Fairview Health Services Casual Visit Nurse Clinician-Home Infusion in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

We provide extensive home and outpatient infusion services to patients requiring IV therapy such as feeding by IV, infection treatment, chemotherapy, pain management and blood products/transfusions. Fairview Home Infusion is one of the largest home infusion organizations in the upper Midwest. It uses a care team structure—pharmacists, doctors, nurses, nutritionists, insurance experts—and customized operational services and reports to meet the needs of referring providers and patients. Our outpatient infusion centers provide chemotherapy and other infusion services along with clinical consultation and patient education. Specialized pharmacists work in collaboration with patients’ physicians and nurses to coordinate care at ambulatory suites throughout the Twin Cities and the surrounding Duluth area.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Casual Visit Nurse Clinician in Home Infusion will coordinate the delivery of all care and services appropriate to the needs of the patient of all ages and their families using an interdisciplinary team approach. Complete a thorough physical and psychosocial assessment of the patient and identify effective interventions with the patient and family under the direction of the physician to address the specific care goals and formulate a Plan of Care. Provide necessary education and support to patients and caregivers while performing ongoing case management. Monitor progress toward established goals to achieve optimal outcomes. Maintain complete, timely and accurate clinical documentation for each patient. Provide clinical supervision to other professional/paraprofessional staff as appropriate. Utilizes clinical expertise and advanced nursing skills in providing care/services.

Qualifications

Minimum Education

Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.

Preferred Education

BSN preferred, or equivalent in a health related field.

Minimum License/Certification/Registration

Current RN licensure in the State of Minnesota

Current BLS certification

Preferred License/Certification/Registration

Certification in infusion therapy, oncology or critical care.

Minimum Experience

Minimum of two years of recent nursing experience in an acute care setting, preferably in critical care, oncology or med/surg.

Preferred Experience

One to two years of previous home care/home infusion therapy experience.

Infusion therapy experience in an acute care setting or ambulatory care setting.

Experience with pediatrics, geriatrics, and oncology patients.

Additional Requirements:

Must be licensed to operate a motor vehicle. Must carry own automobile insurance. Considerable physical energy required related to driving and providing care in the home to patients. Must be available to rotate weekends. Excellent organizational and documentation skills, orientation to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer services and service excellence. Must be able to work independently and also be a supportive team member. Knowledge of exposure control of cytotoxic agents (chemotherapy) and appropriate safety equipment required.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-22398

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Pharmacy

Location Fairview offices at Kasota

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks casual

Department Pharmacy - FHI Nursing