Home Infusion Nurse Coordinator - Home Health Nurse - Per Diem

Location
UVMMC - 1 South Prospect Street
Location and Address
Location Address: 1 South Prospect, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - 1 South Prospect Street
Department
Pharmacy - Home Infusion
Schedule Per Diem (position has no committed hours and is not benefit eligible) / Regular
Standard Hours
0
Shift
Day (United States of America)
Primary Shift
Other
Weekend Needs
Other
Weekend Needs
Other
Recruiter
Elinor Janeway
Job Requisition ID
R0034617

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The UVMMC Home Infusion Nurse Coordinator (HINC) is responsible for assuring appropriate transition of patients to the home infusion service by creating, revising and assessing the patient plan of care relative to identified criteria.  The Home Infusion Nurse Coordinator teaches patients, care givers and home health care nurses to administer infusion therapy in the home and makes recommendations regarding safety to MD and inpatient Case manager. The HINC will coordinate with health care team members to assure timely progression of patients across the continuum of care and coordinates with home health care professionals to assure all involved are prepared to participate in home infusion therapy for the patient. The HINC maintains contact with patient, care givers and Health Care Professionals through assessments via phone weekly or as needed. HINC supports quality improvement through evaluation of variances to identified protocols and maintains quality data systems, event reports and identifies and participates in quality projects and maintains inventory particular to patient needs. The Home Infusion Nurse Coordinator – Home Health Nurse provides service in the home based on policy/procedures stated in contract between UVMMC and the Home Health Agency.  The home health nurse delivers full range of nursing care to include assessing patient, starting and administering infusion, de-access and documentation of care. This may include the insertion of an intravenous catheter or accessing a central line for administering the medication.

EDUCATION:

State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter.  Current internal RNs are strongly encouraged to pursue a BSN to support this initiative.

EXPERIENCE:

Two to five years of related clinical experience such as case management, home or public health nursing experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.