Registered Nurse, RN

Employer
Vitalant
Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
Jun 01, 2021
Ref
1489_210768-21fe805b1f1477bc118530954170940b
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Reports to Clinical/Research RN Manager and provides clinical nursing services in a comprehensive clinical environment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
  • Assures quality customer service to all customers.
  • Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence policy.
  • Effectively evaluate hemorrhages and other medical problems and administer/infuse blood products or other treatment, vaccines, injections as needed. Provide venous access care including insertion of peripheral IV's, PICC maintenance and removal, mediport and central line maintenance.
  • Accurately document all patient visits, infusions, medication requests/refills, immunizations, problems, lab results, and follow-up as needed.
  • Triage and direct patient and family phone calls and inquiries. Refer patients to Administrative Assistant I to schedule clinic and physician appointments.
  • Organize and run weekly comprehensive hemophilia clinics.
  • Send cord blood kits to families as needed and provide instruction and tracking of results
  • Coordinate appointments and track surgeries and procedures for all patients.
  • Coordinate dispensing of all factor products to patients at home.
  • Create new and innovative educational programs for patients, families, and other health care workers as the need arises.
  • Administer home treatment training on request, including training patients in venipuncture, sterility, universal precautions, and dosage calculation as dictated in the updated version of the home treatment manual.
  • Upholds the home treatment contract signed by patients by encouraging patients to send in home treatment records monthly and to maintain a comprehensive clinic visit yearly.
  • Temporarily cover clinical and research patient care providing backup and assistance to Clinical and Research Nurses. In absence of social service personnel, will assist with psychosocial issues. In absence of insurance specialist, will assist with insurance issues. Provide coverage of MA duties for PTO. On-call for factor program coverage on a rotating schedule.
  • Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.


REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge/Education
    Bachelor's degree in nursing is preferred.

Licenses/ Certifications
    RN license in the state of practice is required.

Experience
  • Two years' experience hands-on nursing, including venipuncture and/or phlebotomy skills preferred.
  • Pediatric experience preferred.

Skills/Abilities
  • Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and general computer knowledge is needed.
  • The employee will be required to carry out a combination of following established methods and originating new ways to carry out job responsibilities.
  • Decisions are varied and based on broad principles and guidelines.
  • Communication skills required to perform the job include considerable contact inside and outside the department and with other sites as well as day-to-day contact with patients including frequent face-to-face interaction.

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