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Registered Nurse (RN) - Rheumatology Infusion - FULL-TIME

Company: Florida Medical Clinic
Location: Lutz
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our Vision is to be the best choice for healthcare in our community



Job Title: Registered Nurse - FULL-TIME

Department: Rheumatology

Reports to: Supervisor

Job Summary: Looking for an experienced RN to work in our Rheumatology infusion suite. Must be ok traveling between Land O Lakes, Zephyrhills & Seminole Heights (Tampa) location.

WHAT DOES FMC HAVE TO OFFER ITS EMPLOYEES?

We offer a wide choice of compensation and benefit programs that are among the best. From competitive salaries to retirement plans. We make every effort to take care of the people who make our company great.

Gives you an employer that you will have pride in working for
Provides excellent training programs and opportunities for growth
Offers Medical Benefits including:Employer Contributions to HSA high deductible plan
Discounts at our medical facilities
Cigna Open Access OAPIN & OAP plans


Supports Incentive based Wellness Programs
Offers company sponsored Life Insurance with buy-up provisions
Provides Dental, Vision, Long and Short Term Disability, Accident & Illness policy options
Supports Paid Time Off and Holidays
Gives generous 401K plan with annual 3% Employer contribution after one year of employment
Values and appreciates its employees
Boasts a reputation for superior health care and quality service

Essential Functions of the Position: 1 year experience required.

Performs administrative functions
Ensures all policies and procedures are in place and followed
Reviews all forms and consents for the department on a regular basis to make certain they are current and comprehensive
Creates consents for newly offered treatments when necessary


Prepares patients and supplies before treatments

Obtains informed consents as indicated
Instructs individual patients and family on follow-up care, toxicity and side effects of infusion therapy
Performs assessment and triage of patient calls: evaluates symptoms, and determines essential care required
Ensures verification of benefits has been obtained
Determines how the drug should be supplied and ensures the patient's specialty pharmacy has supplied the medications if appropriate
Documents patient information in a concise, clear and thorough manner

Clinical Skills
Performs complex nursing procedures and prescribed medical treatments
Demonstrate knowledge of aseptic technique and practice
Performs intradermal, subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous injections to include administration of diagnostic agents and medications
Perform venous, capillary procedures and access indwelling catheters for blood withdrawal
Administer medication in a safe and knowledgeable manner following established clinic policies and within the scope of licensure
Validates infusion doses for accuracy, verification of "5 Rights"
Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge, skill and judgment of medications administered following clinic and manufacturer's protocols for administration.
Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner
Informs physician of any changes to patient's condition during the infusion process and documents appropriately.

Completes end of treatment processes
Schedules an appointment for the patient's next treatment
Answers any questions the patient may have related to their treatment
Evaluates the patient before allowing them to leave

Manages and Maintains Medical Supplies, Equipment and Drug Inventory
Order and maintain drug inventory and medical supplies
Maintains medical equipment; ensures all equipment is calibrated, cleaned, sterilized and charged
Empties red bags, replaces sharp containers, ensure all OSHA policies and procedures are followed

Generates charges by entering procedures performed for billing in IEHR.



Additional Responsibilities:

Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
Earn required CEU's to maintain licensure and stay current on new treatments and skills
Must be ok traveling between Land O Lakes, Zephyrhills & Seminole Heights (Tampa) location.
Minimum 1 year Rheumatology experience.



Physical and Mental Demands:

Physical requirements
Able to stand and sit for long periods of time
Use of proper body mechanics
Manual dexterity

Normal concentration ability
High complexity of decision making
High level verbal and written communication skills
Above average ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Job Qualifications:

Current Active Florida RN license
IV Certification with working experience
Current BLS certification
Strong customer service orientation
Basic computer proficiency
Heightened sensitivity to patient's physical and psychological needs.
Ability to work effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary health team.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and make employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status

Keywords: Florida Medical Clinic, Brandon , Registered Nurse (RN) - Rheumatology Infusion - FULL-TIME, Healthcare , Lutz, Florida

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