The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) will be responsible for providing direct outpatient infusion services under the direction of a physician, ensuring the delivery of high-quality care to patients. They will collaborate with physicians, healthcare facilities, and local health providers to meet the healthcare needs of patients. In this role, the FNP will interpret lab tests and provide essential patient education to promote wellness and disease prevention.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide infusion services according to approved protocols under physician direction.
- Collaborate with physicians, local healthcare facilities, and health providers to ensure the delivery of appropriate services for patients.
- Periodically consult with clinic physicians to review patient care and quality assurance under nurse practitioner protocols.
- Administer intravenous infusions, including those via peripheral or central catheters.
- Evaluate and provide infusion services using current best practices.
- Educate patients, families, and caregivers on disease management and care.
- Maintain ongoing communication with healthcare providers to revise care plans based on patient condition.
- Establish and maintain a safe and therapeutic patient care environment.
- Provide guidance and direction to the healthcare team to ensure quality patient care.
- Stay current on advances in nursing care for infusions.
- Document patient care in health records as per established standards.
- Direct and delegate care to other team members.
- Assess patient compliance with medications, treatments, and appointments.
- Demonstrate competence in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.
- Evaluate prescription refills, medication effectiveness, and changes.
- Order and review necessary lab tests.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- Active and unrestricted licensure to practice as a FNP in the state(s) of practice.
- Minimum of two years of experience as a FNP in a clinical healthcare clinic setting.
- Board Certification as an FNP.
- Excellent IV placement skills.
- Experience in reviewing infusion protocols and charting for patients receiving biologic infusions.
- Ability to build rapport with patients.
- Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with physicians and specialists.
- Dedication to disease prevention and patient wellness.
- Proficiency in electronic medical record documentation.
- Experience in a healthcare clinic setting.
- Up-to-date state-mandated certifications and continuing education units.