AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) Infusion Nurse (RN) - Hematology/Oncology in New York, New York
Having the best Infusion Nurses at AdvantageCare Physicians enables us to achieve our vision to be the preferred care destination for our patients and the communities we serve. At AdvantageCare Physicians, our mission is to focus care on the needs of our patients and partner with them in the pursuit of better health.
AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) is one of the largest physician-led multi-specialty practice in the New York metropolitan area, serving half a million patients across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island. At ACPNY, patients receive individualized coordinated care from a compassionate team focused on helping them live their healthiest lives.
Our 30+ professionally managed, multi-specialty physician practices are designed to deliver convenient, comprehensive and community-based care. At AdvantageCare Physicians primary and specialty care is coordinated through an integrated network of full-service medical offices, regional specialty referral hubs, urgent care centers and strategic hospital affiliations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and Long Island.
The Infusion Nurse organizes and provides clinical supervision to the specialty patient care team including, but not limited to, delegation of responsibilities, mentoring, evaluating, educating, scheduling and counseling the care team staff. The Infusion Nurse is responsible for providing professional nursing care to Oncology/Hematology patients and proactively supports the efforts to ensure that standards for patient satisfaction, patient safety, and quality of care are maintained, as established by AdvantageCare Physicians. This role functions as one of the primary liaisons between patients, staff and physicians and supports the Advanced Care Model.
Provides clinical supervision to the Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Medical Assistants (MAs) on the specialty care team. Responsible for daily/weekly Care Team scheduling and management of PTO requests. Delegates tasks appropriately according to the scope of licensure and follows up on delegated tasks to ensure completition. May function as the Lead Nurse in the medical office when the Manager, Nursing (and/or Assistant Manager, Nursing) is unavailable or has not been designated.
Assists with applicant screening, selection, training, providing feedback for performance evaluations, and providing information related to employee discipline and termination of staff.
Ensures nursing practices of the specialty care team as well as own practices are in accordance with nursing standards, local, state and federal guidelines and organizational policy.
Provides general nursing care to patients, including: administering prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards and per orders; planning, articulating, and coordinating care and interventions; maintaining consideration for specific age related characteristics, needs related physical development, communication, and socialization and safety, in collaboration with other members of the care team.
Coordinates and manages daily huddles. Prepares and manages materials and deliverables. Reviews patient charts for missing labs, reports, and/or open orders and reviews as part of care team huddles. In coordination with the Manager, Nursing and Practice Administrator, manages and inventories clinical supplies.
Prepares equipment and aids physician during treatment, examination, testing of patients and patient procedures. Verifies chief complaint and takes vital signs as requested. Reviews the EHR active medication list with patients. Conducts and document point-of-care tests based on protocol. Administers medications as directed by provider.
Identifies patients who may need point-of-care testing as well as patients with special needs (i.e., transportation). Coordinates outpatient work-up and or treatment plans when patient situation requires it (i.e. further clinical testing, x-rays, and facilitates communication between physicians and health care providers). Pends tests and procedure orders for physician approval and co-signature. Prepares prescriptions or medication refills, for review and signature by provider.
Contacts patients with test results and provides recommendations on cases per physician determination and/or standards of care. Adds recommendations to individualized care plan(s) and reviews After Visit Summary (AVS) with patient. Facilitates clinical messages and chronic condition management education to patients.
Accountable for the administration, treatment and training of patient self-administered drugs.
Provides patient education on self-management of chronic conditions.
Triages urgent same day or double booked appointment requests.
Documents progress notes in electronic health record within 24 hours.
Manages in-basket requests and responds to all requests in a timely manner. Will serve as a clinical liaison between the call center and medical office.
Performs other job-related duties as required including participation in nursing practice work groups and committees.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Work experience as a nurse in a hospital or ambulatory setting
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, regulations and practices to give and evaluate patient care
Ability to maintain quality control standards
Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a safe work environment
Knowledge of policies and procedures related to infection control, environmental safety and patient confidentiality
Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide ongoing patient care
Knowledge of medical chart reporting
Skill in identifying problems and recommending solutions
Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills to provide patient care and interact with colleagues in a team atmosphere
Ability to work independently within scope of practice, make appropriate clinical decisions and delegate appropriately
Current, unrestricted, licensure in the State of New York as a Registered Nurse
Oncology certification within 12 months of hire (Hematology/Oncology position only)
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
Masters of Science in Nursing
Work experience in specific specialty (only for those roles where a specialty area is listed, e.g. Cardiology, Hematology/Oncology)
Experience with American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) Accreditation (GI position only)
Knowledge or electronic medical records (EMR)
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Daily Schedule: Mon-Fri: 8a-5p
Department or Specialty: Hem-Onc 
External Company Name: AdvantageCare Physicians, P.C.
External Company URL: www.acpny.com