Infusion Nurse RN
Company: Mid Michigan Health
Posted on: September 19, 2022
The Staff Registered Nurse provides professional and comprehensive
nursing care within the scope of agency services. The target
patient population for this position is those requiring skilled
clinical home care services. Activities of this position are
patient focused and utilize the nursing process of assessment,
planning, intervention, and evaluation in accordance with nursing
practice standards, physician orders, and agency policies and
(25%)* Function as case manager for assigned case load if
(25%)* Initiates plan of care for assigned patients and revises and
adapts as necessary.
(25%)* Regularly assesses patients/clients needs and provides
skilled nursing services as prescribed by the physician authorized
plan of care, and accepted standards of nursing practice.
(25%)* Provides nursing care (or arranges for services through
specialized staff) through ongoing visits to a group of patients,
sharing the patient caseload.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates patient care by evaluating outcomes and providing
on-going feedback to others involved in care relative to patient
status and changes needed on patient care plan.
Coordinates care provided by LPN s and Home Health Aide s and
supervises LPN as needed.
Implements preventative and rehabilitative nursing procedures and
utilizes community and agency resources for optimum patient
Notifies physician of changes in patient condition and care needs
and obtains new orders as needed.
Utilizes Agency documentation system to record services provided
according to agency, professional, and program standards.
Assists in maintenance of patient records.
Provides patients/caregivers/physicians with the necessary
information to promote informed decision-making leading to the
achievement of optimal level of independence.
Participates in the clinical team in providing patients/caregivers
with information required by regulatory agencies.
Establishes a Home Health Aide care plan and supervises the Home
Health Aide according to Agency guidelines.
May make joint visits with other disciplines to assure consistency
Functions as part of multi-disciplinary team in coordinating care
including planning for discharge.
Acts as a preceptor to provide educational visit opportunities for
students and will participate in orientation of new staff as
Participates in Agency, community and/or home health organization
activities as assigned appropriate.
Participates in staff meetings, in-service education programs, and
other opportunities for learning.
Complies with documentation requirements for employee personnel and
activity records as defined in Agency policy.
Carries out work according to Agency policies and procedures in
such a manner as to appropriately reflect Agency standards for
timeliness, accuracy, and productivity. Maintains confidentiality
of client and Agency information.
Adheres to the Agency standards related to personal appearance and
Participates in weekend and holiday rotations and on-call duties as
identified in personnel policies.
Participates in Agency performance improvement process.
Assists in Agency community education activities as requested.
Other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
Associates Degree Required.
Bachelor's Degree Preferred.
Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Michigan required.
Driver's License Required.
Vehicle Insurance Required.
Fingerprinting upon hire required.
BLS-Basic Life Support
One year acute care experience preferred.
Able to function as part of a team.
Successful completion of Agency orientation and competency
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
Ability to speak, write, and understand the English language.
Ability to adapt to frequent changes.
Ability to recognize needs and concerns of people and maintain
constructive interpersonal relationships.
Ability to work independently, demonstrating problem-solving and
Ability to drive under hazardous road conditions.
Ability to work where employee may be exposed to communicable
diseases in unpredictable home situations.
Ability to use personal protective equipment correctly.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public
contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex
materials or appropriate substitute if required for your
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted
device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as
outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
crouching. Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other
potentially infectious material.
Must follow MyMichigan Health blood borne pathogen and TB testing
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching,
grasping, fingering and feeling.
May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent
Physical Demand Level: Medium. Must be able to occasionally (0-33%
of the workday) lift or carry 21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the
workday 20 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and
constantly (67-100% or the workday) 10 lbs. Associated topics:
ambulatory, asn, care, ccu, intensive, neonatal, registered nurse,
staff nurse, tcu, unit
Keywords: Mid Michigan Health, Midland , Infusion Nurse RN, Healthcare , Midland, Michigan
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