Providence Health & Services Field RN/Intake Coordinator in Tukwila, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Field RN/Intake Coordinator for a job share opportunity with Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services supporting S. King County, Pierce and Thurston areas.

We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

An ideal candidate will be able to work up to 5 days/week depending on whether you are in the field or doing triage work.

In the Field RN/Intake Coordinator Job Share position you will:

  • Provide direct nursing services and case management related to infusion therapy for patients in the home, clinic or an alternate living site. This is accomplished through collaboration with the patient and/or caregiver, the physician, other health care providers and the payer.

  • Responsible for patient assessment, troubleshooting line and pump complications, and pump reprogramming over the phone

  • Be responsible for collecting and reviewing clinical information in order to ascertain appropriate services for the referred individual.

  • Assist patients, referral sources and any other callers with infusion services.

  • Facilitate the coordination of services with patients, from the initial referral through the duration of therapy and discharge from infusion services.

  • Admit and educates patients/caregivers in all infusion therapies.

  • Function as a professional role model by demonstrating competency in all phases of the nursing process, collaborating with other health care workers to promote quality patient care, and acting as a resource for home care nursing staff for patients with infusion home care needs.

  • Practices nursing by following Providence Infusion’s policies and procedures and the Washington State Nurse Practice Act.

  • Participates in the development of an efficient and cost-effective nursing department.

  • Serve as a member of the infusion team, responding to incoming referrals and informational calls regarding outpatient and home infusion services.

  • Act as a communication link between Providence Infusion Pharmacy (PIPS), clinicians, patients, families and physicians by creating a user-friendly point of entry to discuss questions, problems or concerns throughout the continuum of care

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in Washington State

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Current Washington State driver’s license and insured, reliable vehicle

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

  • Current Electronic Medical Record (EMR) experience

  • One year home infusion experience and/or ICU experience

  • Recent hands-on experience with peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) lines, ports, venipuncture, and various central venous access devices (CVAD)

  • Strong patient advocate/communication skills

  • Experienced with Microsoft Office programs

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Tukwila and Spokane, Washington provides pharmaceutical services to patients in communities throughout Washington, Alaska, Idaho and Montana. Patient safety, patient satisfaction, and clinical outcomes are our priorities. Our services include nutrition and pharmacological therapies to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Suites, disease management and related specialized infusion therapies, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and nutrition consulting and support services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: IV Therapy

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Other Location(s): Washington-Puyallup, Washington-Lacey

Req ID: 203355