Registered Nurse (Home Infusion Therapy) -

About HomeChoice Partners:
HomeChoice Partners is an infusion therapy provider located in Norfolk, VA with branch operations located throughout the U.S. HomeChoice Partners provides intravenous therapies and enteral nutrition to patients with chronic or acute conditions both in patients' homes and in ambulatory infusion suites located within the HomeChoice facilities. For more information on our history, leadership, and dedication to patients, visit:www.homechoicepartners.com.
GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Provide skilled, appropriate, efficacious professional nursing care to patients in the ambulatory suite of their place of residence.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all inclusive.
* Conduct comprehensive initial assessment of patient/caregiver to determine the current medical and psychosocial status, appropriateness of care and criteria for acceptance.
* Establish a patient specific plan in conjunction with the patient/caregiver, the primary physician, Director of Nursing, and other appropriate health care providers (i.e. pharmacist).
* Provide direct patient care as outlined in the patient specific plan of treatment and physician\'s orders.
* Provide care and administer medications and procedures according to organization\'s policies, procedures, and protocols.
* Provide all components of care in a professional, goal oriented, patient specific manner, functioning within the Nurse Practice Act and participates in the inter-disciplinary care planning process.
* Counsel and instruct the patient and family or caregiver in ways to assist, meeting the patient care needs.
* Document all components of care rendered to organization\'s policies and procedures.
* Provide both verbal and written communications to the patient\'s physician.
* Communicate any changes in the patient\'s condition, appropriate supervisor, other members of the inter-disciplinary care team.
* Participates in organization\'s Improving Organizational Performance (IOP) program.
* Comply with organization\'s personnel policies and procedures.
* Participate in initial and ongoing in-service training programs. Obtain continuing education as needed to maintain current license and competencies and proficiencies.
* Assist in supervising and orienting other nursing personnel.
* CRNI within two years from the date of hire.
* Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
(Education, licenses, certifications, and experience required to fulfill the essential duties, include computer skills as required):
* Registered nurse with a current, valid nursing license.
* Minimum one (1) year of experience as a professional nurse.
* Experience in home health is desirable.
* Experience in the provision of home health is desirable.
* CRNI preferred.
* Current CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).
* Valid Driver\'s License.
* On-Call Availability
* Able to pass any background screenings as may be required by law and regulation.
ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS, SKILLS, AND ATTITUDES REQUIRED FOR SUCCESS IN THIS POSITION
* Commitment to HomeChoice Partners/DaVita\'s values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun with ability to demonstrate those positively and proactively to patients, teammates, management, physicians, and/or vendors in every day performance and interactions.
* Evidence of independent nursing practice in the delivery of care.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/HEALTH STATUS REQUIREMENTS
Physical requirements can vary. These must be reviewed with management.
* Ability to lift 30 pounds.
* Proper immunizations current.
* TB screen.
* Other state required health tests allowable by law.
* Physical demands (per worksheet).
* Hepatitis B vaccine or signed waiver.
Why wait? Explore a career with HomeChoice Partners today.
Go tohttp://careers.davita.comto learn more or apply.
HomeChoice Partners/DaVita is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
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