Home Infusion Nurse - Per Diem - Escondido
Company: Option Care Health
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Extraordinary Care. Extraordinary Careers.With the nations
largest home infusion provider, there is no limit to the growth of
your career.Option Care Health, Inc. is the largest independent
home and alternate site infusion services provider in the United
States. With over 6,000 team members including 2,900 clinicians, we
work compassionately to elevate standards of care for patients with
acute and chronic conditions in all 50 states. Through our clinical
leadership, expertise and national scale, Option Care Health is
re-imagining the infusion care experience for patients, customers
and employees.At Option Care Health we recognize that part of being
extraordinary is supporting and building a workforce that is as
diverse as the patients and communities we serve.Join a company
that is taking action to develop a culture that is more inclusive,
respectful, engaging and rewarding for all team members. We are
committed to hiring, developing, and retaining a diverse
workforce.COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements:As a leading healthcare
provider, we have an undeniable responsibility to protect the
health and safety of our patients, customers and team
members.Option Care Health requires that all employees be fully
vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. If you are offered and
accept a position, your employment will be contingent upon proof of
vaccination, or approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof
of vaccination will be required during the onboarding process;
application for medical or religious accommodations will be
required to be submitted within 5 business days of start date. If
medical and/or religious accommodation requests are denied, you
must take steps to be fully vaccinated, or your employment will be
terminated.Job Description Summary:Hiring range from $45An Infusion
Nurse is a licensed clinician who coordinates and provides direct
patient care in the home or alternate treatment site to ensure
patient safety with continuity and compliance under a physicians
plan of care. Works under the direct supervision of the designated
supervisor.Job Description: Job Responsibilities (listed in order
of importance and/or time spent)
- Initiates, develops and implements nursing plan of treatments;
evaluating patient progress towards goals. Organizes and
participates in the provision of direct patient care, performs
treatments, administers medications, and educates patients and
families/caregivers. Modifies plan of treatment in response to
changing patient status or physician orders to achieve established
or revised patient care goals.
- Assesses patient needs and physical status at each skilled
visit through health data access and patient interview.
Re-evaluates patient needs through physical reassessment, response
to therapy, and supplemental physician orders. Obtains and
clarifies physician orders for plan of treatment revisions, informs
physician promptly of significant changes in patient's condition,
and provides written summary to physician within supplemental
- Provides effective and safe teaching using patient-centered
care approach for patient and family to achieve independence with
prescribed therapy and care needs through active participation per
plan of treatment goals.
- Effectively and timely communicates with Option Cares Clinical
team, medical providers, patients and families/caregivers to
facilitate continuity of care. Prepares clinical documentation in
real-time during visits and submits to the nursing department to
comply with established time lines for billing optimization.
Completes all documentation legibly, and applies approved
abbreviations and documentation error correction practices per
Option Cares policy.
- Coordinates discharge planning and prepares discharge summaries
with patient instructions and thoroughly reports patient care
needs, progress and goals when transferring care.
- Demonstrates compliance with agency operations, Option Cares
policies and procedures, professional standards, local, state,
federal regulations/guidelines, and accreditation standards.
- Maximizes work efficiency through the use of computers and
other automation technologies to validate plan of treatment orders,
communicates patient care provided, and follows assigned visit
schedule. Completes Daily Activity Record paper or electronic
(eDAR) accurately and legibly according to agency submission
requirements at the end of each work day.
- Responds promptly and appropriately to patient requests.
Initiates emergency procedures as necessary.
- Accepts accountability for own practice through ethical and
professional conduct. Follows established programs and practice
within policies and procedures reflective of Option Cares mission,
values and objectives.
- Observes legal and ethical guidelines for safeguarding the
confidentiality of patient and proprietary Option Care information
including adherence to HIPAA regulations.
- Speaks knowledgeably about Option Cares scope of services and
effectively instructs patients about related financial obligations
for care and service charges.
- Attends and completes required training modules, in-services,
and continuing education to maintain competency and professional
licensure for demonstrated knowledge regarding the care and
management of patients in the home and/or alternate care settings.
Effectively provides oversight and coordination of
paraprofessionals in the home setting and may act as the Supervisor
in the absence of the Supervisor or Nurse Manager as applicable in
accordance with state and federal regulations.
- Participates in multidisciplinary team conferences and provides
precepting, training, and mentoring to other nurses for
orientation, and onboarding and supervisory activities as
- Participates in nursing department on-call
- Actively participates in facility process improvement program
and assists Supervisor or Nurse Manager with chart audit functions
- Performs other related duties as directed by
supervisor.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesDoes this position have
supervisory responsibilities? (i.e. hiring, recommending/approving
promotions and pay increases, scheduling, performance reviews,
discipline, etc.) NoBasic Education and/or Experience
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and at least 1 year
of experience as a registered nurse.
- Required license in Registered Nursing as granted by the
state(s) of practice.
- Current CPR certification.Basic Qualifications
- Demonstrated competency in patient care standards required for
safe delivery of services and infusion skill sets applicable to
agency programs and service needs. Advanced certification and
training as applicable.
- Required license to operate a motor vehicle in the state of
practice with access to a vehicle for business travel with proof of
- Basic knowledge of computer operating systems and software
applications with the ability to apply knowledge in the effective
use of nursing technology tools to communicate and document care
provided.Physical Demand Requirements
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with a maximum lifting of 75
pounds. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up to 10
pounds of force frequently. Physical demands may involve walking,
standing, crouching, kneeling, turning, pivoting, balancing,
stooping, reaching overhead, grasping, pushing, pulling, lifting
and carrying. Fine motor skills and visual acuity required by this
job include ability to see up close and from a distance, color and
peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust
- Team members in this job classification have the likelihood of
occupational exposure to blood, body fluids and other potentially
infectious materials. Possible exposure to hazardous substances
with possible effect on reproduction, injury from needles, other
sharps, fumes, chemicals, humidity, cold, heat, adverse weather
elements, animals, secondhand smoke/vape and unpredictable home
- Safety requirements include closed toe-shoes, facemask,
goggles, gown and/or gloves and functioning device for
communication in both routine and emergency situations.Travel
Requirements: (if required)Willing to travel up to 100% of the time
for business purposes.Preferred Qualifications & Interests (PQIs)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing as granted by an accredited
school of nursing preferred.This job description is to be used as a
guide for accomplishing Company and department objectives, and only
covers the primary functions and responsibilities of the position.
It is in no way to be construed as an all-encompassing list of
duties.Due to some state pay transparency laws, below is the
minimum pay for the position:Salary to be determined by the
applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and
abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market
data.Minimum pay is $41.06 Benefits:-401kOption Care Health
subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, making
employment available without regard to race, color, religion,
national origin, citizenship status according to the Immigration
Reform and Control Act of 1986, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic
information.For over 40 years, Option Care Health has provided
adult and pediatric patients with an alternative to hospital
infusion therapy. With more than 2,900 clinical experts, Option
Care Health is able to provide high-quality infusion services for
nearly all patients with acute and chronic conditions across the
United States, resulting in high quality outcomes at a
significantly reduced cost. Option Care Health has more than 70
infusion pharmacies and 100 alternate treatment sites. We are
guided by our purpose to provide extraordinary care that changes
lives through a comprehensive approach to care along every step of
the infusion therapy process including: intake coordination,
insurance authorization, resources for financial assistance,
education and customized treatments.
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