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Home Infusion Registered Nurse

Company: Paragon Healthcare
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

The Home Infusion Nurse coordinates and performs infusion nursing care for patients in the home setting; administers advanced skilled nursing care; participates in teaching patients and caregivers home medical management; provides leadership by working cooperatively to establish priorities and goals of patient care. Responsible for patient care within his/her scope of practice in all clinical settings.


  • 2+ years RN experience preferred; open to more experienced candidates as well.
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited RN program and have a current RN license for the State of Tennessee (in good standing with all governing bodies).
  • BCLS/CPR certification.
  • Must remain current on all required continuing education units.Major Responsibilities:
    • Promptly assigns nursing assessments from internal and external nursing visits.
      • Abides by company policies and procedures as well as INS standards of practice, OSHA guidelines, State Nurse Practice Act and state board laws/guidelines.
      • Provides infusion and other advanced skilled nursing care to patients including, but not limited to: patient assessments, patient/caregiver teaching, development and revision of the plan of care, implementation of physician orders, monitoring patient response, response to emergency patient needs, and psychosocial support.
      • Completes and submits all required patient care documentation/reports timely and accurately.
      • Communicates to pharmacy, physicians and other health care providers, as appropriate, any changes in the patient's condition.
      • Takes professional responsibility for self-protection during required work in potentially hazardous situations (e.g. handling of blood and body fluids).
      • Represents self in a professional and ethical manner at all times
      • Participates in the activities of the company's quality assurance program.
      • Monitor lab results on all applicable patients and ensure lab results are communicated to pharmacy staff and uploaded to patient's EMR.
      • Provides scheduling of home visits with Pharmacy to ensure that all medications and supplies are delivered in a timely fashion.
      • Attends scheduled patient care conferences, in-services, departmental meetings/calls, as requested.
      • Maintains professional licensure, certification and health requirements as well as demonstrating clinical competence of orientation programs, etc.
      • Supports the account executives and clinical liaisons by providing educational programs or visits to referrals sources, as requested.
      • Able to work independently with developing business relationships with home health agencies and other community partners to achieve clinical and business goals.
      • Assists in effective communication between the patient and the company, to include documentation of suggestions, complaints, and requests.
      • Provides patient education on specific therapies and supplies, including nursing and home delivery information.
      • Assists Infusion Centers when schedule allows and will follow the the Company policy and procedures within the infusion center or infusion suite, as appropriate.
      • Performs other duties as required.Work Standards:
        • Understands and adheres to all external accreditation review standards, applicable state, local and Federal laws and / or regulations, including maintaining patient confidentiality through abiding by HIPAA laws/regulations.
        • Understands and adheres to company policies and procedures.
        • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with internal and external customers as well as all company employees. Displays a neat, clean, and professional appearance at all times.
        • Meets expectations for customer/patient satisfaction and anticipates customer/patient needs. Handles customer/patient complaints in a fair and empathetic manner. Promotes PHI culture by providing quality, comprehensive services to all customers through a team approach.Continuing Education:
          • Completes continuing education necessary to maintain current licensure in all states licensed. Completes continuing education and training as assigned by supervisor.

Keywords: Paragon Healthcare, Knoxville , Home Infusion Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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