Case Manager, RN / Home Infusion, RN - Sacramento, CA *** $4,000 Sign

UnitedHealth Group - Sacramento, CA (30+ days ago)3.6


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The primary role of the Clinical Coordinator is to provide clinical coordination for infusion services for all BriovaRx’s patients, coordinating the daily activities of referral, intake, staff / agency assignment and patient management. The Clinical Coordinator may also directly provide infusion nursing services to patients receiving infusion medications from BriovaRx's branch pharmacy service area (as needed). Service delivery will occur in patient’s home or alternate site per patient’s request. All infusion services and medication delivery will be provided utilizing accepted Infusion therapy clinical technique and BriovaRx’s established policy and procedures ordered by a licensed physician or licensed practitioner. All clinical operations will be consistent with established goals, objectives, and policies, and specifically focused on delivery of infusion therapy nursing and medication delivery. The coordination / case manager function coordinate / develop / implement individualized plans of care.

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

Reviews patient chart for admission criteria, assessing patient’s needs will be met, therapy is appropriate and environment is safe

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

Ability to establish and maintain positive clinical rapport with all patients and their families, representing BriovaRx including working directly with patients and their families, maintain contact as per company policy and protocol and clinically monitor all patients providing direct infusion therapy services

Communicates coordination of care with alternate providers (AIS, hospice) and documents communication

Infuse medications on a regular basis in patient’s home setting 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

Completes all required patient care documentation and reports accurately and in a timely manner, according to internal and external regulatory requirements

Tracks schedule of visits

Willingness to work with most ages and diagnosis of patients receiving infusion therapy medication

May work with numerous infused or Injectable medications including orals per BriovaRx protocols

Clinical oversight of patient functions provided by BriovaRx

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

Maintaining current State Nursing licensure, as required by the State Department of Health, is mandatory

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

Compliance and adherence to State and Federal regulations and laws, JCAHO, HIPAA, CPR, and infusion pharmacy and nursing licensure accepted standards of practice

Participates in staff meetings with nursing and pharmacy

Maintain all mandatory education required upon hire and annually per policy

May be required to represent the company in clinical interactions as requested

May provide education regarding BriovaRx services, for both internally and external customers

Function as clinical educator, and resource

May work in office or alternate settings including home setting

Ability to travel on occasion

Excellent driving record Maintains professional and automobile liability insurance

May be required to work any day or shift as required to accommodate patient schedules in administering medications

May be required to lift or carry equipment and supplies to patients home

Required to participate in afterhours on call responsibilities

Represents self in a professional and ethical manner at all times, while representing BriovaRx , complying with all applicable company policies and procedures

May be asked to participate in cross training of the various clinical functions in order to function in multiple roles as required

Other duties as requested

Required Qualifications:
Active and unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the state(s) of practice and others as requested

Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing standards (INS) and nursing process including assessment, problem identification or nursing diagnosis, outcome identification, planning and communicating, implementation, and evaluation

Knowledgeable and / or experience with current state licensure requirements

Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office and electronic medical records (EMR) programs

Advanced interpersonal communications, both written and verbal

Excellent listening skills

Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills

Ability to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including clinical, pharmacy, physicians, outside infusion nursing agencies, patients, families, and significant caregivers

Professional appearance and teaching skills

Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of patient, staff and agency information

Ability to work independently in home or alternate site settings

Ability to work under pressure with clinical emergencies if required

May need to assume a flexible work schedule

Ability to meet attendance, overtime, on - call, and other reliability requirements of the job

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledgeable and / or experience in HIPAA; OSHA; JCAHO

Three (3+) years in Infusion Therapy and Home Health experience with specific proficiency in infusion therapy

Knowledgeable and / or experience working with Title 22 regulations

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