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Full Time Home Infusion Nurse RN Central Atlanta GA

Company: Optum
Location: Marietta
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody - only those who want to positively impact the health of patients in their own environment. Ready for a new path? Join us and start doing - your life's best work.(sm)

UnitedHealth Group 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 35 -hours per week. On-call requirements: 2 shifts per -month. Must be willing to cover the Central Atlanta area, which includes the following Counties: Henry, Rockdale, Dekalb and Clayton, and other surrounding -areas as needed. -Must have very good IV skills. Must be flexible to work weekdays, evenings, and weekends. Will see Acute and -Chronic patients, needing IV -Therapy.

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

Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or CPR certification, or willing to obtain prior to starting employment

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

Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

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)

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. -Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do - 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.

Keywords: Optum, Marietta , Full Time Home Infusion Nurse RN Central Atlanta GA, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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