POSITION: Infusion RN
DEPARTMENT: Infusion Center
POSITION SUMMARY: Assesses patient health problems and needs. Administers nursing care and infusions to patients.
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
a. Understand and follow physician instructions and verbal orders.
b. Perform lab draws, injections, and initiate, care for, and monitoring IV’s.
c. Obtain and document consents for procedures appropriately.
d. Correctly dispose of sharps and cytotoxic waste.
e. Accurately document patient phone calls in EMR.
f. Perform duties of RN in an Infusion Center setting, such as, required monitoring and recording of vitals as specified, either by a physician order or requirements of a specific drug.
g. Educate and teach on new drugs that will be administered to patients.
h. Correctly calculate dosages and mixture of drugs and be knowledgeable of common side effects of infusion drugs.
i. Respond appropriately to changes in patient status such as allergic reactions or other adverse reactions.
j. Stock rooms, nursing carts, crash cart and updating of crash cart, patient drinks and snacks on a daily basis.
k. All patient areas must be cleaned daily with disinfectant cleanser.
l. Exhibits computer systems knowledge and proficiency as necessary to perform job functions.
m. Demonstrates the attitudes and behaviors of The South Bend Clinic Service Standards.
n. Performs other duties as assigned when appropriate.
o. Adheres to HIPAA guidelines set forth in Clinic policies and procedures.
License required and IV certification preferred, but not required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Prefer prior IV and infusion experience. Candidate chosen must be able to multi-task and enjoy fast pace. Must be team-oriented, patient advocate, compassionate and possess good work ethic.
Must be able to be flexible with schedule and scheduling of patients