Registered Nurse Home Infusion (Part-time) - Cecil County, MD
Location: North East, Maryland
Internal Number: 117173935
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There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody - only those who want to positively impact the health of patients in their own environment. Optum is seeking talented individuals for our Home Infusion RN opportunities. We are delivering specialized infusion therapy services in patient homes. We are building an elite team of Infusion Nurses in Maryland and we want YOU to join this dynamic and exciting group. Enjoy a flexible opportunity while providing compassionate and highly skilled care to patients.
The Home Infusion RN fills an integral role in the clinical operations of the organization, working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure infusion therapy can be safely and effectively administered to each home-based patient. This position is part-time, 30 hours per week is preferred.
Travel to provide skilled nursing care for infusion patients in their home
Teach patients and their care givers to achieve the highest level of independence possible in self-care and monitoring of their infusion therapy
Assess the patients’ condition and response to therapy, taking action as needed to facilitate achievement of treatment goals
Collaborate with physicians and pharmacists on the patient plan of care and treatment, communicating status changes and implementing new orders as received
Establish trust and build therapeutically effective relationships with patients and their families
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Active and unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state(s) of practice and others as requested
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or CPR certification, or willing to obtain prior to starting employment
1+ years of experience working as an RN in a clinical care setting that contributes to proficiency in infusion therapy (such as medical surgical unit, emergency department, intensive care unit, post-anesthesia care unit, or similar setting)
Proficient with electronic medical record documentation
Proficient with Microsoft Office
Willing and able to work independently in home settings
Willing and able to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including pharmacists and technicians, physicians and other licensed prescribers, registered dietitians, home health agencies (HHAs), sales representatives, and others as needed to provide comprehensive care and support of patients and caregivers
Access to reliable transportation that will enable travel to customer and/or patient sites
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing Society (INS) standards of practice, policies, and procedures
Knowledgeable of HIPAA patient privacy and data security requirements, OSHA employee protection regulations, and The Joint Commission’s accreditation standards for home health and home infusion pharmacy (or other relevant accrediting organizations)
Effective teaching skills
Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
Effective interpersonal communications, both written and verbal
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
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