Sutter Health RN - Home Infusion Coordinator - SIPS in Sacramento, California

Description

Under the direction of the Home Infusion Program Manager, the Home Infusion Liaison is also responsible for assisting in the hiring process; orientation of new employees, in-service training, and evaluation of qualified personnel for all disciplines involved in patient care infusion services. This position coordinates all interdisciplinary HIT Meetings and maintains knowledge specific to the needs of the unique patient populations. The Home Infusion Liaison provides up to 25% direct patient care, or as directed by the Home Infusion Program Manager. Home Infusion Program Manager may assign other managerial tasks and projects as necessary.

Qualifications

Education

RN graduate from an accredited curriculum. Current California RN license, valid California Driver License with proof of current auto insurance; current BCLS CPR certification. CRNI preferred.

Experience

Experience typically received with a minimum of 2 yrs work in home infusion therapy in the past 5 years

preferred.

Knowledge

Advanced understanding of home care infusion services, infusion clinical standards of care and practice; must have clinical knowledge and critical thinking ability to effectively plan and provide infusion patient care consistent with the standards and regulations of Title XXII, Medicare Conditions of Participation, INS Standards of Practice, JC home health accreditation requirements, QI outcomes/benchmarking, and infection control specific to infusion patients. Good understanding of reimbursement patterns for Medicare and other payers. Must have excellent organizational and supervisory skills to handle multiple level complex patient care issues.

Skills

Infusion, phlebotomy/venipuncture experienced and trained. CRNI and ONS chemotherapy trained is preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to utilize a telephone for internal and external communications. Competent in care provision in area of professional licensure. Self-starter with a high degree of initiative, motivation, flexibility, energy and creativity. Ability to form harmonious working relationships with internal and external customers. Demonstrated leadership and negotiation skills and the ability to manage resources for infusion patient care in a cost effective manner. Excellent collaborative and problem solving skills with customers and management. Ability to exercise independent sound judgment in planning and providing patient care. Demonstrated ability in physical, psychosocial, and environmental assessment skills and in implementing plan of treatment. Excellent organizational skills. Access to a reliable automobile.

Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated by organization and manager. Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts; effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with Sutter Care at Home’s strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult supervisor. Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities. Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements. Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and certifications. At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet Sutter Care at Home core competencies for position and area of specialty, as appropriate. Must have reliable transportation.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Care at Home

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: None

Schedule: Per Diem

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.