RN Infusion Nurse

Open Date 3/27/2017
Division Horizon Healthcare Services
Description

**This position is not considered to be a transfer for Tower Health employees.**

Please apply via the following link:https://www.healthcaresource.com/lha/index.cfm?fuseaction=search.jobDetails&template=dsp_job_details.cfm&cJobId=10020574

Facility: Burle Industries Building BURLEHH,
Department: Horizon Healthcare Services (3310)
Full-Time; 1.0 FTE; day shift – 8:00AM-4:00PM, varied weekends and holidays

This position is located at Horizon Healthcare Services in Lancaster, PA.

*Travel is required

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SUMMARY:Lancaster General Health/Penn Medicine Horizon Healthcare Services is currently seeking a RN Infusion Nurse. The RN Infusion Nurse provides intravenous therapy through the performance of venipunctures, insertion, care and maintenance of PICC lines, accessing and care of central lines and infusion parts, patient/caregiver education and administration of intravenous medications consistent with the policies and mission of Horizon Healthcare Services.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs initial assessment visit to develop Plan of Care that includes realistic and measurable age-appropriate patient goals in collaboration with the patient/caregiver & members of the healthcare team.
  • Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of the Care Planning Process. Initiates appropriate care plans at the start of therapy and updates the care plan when clinically appropriate.
  • Provides intravenous therapy through the performance of venipunctures, insertion, care and maintenance of PICC lines, accessing and care of central lines and infusion parts, and administration of intravenous medications.
  • Educates, directs and supervises patients/caregiver and families in the provision of care. Implements and evaluates individualized patient education plan based on age-specific criteria.
  • Participates in patient care conferences with clinical care team members as necessitated by patient care needs, and promotes continuity of care through coordination of patient services.
  • Documents the delivery of care to comply with regulatory requirements, agency policy & procedures and standards of practice.
  • Serves as a liaison with customers to assure effective communication and acts as a patient advocate to promote goal attainment.
  • Is available for, and willingly accepts, on-call and back-up on-call assignments as needed by the organization.
Position Requirements
  • RN licensure is required, issued by the PA Board of Nursing.
  • Valid Pennsylvania Driver's License, with ability to meet and maintain Driver Qualification Standard and to safely operate company-owned or personal vehicle in all weather conditions.
  • Current CPR/BLS certification required.
  • At least two (2) years nursing experience required.
  • Home infusion experience preferred.
  • IV Therapy certification preferred.
  • Chemotherapy/biotherapy certification preferred.
  • Data entry and network computer experience preferred.

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances

This position requires a valid PA Driver's license and Motor Vehicle Report

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Special Notes
About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.
Hours Bi-Weekly None Specified

Reading Shift None Specified