Nurse Coordinator

InfuCare Rx – Philadelphia, PA

Job Description

InfuCare Rx is a leading home infusion provider accredited by URAC and ACHC offering a specialized approach to caring for patients in need of IV therapy and specialty pharmacy services in the homecare setting. We have created an ethical, team oriented, and quality work environment for our employees that cultivates achievement and success.

InfuCare Rx is seeking a Nurse Coordinator to join our interdisciplinary patient care team who will be directly responsible for managing infusion care for patients requiring therapies such as; Parenteral Nutrition, Antibiotics, etc., The Nurse Coordinator position will collaborate with pharmacists, dietitians, hospital case managers, physicians, and other healthcare professionals to ensure smooth patient transitions from hospital to home and the provision of high quality infusion therapy and nursing services.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Nurse Coordinator functions as the lead nursing staff member of the interdisciplinary clinical patient care team, within an infusion pharmacy office setting.
  • Responsible for referral management for Nursing Department, RN home visit scheduling, and ongoing patient care management in collaboration with infusion office pharmacists, Intake team members and Dietitians.
  • Supports hospital case managers, prescribers, home health agencies, LTC facilities, liaisons and other referral sources to coordinate patient discharges to home infusion services.
  • Oversees home infusion care provided to patients with acute and chronic diseases.
  • Knowledge of IV access devices, patient assessments, multidisciplinary care planning, patient education, IV medication administration, laboratory values and ongoing clinical patient monitoring.
  • Fosters new and existing relationships and maintains contact with other industry healthcare professionals for educational purposes and potential partnerships.
  • Identifies patient/caregiver home infusion care appropriateness, patient response to care and helps to develop nursing care plans in partnership with prescribers, RN field staff and other members of the patients healthcare team to ensure optimal patient outcomes.
  • Remains current on new therapies, industry trends, and accreditation standards for home infusion services.
  • POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

    The Infusion Nurse Coordinator position requires a current registered nurse license in Pennsylvania in good standing. Bachelors degree and CRNI preferred. Minimum of 3-years home infusion nursing experience is required. 1-2 years supervisory experience in a home care setting preferred. Working knowledge of insurance industry requirements preferred.

    Practical knowledge of State and Federal regulatory requirements and knowledge of ACHC regulations as it applies to infusion home care is essential. Must have strong organizational skills and liaison capabilities with well-developed written and verbal communication skills. Able to work independently with minimal supervision. Minimal travel in service area may be required.

    InfuCare Rx is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to age, color, race, ancestry, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, legally protected medical condition, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Background checks and drug screens are part of our hiring process. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

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