Northwell Health Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Infusion in Great Neck, New York

Req Number 001ZPJ

Job Description

Provides intravenous therapy to patients. Functions in accordance with policies of the Nursing Department. Utilizes leadership skills/clinical judgment in coordinating patient care and directing/delegating activities of the patient care unit team.

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Provides necessary intravenous therapy to patients.
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the physical and emotional needs of patients requiring IV therapy.

  • Follows policies of the Department regarding IV therapy.

  • Maintains documentation of IV therapy.

  • Investigates, evaluates and validates new techniques and equipment used for IV therapy.

  • Conducts patient interview, explains policies and procedures to patient/ significant others, reviews patient's chart and answers questions.

  • Communicates/documents patient's health status.

  1. Collaborates with other care team members in planning and carrying out treatment regimen; provides direction to other members of the care team.
  • Interprets and implements treatment regimen as prescribed by the Physician.

  • Assists the Physician during treatments and/or diagnostic procedures.

  • Keeps management and/or physician informed of changes in patient's condition and/or treatments, as appropriate.

  1. Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, preferred.

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.

  • BLS certification or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience as a RN, including initiation of IV therapy.