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Registered Nurse: Infusion Center part-time

Huggins Hospital
Wolfeboro, NH 03894
  • Job Code
    2101936
  • Jobs Rated
    122nd
Under the general supervision of the Director of Pharmacy, is responsible for the delivery of safe, effective and quality patient/family centered care in the Infusion Center.
This is a part-time position working 18 hours per week.
Responsibilities
Clinical Competency
1 Adheres to professional nursing process of; assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation/reevaluation. Communicates current status with Physicians and multi-disciplinary team throughout the continuum of care. Identifies and responds appropriately to an emergency situation
2 Vascular Access: initiates intravenous therapy skillfully and acts as a resource for intravenous therapy needs within the hospital, Obtains labs according to hospital policy. Manages peripheral IV access, ports, PICC lines, and Central lines.
3 Medication Safety: administers medications appropriately, researches and maintains competency on infusions drugs. Ensures complete knowledge of infusion medications. Follows appropriate garbing and handling procedure of hazardous drugs.
4 Business Competencies: collaborates to builds infusion business while maintaining quality level of care and patient satisfaction. Reviews monthly volume reports, actively recruits new patients, plays an active role in pre-authorization process, advertises service line, manages budget, reviews policies as applicable.
5 Documents nursing care consistently, timely, and without omissions.
6 Delegate's tasks appropriately according to Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions.
Professionalism
1 Maintains vascular access, chemotherapy/hazardous drug certifications. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; and/or participating in professional societies
2 Demonstrates the accountability as a health care professional by recognizing each practitioner is individually responsible for his/her actions
Quality
1 Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments
2 Follows hospital and nursing department's mission, philosophies and standards of care. Adheres to infusion best practices and follows INS standards, protects the patient from infection using handwashing and aseptic technique.
3 Participates in quality review and performance improvement projects
Patient Advocacy
1 Patient Safety: protects patient from injury caused by chemical, electrical, positioning, heat and/or extraneous objects, utilizes strict infection prevention protocols, protects the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy.
2 Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support to patients, friends, and families
3 Develops, implements and maintains an individualized plan of care, including developmental and cultural needs.
4 Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, friends, and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills. Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies
5 Utilize appropriate resources for non-English speaking patients, hearing and sight impaired individuals, and/or healthcare illiteracy. Takes proactive steps to recognize and report suspected abuse to your supervisor including child, geriatric, sexual, and spousal abuse.
  • Education: Graduate from an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred
  • Experience: Current clinical skills within scope of practice; Effectively organize work and set priorities; Current infection control practice; Positive bedside manner; Applicable physio/social/spiritual knowledge related to patient care; Safe administration of medication; Works effectively within the healthcare team.
  • Current State License or Registration, Basic Life Support; Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Vascular Access experience, certification preferred; certification in Oncology or Hazardous Drug Handling preferred.






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Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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