Infusion Nurse RN Accredo

Accredo Health Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY

Territory: LA County/East San Gabriel Valley

The primary function of the Infusion Nurse RN is to provide essential in-home IV Infusion medical treatment, response management and follow up care to our clients after receiving a physician order for nursing services. In addition, within an assigned geographical territory, the Infusion Nurse RN will administer and monitor patients in the home during treatment and provide the necessary education on treatment regimen, condition management and treatment self-administration when appropriate. This is a multi-faceted role of nurse, trainer and coordinator and the individual must be calm, professional with the ability and willingness to work with a wide range of personality types in a variety of environments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide patient clinical coordination in a variety of environments including home, infusion suites, hospitals and doctor offices

  • Train patients in the self-administration of treatments, and how to quickly recognize and respond to symptoms of adverse physical reactions to treatments

  • Coordinate with pharmacists to address changes in patient condition or drug management issues

  • Collaborate and confer with TRC (Therapeutic Resource Center) staff regarding patient status and treatment needs

  • Document all interactions and communication with patients, plan of treatment (POT), assessment, treatments, patient responses/reactions to treatment, status of disease process and training activities in a timely manner using company issued tools

  • Complete training for new/specialty infusion therapies

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Registered Nursing License required

  • College Degree preferred or 8-11 years of relevant experience required

  • 2-5 Years of relevant experience with Bachelor's Degree

  • 5-8 Years of relevant experience with Associates's Degree

  • State license(s) in good standing must be licensed in all practicing states

  • Valid, unrestricted driver's license in state of residence

  • General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office, Internet and email

  • Home internet access is required

  • Strong venous access skills must be able to access peripheral veins

  • Availability to work weekend hours if needed, and flexibility to work alternate shifts on short notice and be on call for field visits as determined by business needs

  • Ability to lift and perform repetitive motions

  • Critical care experience preferred

  • Previous home infusion experience a strongly preferred

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Pharmacy Operations Group is crucial to achieving our mission of helping to achieve a more sustainable health care system and better health for all. Members of this team are on the front line every day interacting with patients, strategizing on improvements and efficiencies, and processing more than one million prescriptions that come through our world-class pharmacies and distribution facilities across the country.

ABOUT EXPRESS SCRIPTS

At Express Scripts, we dare to imagine a better health care system, and we're driven to make it happen. Where some see obstacles, we see possibilities. We're challengers, difference-makers and opportunity-seekers, united with our partners in pursuit of a simpler, more sustainable system and better health for all.

We have always acted first to take on the toughest challenges. We uniquely partner across the health care ecosystem to uncover opportunities, take action, advance health care and deliver better outcomes like no one else can. We believe health care can do more. We are Champions For BetterSM.

Express Scripts, part of Cigna Corporation, unlocks new value in pharmacy, medical and beyond to further total health for all.


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