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UnitedHealth Group Part Time Home Infusion Nurse RN - Ft Myers, FL in Fort Myers, Florida

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OptumRx is seeking talented individuals for our Home Infusion RN opportunities. We are delivering specialized infusion therapy services in patient homes and ambulatory infusion suites. Our elite team of Infusion Nurses is growing, and we want YOU to join this dynamic and exciting group. Enjoy a flexible opportunity while providing compassionate and highly skilled care to patients.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Mileage reimbursement

  • One-to-one patient care and teaching

  • The satisfaction that comes with knowing your care allows a patient to heal at home!

The Home Infusion RN fills an integral role in the clinical operations of the organization, working collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure infusion therapy can be safely and effectively administered to each home-based patient.

* RNs will be asked to provide schedule availability on a regular basis, and expected to work those days indicated as available unless otherwise called off duty *

Must be able to work at least 20 hours per week. On-call requirements: 2 - 3 shifts per month, with availability for occasional weekend days as needed. Must be willing to cover Ft Myers, Florida and the surrounding cities. Must have good IV skills. Must be flexible to work weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Will see Acute & Chronic patients, needing IV Therapy. This position will be eligible for some benefits.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Travel to provide skilled nursing care for infusion patients in their home or an ambulatory infusion suite

  • Teach patients and their care givers to achieve the highest level of independence possible in self-care and monitoring of their infusion therapy

  • Assess the patients’ condition and response to therapy, taking action as needed to facilitate achievement of treatment goals

  • Collaborate with physicians and pharmacists on the patient plan of care and treatment, communicating status changes and implementing new orders as received

  • Establish trust and build therapeutically effective relationships with patients and their families

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

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

  • 1+ years of experience working as an RN in a clinical care setting that contributes to proficiency in infusion therapy (such as medical surgical unit, emergency department, intensive care unit, post-anesthesia care unit, or similar setting)

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

  • Willing and able to work independently in home or alternate-site settings

  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable travel to customer and/or patient sites

  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive VoiceResponse (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience administering infusion therapy in a home or alternate-site setting

  • Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing Society (INS) standards of practice, policies, and procedures

  • Knowledgeable of HIPAA patient privacy and data security requirements, OSHA employee protection regulations, and The Joint Commission’s accreditation standards for home health and home infusion pharmacy (or other relevant accrediting organizations)

If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the ACHA Level 1 background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.

Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you’ll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you’re empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, CRNI, Home Infusion, Home Therapy, IVIG, INS, IV Therapy, Part Time, Optum, FL, Ft Myers, Fort Myers, Lee, UnitedHealth Group, UHG

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