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Home Infusion Registered Nurse Lexington KY at UnitedHealth Group

Home Infusion Registered Nurse Lexington KY

UnitedHealth Group Lexington, KY Full-Time
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Combine two of thefastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance,collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technologyin an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn'tabout another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever andwhenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Joinus and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group isseeking talented individuals for our Home Infusion RN opportunities. We aredelivering specialized infusion therapy services in patient homes andambulatory infusion suites. Our elite team of Infusion Nurses is growing and wewant YOU to join this dynamic and exciting group. Enjoy a flexible opportunitywhile providing compassionate and highly skilled care to patients.

We are now BriovaRxInfusion Services, and we recently joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Groupfamily of companies.

The Home Infusion RNfills an integral role in the clinical operations of the organization, workingcollaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure infusion therapy canbe safely and effectively administered to each home-based patient.

*** RNs will be asked to provide scheduleavailability on a regular basis and is expected to work those days indicated asavailable unless otherwise called off duty. ***

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Travel to provide skilled nursing care for infusion patients in their home or an ambulatory infusion suite
  • 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 andrecognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you andgive you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well asprovide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active and unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state(s) of practice and others as requested
  • 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
  • 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
  • Willing and able to work independently in home or alternate-site setting
  • Willing and able to assume a flexible work schedule
  • Willing and able to meet attendance, overtime, after-hours on-call, and other reliability requirements of the position
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable travel to customer and/or patient sites
  • Experience administering infusion therapy in a home or alternate-site setting
  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and electronic medical records (EMR) programs
  • 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)
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Effective interpersonal communications, both written and verbal
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
  • You will be provisionedwith appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required toperform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essentialfunction of this role

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest andmost innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As amember of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and dowhatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support andtraining as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven byyour performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no betterplace to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's bestwork.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere:UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Actionemployer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protectedveteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristicprotected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace.Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse,CRNI, Home Infusion, Home Therapy, IVIG, CRNI, IV Therapy, Lexington, KY,Kentucky

 

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