Home Infusion Nurse - Per Diem - Polk County, FL Option Care Health - Saint Petersburg, FL
Company: Option Care Health
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: January 8, 2022
Extraordinary Care. Extraordinary Careers.
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Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent home and
alternate site infusion services provider in the United States.
With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we work
compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with
acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical
leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is
re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers
At Option Care Health we recognize that part of being extraordinary
is supporting and building a workforce that is as diverse as the
patients and communities we serve.
Join a company that is taking action to develop a culture that is
more inclusive, respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team
members. We are committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements:
As a leading healthcare provider, we have an undeniable
responsibility to protect the health and safety of our patients,
customers and team members.
COVID-19 vaccinations are required as a condition of employment for
patient and customer-facing team members as well as all Director
level and above leadership roles. Please note we will consider
exceptions to this requirement for those who cannot be vaccinated
due to a medical condition or strongly held religious beliefs. Upon
hire, new team members will have 42 DAYS from their start date to
be fully vaccinated or receive approved exemption.
Please work with your Talent Acquisition representative to
determine if this position falls into one of those categories.
Job Description Summary:
An Infusion Nurse is a licensed clinician who coordinates and
provides direct patient care in the home or alternate treatment
site to ensure patient safety with continuity and compliance under
a physician's plan of care. Works under the direct supervision of
the designated supervisor.
Job Responsibilities (listed in order of importance and/or time
Initiates, develops and implements nursing plan of treatments;
evaluating patient progress towards goals. Organizes and
participates in the provision of direct patient care, performs
treatments, administers medications, and educates patients and
families/caregivers. Modifies plan of treatment in response to
changing patient status or physician orders to achieve established
or revised patient care goals.
Assesses patient needs and physical status at each skilled visit
through health data access and patient interview. Re-evaluates
patient needs through physical reassessment, response to therapy,
and supplemental physician orders. Obtains and clarifies physician
orders for plan of treatment revisions, informs physician promptly
of significant changes in patient's condition, and provides written
summary to physician within supplemental order.
Provides effective and safe teaching using patient-centered care
approach for patient and family to achieve independence with
prescribed therapy and care needs through active participation per
plan of treatment goals.
Effectively and timely communicates with Option Care's Clinical
team, medical providers, patients and families/caregivers to
facilitate continuity of care. Prepares clinical documentation in
real-time during visits and submits to the nursing department to
comply with established time lines for billing optimization.
Completes all documentation legibly, and applies approved
abbreviations and documentation error correction practices per
Option Care's policy.
Coordinates discharge planning and prepares discharge summaries
with patient instructions and thoroughly reports patient care
needs, progress and goals when transferring care.
Demonstrates compliance with agency operations, Option Care's
policies and procedures, professional standards, local, state,
federal regulations/guidelines, and accreditation standards.
- Maximizes work efficiency through the use of computers and
other automation technologies to validate plan of treatment orders,
communicates patient care provided, and follows assigned visit
schedule. Completes Daily Activity Record paper or electronic
(eDAR) accurately and legibly according to agency submission
requirements at the end of each work day.
Responds promptly and appropriately to patient requests. Initiates
emergency procedures as necessary.
Accepts accountability for own practice through ethical and
professional conduct. Follows established programs and practice
within policies and procedures reflective of Option Care's mission,
values and objectives.
Observes legal and ethical guidelines for safeguarding the
confidentiality of patient and proprietary Option Care information
including adherence to HIPAA regulations.
Speaks knowledgeably about Option Care's scope of services and
effectively instructs patients about related financial obligations
for care and service charges.
Attends and completes required training modules, in-services, and
continuing education to maintain competency and professional
licensure for demonstrated knowledge regarding the care and
management of patients in the home and/or alternate care settings.
Participates in multidisciplinary team conferences and provides
mentoring to other nurses for orientation and supervisory
activities as assigned. Effectively provides oversight and
coordination of paraprofessionals in the home setting and may act
as the Supervisor in the absence of the Supervisor or Nurse Manager
as applicable in accordance with state and federal
Participates in nursing department on-call responsibilities.
- Actively participates in facility process improvement program
and assists Supervisor or Nurse Manager with chart audit functions
Performs other related duties as directed by supervisor.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? (i.e. hiring,
recommending/approving promotions and pay increases, scheduling,
performance reviews, discipline, etc.) No
Basic Education and/or Experience
- 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
Required license in Registered Nursing as granted by the state(s)
Current CPR certification.
- Demonstrated competency in patient care standards required for
safe delivery of services and infusion skill sets applicable to
agency programs and service needs. Advanced certification and
training as applicable.
Required license to operate a motor vehicle in the state of
practice with access to a vehicle for business travel with proof of
Basic knowledge of computer operating systems and software
applications with the ability to apply knowledge in the effective
use of nursing technology tools to communicate and document care
Travel Requirements: (if required)
Willing to travel up to 100% of the time for business purposes.
Preferred Qualifications & Interests (PQIs)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing as granted by an accredited school
of nursing preferred.
This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing
Company and department objectives, and only covers the primary
functions and responsibilities of the position. It is in no way to
be construed as an all-encompassing list of duties.
Option Care Health subscribes to a policy of equal employment
opportunity, making employment available without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, citizenship status according to
the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or
Posted: Nov 04, 2021
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