Fairview Health Services Home Health Infusion Nurse in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Overview

We provide extensive home and outpatient infusion services to patients requiring IV therapy such as feeding by IV, infection treatment, chemotherapy, pain management and blood products/transfusions. Fairview Home Infusion is one of the largest home infusion organizations in the upper Midwest. It uses a care team structure—pharmacists, doctors, nurses, nutritionists, insurance experts—and customized operational services and reports to meet the needs of referring providers and patients. Our outpatient infusion centers provide chemotherapy and other infusion services along with clinical consultation and patient education. Specialized pharmacists work in collaboration with patients’ physicians and nurses to coordinate care at ambulatory suites throughout the Twin Cities and the surrounding Duluth area.

Responsibilities/Job Description

As a key member of the interdisciplinary care team, the Home Health Infusion Nurse coordinates the delivery of care and services appropriate to the needs of the patient and their families. This includes physical and psychosocial assessment, identification of interventions, care plan development, education and monitoring.

This position must be able to work independently, be detail oriented and handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. Additionally, this position requires a reliable means to travel to multiple sites throughout the shift for patient visits.

Job Expectations:

Deliver care as delegated by physician, providing accurate and clinically appropriate infusion therapy assessments and interventions for all therapies, access devices and disease processes; assessing patient for health status changes, support systems and home environment, updating the care team and documenting in clinical record as indicated.

Partner with the patient, family and care team in developing and implementing plan of care with specific goals under the direction of the physician. Initiate and coordinate care conferences with the participation of all members of the care team as needed.

Provide education and support to patients and caregivers that enable them to safely and effectively self-administer medications and solutions. This includes storage, aseptic technique, equipment use, side effects and potential complications.

Coordinate the discharge of patients when goals are met with the physician and other disciplines to achieve an orderly transition for the patient/family.

Facilitate and manage home infusion referrals as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Experience

2 years of recent home care nursing experience

Knowledge of computer applications in order to perform job duties: electronic charting, etc.

Required License/Certification/Registration

Current MN Nursing License

Current Basic Life Support

Valid Driver’s License

Current and adequate automobile insurance policy

Preferred Experience

1 year of recent infusion nursing experience in an acute care or ambulatory care setting.

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-24598

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-HomeCare/Hospice

Location Fairview offices at Kasota

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Pharmacy - FHI Nursing