Home Health Infusion Registered Nurse - Palliative Care

Princeton Healthcare System • Princeton Junction, NJ 08550

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Penn Medicine Princeton Healthis a leading provider of healthcare services. As a respected nonprofit, community teaching health system, we offer compassionate care supported by advanced technologies and an outstanding medical staff. Over 97% of our physicians have achieved board certification, the hallmark of professional excellence. Through our academic and clinical affiliations with institutions including The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, we are setting new standards in diagnostic and treatment protocols and achieving successful clinical outcomes for our patients. Princeton Health isRedefining Carethrough our commitment to delivering an exceptional level of clinical care and individualized caring for each and every patient. Princeton Health is now part of the Penn Medicine Health System which strives to achieve its three part mission; patient care, education and research. Working for this leading academic health system means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines. Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is currently searching for a Full Time, Evenings, Home Health Infusion Nurseat Princeton HomeCare Services.

Position Summary: A registered professional nurse responsible for the comprehensive health services to individuals, families, and the general public through teaching, counseling, referral and direct care. The RN functions with a large degree of independence and must draw on their own experience and education to provide care under a variety of conditions. They must be capable of inserting peripheral lines, monitor and maintain central lines used in the homecare setting. They must be capable of accessing and de-accessing implanted ports and discontinuing central lines at completion of therapy. They will act as case managers for a group of patients and collaborate with physicians and other disciplines about the care and needs of the patient. Through education the patient will understand the services recommended and be prepared at the time of discharge or recertification.

They are an interdisciplinary team member consisting of both professional and non-professionals. Ongoing interdisciplinary assessment is the continual involvement of all skilled professional staff involved in the plan of care from initial assessment through discharge and periodic interactive discussions. i.e. status and recommendations for plan of care.

Qualifications:

All Princeton Healthemployees are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

Required:

- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

- Active New Jersey Registered Nurse (RN)License

- CPR Certification

- Current drivers license and automobile insurance

- One (1) year of medical Surgical or Skill Nursing facility experience

- Evidence of Infusion or End of Life experience.

- Knowledge of the homecare and Medicare requirements

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, customer service focus

- Must be competent to work independently and supervise a multidisciplinary team

- Basic computer skills to document/ documentation in the EMR and other applications.

- Weekend, Holiday and on call

- Critical Thinking

- Pushing/Pulling (up to 10 pounds) - Frequently

- Lifting/Carrying (up to10 pounds) - Continuously

Preferred:

- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

- National Certification in a related field (Chemotherapy or INS certification)

Join thePenn Medicine Princeton Health family and be a part ofRedefining Carein our community!

Penn Medicine Princeton Health isa qualified employer under the rules of the Government Public Service Loan Forgiveness program &an

Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V.


 

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