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Dual Infusion Nurse- Full Time -Chester County-Penn Medicine at Home

Job ID: 203027
Work Type: FT
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center 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?

Do you want to make the move to homecare but want to keep your acute care skills?

Come join our exciting, growing Dual infusion team! Home care nurses play a crucial role in providing patients with the care they need in the comfort of their own homes however, a Penn Medicine dual infusion nurse takes it a step further by combining clinical expertise, compassion, and adaptability to provide high-quality care to patients receiving infusion therapy at home. Their dedication to patient care is truly admirable.

Why work as a Dual Infusion Nurse?

· Extensive training on infusion

· Obtain certifications and pilot projects

· Not losing any acute care skillsets

· Involved in your own community

· Day shift: 8, 10, and 12 hour shifts available

 

PMAH is currently hiring experienced ASN/Diploma and BSN RNs to service Home Health/Infusion patients across our service areas and in your own community:

Pennsylvania Counties:

Lancaster and surrounding areas

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia

Submit your application to discuss specific geographical locations with the recruitment team.

Responsibilities:

· These nurses are experts in administering medications, fluids, and other treatments directly into the patient’s bloodstream through intravenous (IV) lines.

· They handle various types of infusions, including antibiotics, pain management, chemotherapy, nutrition, and factor therapy.

· Unlike hospital-based care, these nurses bring their expertise to patients’ homes.

· They assess patients, monitor their progress, and ensure safe and effective administration of infusions.

· Home infusion therapy allows patients to avoid hospital stays and receive treatment in a familiar environment.

· The term “dual infusion” suggests that these nurses may simultaneously administer two different infusions to a patient.

· This could involve managing multiple IV lines, coordinating medications, and ensuring compatibility and safety.

· Dual infusion home health nurses work closely with physicians and other healthcare providers.

· They follow established protocols and collaborate on treatment plans to meet each patient’s unique needs.

· These nurses educate patients and their families about infusion procedures, potential side effects, and self-care.

· They empower patients to manage their health at home and recognize any warning signs.

· Regular monitoring is essential to track the patient’s response to treatment.

· Nurses document vital signs, infusion rates, adverse reactions, and any adjustments made during the process.

· Some patients may have CVADs, such as PICC lines or implanted ports.

· Dual infusion nurses are skilled in maintaining and using these devices for safe and efficient infusion delivery.


Clinical Nurse-NCL (Non-Clinical Ladder) track: requirements:

· Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN) from an accredited school of nursing

· 15+ months of relevant professional nursing experience

· Pennsylvania (or New Jersey) RN licensure (depending on hire location)

· BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider, as per the American Heart Association

· Have a car, valid driver’s license, and car insurance

 

 Clinical Nurse 2 track requirements:

· Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing

· 15+ months of relevant professional nursing experience

· Pennsylvania (or New Jersey) RN licensure

· BLS/CPR as a healthcare provider, as per the American Heart Association

    · Have a car, valid driver’s license, and car insurance

      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

      Live Your Life's Work

      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.

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