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Registered Nurse - Infusion

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Mount Kisco
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

$10,000 Sign On for FT External Candidates Locations: Mount Kisco or Poughkeepsie Come join our expanding and dynamic team of professionals! Due to unprecedented growth, we are looking to add Registered Nurses to our Infusion team. We offer excellent compensation, benefits within 30 days that include PTO, paid holidays, annual bonus potential, annual reviews, tuition reimbursement, along with opportunities for continued career progression! For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. The Infusion Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care to patients/significant others via direct and/or telephone contact, following established standards and practices. S/he coordinates with other members of the care team to ensure seamless care delivery, maximal coordination of efforts, and active patient participation in planning and care. Assists physician or other provider with clinical procedures, performs telephone triage as needed, and participates in patient teaching. Primary Responsibilities:Clinical Knowledge and SkillsDemonstrates clinical competence in the direct care of patients/significant others in established area of practice, considering developmental differences among patientsDemonstrates basic knowledge of common disease processes and treatments, including pertinent diagnostic/laboratory testing and medical/nursing interventionsDemonstrates a proactive approach to patient care, focusing on addressing each patient's individual and family needs at the time of serviceUtilizes evidence-based approaches with patients/families/caregivers to support self-management, self-efficacy, and health-promoting behavior changeCollaborates with patients/significant others and other members of the healthcare team to establish goals and priorities to meet patients' immediate and future needsPerforms telephone triage with particular emphasis on assessment, problem/priority identification, and decision-makingPerforms authorized technical procedures competently (e.g., EKG, phlebotomy, starting/ monitoring IVs, selected laboratory tests, etc.) as may be required in clinical practice areaSeeks validation/guidance from physician or other provider and nurse colleagues when necessaryFunctions effectively with other healthcare providers during emergency situationsTeaching/Education of Patients/Significant OthersUses clinical knowledge and skills to teach patients/significant others effectively (e.g., via written information, face-to-face communication, phone communication) Integrates patient and family education, including health promotion/wellness, into the delivery of careContinuously evaluates the results of patient education and modifies the teaching plan based on patient outcomesSuggests and/or facilitates referrals (e.g., to Department of Social Services, dietitian, hospice) as applicableDesigns and implements educational activities that are culturally appropriate (and consistent with individual physicians' practice) and are tailored to the patient's/significant other's ability to comprehend and participateParticipates, as requested, in the development of patient-teaching tools/programs for assigned departmentLeadershipDemonstrates effective problem-solving skills, particularly when urgent/emergent or unexpected clinical or administrative events arise in order to maintain both the smooth functioning of the department and patient/personnel safetyProvides direction and support, and delegates tasks to professional and non-professional staffServes as an effective preceptor to new staff as needed 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: Graduate of an accredited school of nursingRegistered Nurse licensed to practice in New York State (NYS) with current NYS registration and in good standing Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.)Current BLS certification2+ years of recent pertinent professional nursing experience in a hospital, medical office or other clinical setting New York Residents Only: The hourly range for New York residents is $27.07 to $53.08+ per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 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: UnitedHealth Group, Greenwich , Registered Nurse - Infusion, Healthcare , Mount Kisco, Connecticut

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