Infusion Nurse Coordinator
About Steward Health Care System
Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.
Steward Medical Group Infusion Practice located in Brighton, MA is looking for a compassionate and experienced registered nurse who has clinical experience with IV medication and through understanding of IV therapies and how to administer these therapies in a clinic setting. The Steward Medical Group Infusion Center offers outpatient non-oncology infusion services for patients requiring pharmaceutical and biological agents to treat their medical conditions, including but not limited to rheumatic diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, glomerulonephritis, vasculitis, heart failure, asthma, osteoporosis, anemia, neurological disorders, and substance use disorders.
The nurse will provide and coordinate infusion activities, including taking patient vitals, starting and accessing IV's in accordance with the treatment plan. The nurse will provide direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and clinical standards. The nurse will work independently with the support of clinical providers and administrative staff to ensure quality patient care in accordance with established nursing protocols and physician orders. The infusion nurse will also promote a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all member of the care delivery team.
RN, BSN preferred, MA license required. Certified registered nurse infusion (CRNI) certification or equivalent required. Oncology nurse certification a plus. Current ACLA/BCLS certification required. Candidate must be proficient in placement, maintenance & removal of short peripheral catheters (SPC) for vascular access using aseptic technique.