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RN COVID Infusion Nurse

Company: The Primary Health Network
Location: Sharon
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The NetworkThe Primary Health Network is the largest Federally Qualified Healthcare Center (FQHC) in the state of Pennsylvania. We have been serving our communities for 36 years. We currently operate healthcare centers in 16 counties in the state of Pennsylvania and 1 in the state of Ohio. We offer primary care, behavioral health, specialty care (in select counties) and dental services across the state of Pennsylvania.
About UsThe mission of Primary Health Network is to provide quality primary care services and access to specialty care for the people in the communities we serve. We offer services regardless of age, race, creed, sex, national origin, or the ability to pay.
Position OverviewThe COVID Infusion Nurse is an integral member of Primary Health Network COVID response team whose role is to safely infuse monoclonal antibodies to eligible patients diagnosed with COVID-19.Duties:

  • Screen patients for eligibility for COVID monoclonal antibody therapy
  • Coordinate telehealth or in-office appointment for eligible patients with a primary care provider
  • Provide patient education about the infusion and post infusion home care
  • Prepare antibody infusion following ascetic technique
  • Start an IV and infuse the monoclonal antibody in accordance with the Primary Health Network provider's order and the FDA Emergency Use Authorization guidelines.
  • Monitor for infusion related reactions, monitor vital signs
  • Treat infusion-related reactions in accordance with Primary Health Network provider's order
  • Respond to medical emergencies in accordance with Primary Health Network's policy and procedures.
  • Document nursing care provided in accordance with Primary Health Network's policy and procedures.
  • Clean and disinfect clinical environment in accordance with Primary Health Network's infection prevention and control policies and procedures.
  • Travel to other locations in the region may be necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned
    Location and Hours of PositionPHN Clinical Services Department. The general office hours for this position is 8:30 AM-5:00 PM (with some evening hours required). The position is located in Sharon PA.
    Education/Experience RequirementsRegistered Nurse (RN)
    • Graduate of an approved school of nursing
    • Active Pennsylvania Nursing License
    • Minimum of two years' experience in direct patient care (preferred)
    • Case Management experience (preferred)
      Additional Job Qualifications/Skills COVID Vaccine required
      • Current Pennsylvania RN license
      • Current CPR Healthcare Certification
      • Prior experience in clinical nursing required
      • Knowledge, skill and ability to start an IV and safely administer and observe for and treat infusion related reactions.
      • Ability to work independently
      • Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
      • Excellent customer service skills.
      • Ability to work under pressure calmly and efficiently, coping with variable workloads, intermittent delays and emotionally charged situations
        Benefits
        • Medical/Dental/Vision (Employee and Family plans available, eligible after 60 days)
        • Employer Paid Short Term disability
        • Employer Paid Life Insurance
        • Retirement Plan
        • Paid Time Off
        • 8 Paid Holidays
          Additional Benefits!
          • College Savings Plan
            • Fitness Center Membership Reimbursement
              • ID Shield & Legal Shield
                • Volunteer Time Off Program
                  Primary Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).PHNIND

Keywords: The Primary Health Network, Akron , RN COVID Infusion Nurse, Healthcare , Sharon, Ohio

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