The Penn Home Infusion Therapy Nurse provides care for patients in their homes, at every stage of the adult lifespan in Philadelphia, New Jersey and the surrounding counties. Incumbent is responsible for managing sophisticated, high-tech and high compassion therapies which include the most recent oncology standards. Tasks may involve pain and symptom management, initiating new protocols for cardiology, and/or applying antibiotic, anticoagulant, hydration and total parental (TPN) therapies for patients who have severe illnesses. Additionally, incumbent is responsible for practicing within the home care regulations and reimbursement criteria.
BSN and current PA RN licensure required. Other state licensure may be required based on patient census and geographic location. Candidate must possess at least one year of clinical hospital based or home care experience; preferably has two years of IV and/or chemotherapy experience. Incumbent must have a current, valid driver's license and car insurance, and be able to drive long distances.
The PHIT Clinical Nurse must be able to function effectively under stressful situations with tight deadlines; be a self-directed, self-starter; demonstrate creative thinking ability, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the expected standards of care; demonstrate the professional skill and judgment necessary to provide care within the autonomous setting of the patient’s home or at the various sites of hospice care; attend to the values and rituals important to the patient-family-community environments as well as upholding nursing practice and safety standards.
NJ RN license required and PA within 6 months
Territory's we cover:
Camden, Ocean, Burlington, Atlantic and Cape May County
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.