Providence Health & Services Nurse Clinician - East Home Infusion RN in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Nurse Clinician (East Home Infusion RN, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington. 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.
In this position you will:
Participate in the development of an efficient and cost-effective nursing department by:
Exercise principles of effective time management when scheduling patients
Monitor for effective utilization and management of patient supplies and medications
Practice nursing by following Providence Infusion’s policies and procedures and the Washington State Nurse Practice Act.
Attend all mandatory nursing department meetings and in-services
Complete all annual nursing competencies
Is responsible for meeting all Joint Commission requirements as related to nursing
Admit and educate patients/caregivers in all infusion therapies:
Inform patients/caregivers of all aspects of infusion therapy and reviewing all admission paperwork
Insure that all reimbursement forms and consents are completed and submitted at admission
Asses, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs
Report all care provided in patient’s electronic record
Maintain and update the patient’s medication profile
Evaluate and document patient/caregiver response to interventions, revising care plan as needed
Complete recertification paperwork in a timely manner
Submit daily logs and patient paperwork per policy on a consistent basis
Communicate with all disciplines involved with patient’s infusion therapy following each shift worked. The report is clear, concise, and contains all pertinent information
Keep Nurse Scheduler informed on a daily basis of changes in scheduled visits or availability
Participate in on-call coverage; including after-hours triage, holiday, and weekends
Report to work and visits as scheduled and on time
NURSE CLINICIAN ASSIGNMENTS:
Per Diem Nurse: perform the same functions as a Nurse Clinician on an interim basis
Triage Nurse: receive incoming phone calls from Infusion patients/caregivers/ field nurses, assess patient needs, problem solves pump issues, programs pumps over the phone, contact patient MD’s as needed, arrange nursing visits as needed, communicate issues with pharmacist and field nurses, participate in weekend and after hour triage
Required qualifications for this position include:
Education sufficient for licensure.
Current License as a Registered Nurse in the applicable state. A secondary Registered Nurse license may be required for bordering states.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider) Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Washington required..
Valid Drivers License
One (1) year experience in acute care
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Home health or home infusion experience
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Infusion and Pharmacy Services in Spokane, Washington provides home and ambulatory infusion services to pediatric and adult patients in Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Oregon. Patient quality/safety, satisfaction, and positive clinical outcomes are top priorities. Our services include infusion therapy and enteral/parenteral services to patients in their homes or in our Ambulatory Infusion Suites (AIS)., disease management, specialized infusion services, and clinical nurse, pharmacist, and dietitian consulting and support. Spokane, WA is in the heart of the Inland Northwest, offering four seasons that include winter snow, cool springs, warm summers and mild fall temperatures. Outdoor recreational are numerous and include fishing, hiking, biking, camping, skiing, hunting, golfing, and boating. Spokane is located about 30 miles from Idaho and is within a few hour drive of Seattle, Portland, Missoula, Canada, or the Washington and Oregon coasts. Spokane is a vibrant community that is easy to navigate, has short commute times, and offers variety of sporting events, concerts, shopping, dining, and entertainment experience.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Home Health Nursing
Req ID: 317418