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Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Infusion (Per Diem) - Somerset and Middlesex, NJ more...
Location:Somerset, NJ
First posted:May 03, 2017 (last updated 1 week 7 hours ago)

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybodyonly those who want to positively impact the health of patients in their own environment. Ready for a new path? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)UnitedHealth Group is seeking talented individuals for our Home Infusion Per Diem RN opportunities. We are delivering specialized infusion therapy services in patient homes and ambulatory infusion suites. Our elite team of Infusion Nurses is growing and we want YOU to join this dynamic and exciting group. Enjoy a flexible PRN opportunity while providing compassionate and highly skilled care to patients.

We are now BriovaRx Infusion Services, and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies.

Benefits include:

Competitive compensation
Mileage reimbursement
One-to-one patient care and teaching
The satisfaction that comes with knowing your care allows a patient to heal at home!
The Home Infusion Per Diem RN fills an integral role in the clinical operations of the organization, working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure infusion therapy can be safely and effectively administered to each home-based patient.

*** Per diem RNs will be asked to provide schedule availability on a regular basis, and expected to work those days indicated as available unless otherwise called off duty ***

Primary Responsibilities:

Travel to provide skilled nursing care for infusion patients in their home or an ambulatory infusion suite
Teach patients and their care givers to achieve the highest level of independence possible in self-care and monitoring of their infusion therapy
Assess the patients condition and response to therapy, taking action as needed to facilitate achievement of treatment goals
Collaborate with physicians and pharmacists on the patient plan of care and treatment, communicating status changes and implementing new orders as received
Establish trust and build therapeutically effective relationships with patients and their families

Required Qualifications:

Registered nurse - Licensed in the state(s) of practice and others as requested
Graduate of accredited nursing program
6+ months withprofessional nurseexperience
Knowledge ofand / or experience with current state licensure requirements
Ability to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including pharmacy, physicians, outside infusion nursing agencies, sales, patients, families, and significant caregivers
Ability to work independently in home or alternate site settings
Ability to work under pressure with clinical emergencies if required
May need to assume a flexible work schedule
Ability to meet attendance, overtime, on - call, and other reliability requirements of the job
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and electronic medical records (EMR) programs
Professional appearance and teaching skills
Advanced interpersonal communications, both written and verbal
Excellent listening skills
Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
Knowledgeable and / or experience in HIPAA; OSHA; The Joint Commission (or other accrediting bodies)
Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing standards (INS) and nursing process including assessment, problem identification or nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning and communicating, implementation, and evaluation
Careers with AxelaCare. Discover a health services career that encourages your professional growth while delivering steadfast commitment to exceptional patient care. That's what you discover at AxelaCare. We were founded by a close group of medical professionals in Lenexa, KS to provide patient - focused, state of the art home infusion services for acute, hemophilia and Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIg) therapies. Today we collaborate with leading doctors to develop breakthrough technologies for patient outcomes assessment; and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. It all reinforces our commitment to empowering people in the pursuit and delivery of exceptional patient care, and creating personalized career paths to discovering your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

Job Keywords: staff nurse, RN, registered nurse, per diem, part time, home health, home care, INS, infusion nursing, EMR, nurse, Somerset and Middlesex, NJ, New Jersey

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