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license in the state(s) where job performed.
Must demonstrate strong leadership skills.
A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.
Must be able to assume a flexible work schedule.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills in handling interactions with Infusion staff, other agencies, groups, patients and families.
Competent in use of company email as means of communication, accessing the company website to view company policies and electronic medical records.
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to navigate Internet Explorer. Proficient in typing, word processing (Microsoft Outlook/Express, Word), and familiar with office equipment.
This position requires a knowledge of, and sensitivity to, cultural and language differences.
Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical computations. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
There are a number of deadlines associated with this position. The employee must also multi-task and interact with a wider variety of people on various and, at times, complicated issues.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk and hear. There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with patients, vendors and staff.
Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with all members of the Infusion team.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES, FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
-Assess/reassess patients admitted for injection/infusion services, and evaluate and respond to care.
-Assist in the development and update of the patient's plan of treatment, to include transfer and discharge planning.
-Schedule care in coordination with staff to meet the therapy needs of the patients.
-Complete and sign off on required paperwork (assessments, communication notes, orders, and other related paperwork) on the day services are provided.
-Provide these services on behalf of the primary AIC location as assigned as well as on behalf of such other AIC locations as reasonably requested.
In performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees of Infusion are expected to conform to the following:
All CLINICAL NURSE PRACTITIONERS must uphold all principles of confidentiality and patient care to the fullest extent. This position has access to sensitive information and a breach of these principles will be grounds for immediate termination.