Infusion RN

Washington, DC

Posted: 07/09/2019 Employment Type: Registered Nurse Industry: Healthcare Job Number: MTR Pay Rate: Depending On Experience

Large practice in DC metro area in search of a Infusion Registered Nurse. We are an established 30-year practice.  Our group has served the community and have been dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of our patients. Our practice has treatment centers throughout the Washington and Maryland area. We integrate excellent medical care with comprehensive services. We maintain a full-service laboratory, x-ray facilities in our six centers. We offer patients the opportunity to access the most recent and innovative technologies by maintaining an active clinical research program that participates in national trials to evaluate new medications for a variety of diseases.

Our Infusion Therapy Registered Nurses are passionate about what they do. We strive to provide outstanding service and commit to a personalize experience for each patient we encounter. We are looking for a Registered Nurse who enjoys working in a fast paced team oriented environment. This position requires traveling to all six of our infusion centers.

Main responsibilities include:
*Review patient charts to ensure that physician’s orders are in the chart and up-to-date.
*Prepare patient for infusion of medication. Obtains brief medical histories, checks vital signs, and reviews patient’s list of medications.
*Provide infusion therapy in a safe and competent manner.
*Monitor patient and promptly reports changes in the patient’s condition or emergencies.
*Initiate peripheral intravenous catheter insertion(s), administers injection(s), and performs phlebotomy as needed.
*Provides educational information to patient and patient’s family regarding biologic drugs. Instructs patient about biologic drugs, how they work and their side effects.
*Maintain current statistics on patients.
*Helps arrange for patients to receive biologic drugs at outside facilities.
*Schedule patients for infusion therapy.*Remains current with the policies mandated by both Federal and local governments, Medicare/Medicaid programs, and other private health care programs regarding handling of laboratory work.
Qualifications:
*Must have active RN license in MD and would prefer if RN possesses a DC licenses as well.
*Successful completion of an organized program of study on infusion therapy.
*BLS Certification
*ACLS Certification, preferred
*Knowledge of indications of therapy, pharmacologic actions, interactions, side effects and monitoring of parameters. Understanding of drug calculations.
*Knowledge of Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice by Infusion Nurses Society (INS) and adheres to the Standards of Practice.
*Skilled in site selection for placement of peripheral intravenous catheters.
*Skilled in obtaining vital signs.
*Skilled in maintaining clear and concise notes in the patient’s electronic medical record (EMR).
*Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
*Ability to adapt to changes in the department.
*Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
*Ability to examine documents for accuracy and thoroughness.
*Participate in the development of policies and procedures related to infusion therapy.
 

Hours: 7:45am to 4:45pm Monday-Friday

Locations: DC, Chevy Chase and Wheaton

Benefits: Health, Vacation, Sick, 401K

Please email your resume to mrobinson@nri-staffing.com

NRI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Marian Robinson
Senior Account Manager

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