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Director of Nursing, RN for Home Infusion - Albuquerque, NM

UHG - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Posted: 10/16/2018

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The primary role of the Director of Patient Care is to provide clinical coordination and direct patient care for infusion services for BriovaRx's patients, coordinating the daily activities of referral, intake, staff and agency assignment and patient management. Additional responsibilities may include patient discharge teaching; on call nursing support; patient visits; nursing agency in-services and other duties as required. Service delivery will occur in patients’ home or alternate site per patients’ request.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for patient care across the continuum

  • Receives, evaluates, accepts and executes the initial patient intake process to assure that patient verification, assessment, teaching and ongoing scheduling of nursing services occur in timely manner

  • Assures timely communication with other company personnel, and outside providers, physicians and other agencies, to assure the quality and continuity of patient care

  • May serves as Administrator of licensed home health agency as required by state, ensuring home health agency meets all rules and regulations for licensure

  • Infuse medications on a regular basis in patients’ home including monitoring and tracking vital signs, performing procedures such as IV placement, phlebotomy and medication administration via peripheral infusion device or PICC line, implantable port and / or central venous catheters and as ordered by a licensed physician or licensed practitioner

  • Assess patient in home environments, including clinical assessment safety of environment, pain assessment, monitor effectiveness of medication treatment, develop plan of care, education for patients and patient’s family members, including providing care, including but not limited to plan of care / plan of treatment according to state specific regulations and reports accurately and in a timely manner, according to internal and external regulatory requirements

  • Maintain collaborative relationships involving  agencies delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with BriovaRx, including  nursing agencies in a contracted relationship, patient, families, significant caregivers and other healthcare team members

  • Provide education regarding BriovaRx Health Solutions services for both internal and external customers

  • Function as clinical educator and resource

  • Serves as administrator of licensed home health agency

  • Assist in securing and maintaining licensure and accreditations warranted by BriovaRx, including required Home Health Licensure, ACHC, and any other licensure or credentialing as necessary

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Active, unrestricted RN license in the State of New Mexico

  • 3+ years of experience in infusion therapy and/ OR home health experience

  • 1+ years of experience supervising or managing a team

  • Knowledge of Home Health Agency Regulations

  • Strong IV skills

  • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Flexible schedule with the availability for some evening and weekend patient visits, if needed

  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CRNI, critical care certification, IGNS or ER certification

  • BSN

  • Experience using electronic medical records (EMR) programs

  • Ability to work independently in home or alternate site settings

  • Knowledge or experience in HIPAA, OSHA, The Joint Commission or other accrediting bodies


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