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Resource Nurse, Outpatient Infusion, PRN

North Mississippi Medical Center   Tupelo, MS   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on December 10, 2021
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Essential Functions:
  • This position coordinates and provides direct patient care to ambulatory walk-in infusion patients for all therapy types: antibiotics, blood, chemo, injections, pump refills.
  • This position has direct responsibility of ensuring timely and quality documentation in the permanent medical record for clinical, legal, and reimbursement purposes
  • This position participates in clinical activities necessary for patients receiving infusion therapy on continuous pumps; for PICC/Midline services; nurse education and specialty drug education as needed.
  • This position participates in patient/staff education and all other areas of total patient care to optimize outcomes. This includes:
  • Review/monitor patient charts monitoring & reporting documentation
  • Account charging & Good Catch/ADR
  • Patient admission into computer systems according to policy procedures
  • Inventory maintenance
  • Assist with billing
  • Consults ancillary areas as needed
Requirements:

The incumbent must be currently licensed in the state of Mississippi and must have a minimum of three years nursing experience and/or one year Oncology experience (preferred). The incumbent must exhibit a broad knowledge and skills in a variety of patient diagnoses and ages as well as infusion therapies and must have good oral and written communication skills. The incumbent must be competent in IV therapy, chemotherapy, pediatric injection, and pump operations. Chemotherapy experience is preferred and must complete chemotherapy certification program. Experience in home IV administration is desirable.