Altus Infusion
  • NY, USA
  • Full Time

Insurance including Health, Dental, and Life, 401(K) with company match, Paid vacation and Holiday Pay


Altus Infusion provides IV-therapy to patients with auto-immune diseases which include Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, and Psoriatic Arthritis. Nurse will need to reconstitute medication and do drug calculations; offer assistance as needed in any other capacity according to established procedures.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Float between two infusion sites: Bronx,NY and Mt. Vernon, NY
  • Direct patient care
  • Performs all duties with efficiency and speed
  • Ensure patient's emotional, physical and psychological needs are met
  • Ensure that proper techniques and practices are used according to accepted standards of practice
  • Ensures care of patient through proper identification, checking of chart, and reporting of changes in condition
  • Assists in control and maintenance of supplies and equipment
  • Documents all nursing care provided concisely and accurately
  • Performs other nursing duties as assigned
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient and company related business
  • Develops and maintains an effective working relationship with patients, families, visitors and other company employees (bilingual English/Spanish)
  • Participates in Quality Assessment activities as directed for the continuous improvement of patient care and company business
  • Completes additional administrative work to see patients are infused properly

MARGINAL DUTIES:

 Performs other duties as assigned 5% of the time. RN may be required to carry a cell phone for patient contact.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed professional who specializes in infusion therapy and the administration of biologics and other necessary medications, intravenously.
  • IV experience is mandatory and ER-ICU experience is preferred.
  • Must have at least 5-7 years' experience in a hospital setting. 
  • Subject to license verification, criminal background check and drug screening.

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE, SKILLS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional
  • BLS and ACLS certified
  • Licensed to practice in the state of New York
  • Compliance with continuing and mandatory education
  • Practices nursing within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act of New York and accepts responsibility and accountability for own
  • Ability to respond quickly, physically and mentally when priorities and/or the patient's condition
  • Possesses appropriate communication skills to practice collaborative nursing.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

BENEFITS:

  • Monday-Friday schedule (8a-5p)
  • No nights/weekends
  • Paid Holidays 
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