Altus Infusion
  • Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Part Time

JOB SUMMARY: 

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:

  • 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
  • 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 (pre-employment requirement)
  • Licensed to practice in home state  
  • Compliance with continuing and mandatory education
  • Practices nursing within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act of Arizona 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 work week
  • 8am - 5pm working hours
  • No nights/weekends
  • Off on major holidays

LANGUAGE, MATHEMATICAL AND/OR REASONING ABILITY: 

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. 

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to communicate in a high pressure environment. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Category 1 Occupational Exposure. 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Choose Well. Choose Altus.

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.

Altus Infusion is an EOE (M/F/Vet/Disability/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation)

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