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Registered Nurse, IV Nurse Specialist / Infusion Center

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Rocklin
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:POSITION SUMMARY -The Infusion Nurse Specialist has primary accountability for patient outcomes. - As leader of the patient care team, the Infusion Nurse Specialist delegates, supervises, and participates in patient care delivery. - The Infusion Nurse Specialist coordinates care across all disciplines, in collaboration with the medical staff. - This position serves as a resource person for hospital personnel, patients and their families, and all other related entities in all aspects of Infusion Therapy. -The Infusion Nurse Specialist functions within the scope of licensure, implements the nursing process to include the following: assess patient and family needs; develop a plan of care based on assessment; coordinate or perform implementation of the plan of care; and review and evaluate the effectiveness. -The Infusion Nurse Specialist ensures the physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning, rehabilitative, spiritual, cultural and self care needs of patients and their families are met. - The patient population served includes patients receiving infusion therapy in outpatient and home infusion settings. -Consistently provides care based on the age related needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient with consideration of their development/ psychosocial needs, environmental safety, education needs, communication style, and level of understanding.Qualifications:Education, Licensure and Certification Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a school of nursing. - -
  • Current California RN license. - -
  • BSN preferred. - -
  • CRNI (Certified Registered Nurse Intravenous) and / or OCN (Oncology Certified Nurse) preferred.
  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification "for health care provider".Experience Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated clinical competency in intravenous nursing or equivalent background through experience in oncology, medical-surgical, critical care, or home infusion nursing positions in the last 2 years is required. - - -Skills and Knowledge Qualifications: -
      • Demonstrated competency in the fundamentals of nursing and pharmacology are required. -
      • Knowledge of outpatient and home infusion clinical practices is preferred. -
      • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
      • Basic knowledge of unit specific age criteria for patient population is required.
      • Self-directed in coordinating the care plan for patient care delivery.
      • Documented competency in IV Therapy, Chemotherapy and PICC insertion is preferred.
      • Completion of IV validation process required within 2 weeks of employment.
      • Chemotherapy and PICC competency validation required within 1 year of employment.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of community resources, legal policies relating to patient decisions and outcomes.
      • Demonstrate knowledge of the performance standards of other team members.
      • Demonstrate skills in delegation, leadership, and team management concepts.Organization:Sutter Medical Center, SacramentoEmployee Status: RegularBenefits: YesPosition Status: Non-ExemptUnion: NoJob Shift: DayShift Hours:10 Hour ShiftDays of the Week Scheduled:Varied DaysWeekend Requirements: Every Other WeekendSchedule: Full TimeHrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80Applications Accepted:All Applications AcceptedSchedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, Rocklin , Registered Nurse, IV Nurse Specialist / Infusion Center, Healthcare , Rocklin, California

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