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RN - INFUSION - Fort Worth, TX - Infusion

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

RN - INFUSION - Fort Worth, TX Who We AreJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performanceoutcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.Why JPS?We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:1. Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.2. Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.3. Don't be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!For more information, visit .To view all job vacancies, visit or .Job Description: Description: The Registered Nurse (RN) Infusion is responsible for the delivery of quality patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation and evaluation. This job is responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards. Typical Duties:

  • Delivers quality nursing care while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm, or injury. Maintains safe and clean working environment ensuring compliance with procedure rules and regulations.
  • Delivers nursing care to assigned group of patients including education directed towards identified knowledge deficits, treatment planning, pain management and discharge planning utilizing the nursing process for Oncology patients being particularly observant for side effects of chemotherapy and other infusion therapies.
  • Performs complete assessment of patient and other various duties and direct care with regard to age and developmental stage, presenting complaint, pertinent history and knowledge of infusion guidelines for chemotherapy and other infusion therapies including their side effects.
  • Provides and coordinates patient care, educates patients and public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and family members.
  • Resolves patient problems and needs by using multi-disciplinary team strategies.
  • Anticipates deteriorating life sign patterns or equipment malfunctions and takes appropriate action.
  • Serves as an expert leader by precepting and mentoring RN I, RN II, and students.
  • Maintains accurate, detailed reports and records and directs care with regard to age and developmental stage, presenting complaint, and pertinent history.
  • Modifies patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses. Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in patients' conditions.
  • Delivers quality nursing care including accessing and maintaining Port/Picc central lines while minimizing the risk of infection, contamination, harm or injury.
  • Responsible for the administration of medications, documentation of medication administration, and assessment of response to medications.
  • Interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to assist the attending provider in identifying and assessing patients conditions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications:
  • Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university.
  • 3 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse. OR
  • Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university and successful completion of a BSN program from an accredited college or university within 2 years from the date of hire.
  • 3 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse. Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state.
  • Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days.
  • Completion of professional practice requirements of RN III annually with supporting documentation (separate document).
  • Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must be maintained throughout employment. Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification.
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) or Specialty Certification in clinical area. Location Address: 1450 8th AvenueFort Worth, Texas, 76104United States

Keywords: JPS Health Network, Fort Worth , RN - INFUSION - Fort Worth, TX - Infusion, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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