Palmetto Infusion
  • 02-Jul-2019 to 18-Nov-2019 (EST)
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full-time


POSITION PURPOSE

The purpose of the Clinical Director AIC is to provide supervision of all Registered Nurses and Nurse Practitioners in the Ambulatory Infusion Centers.  The Clinical Director AIC works closely with the VP of Clinical Services, ensuring the delivery of infusion services is compliant with all payor, licensing, and credentialing bodies.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING

Experience/Education

  • Family nurse practitioner with experience in an acute care or family physician setting. Possesses strong knowledge of chronic disease states as well as current and emerging therapies.   Previous managerial experience in a healthcare setting.
  • Graduate from an accredited nurse practitioner program and active Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license in the state(s) where job performed.

Other Qualifications

  • Must demonstrate strong leadership skills.
  • A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.
  • Must be able to assume a flexible work schedule.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills in handling interactions with Palmetto Infusion staff, other agencies, groups, patients and families.

Technology Skills

  • Competent in use of company email as means of communication.
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to navigate Internet Explorer. Proficient in typing, word processing (Microsoft Outlook/Express, Word, Excel), and familiar with office equipment.

Language Skills

  • This position requires a knowledge of, and sensitivity to, cultural and language differences.

Mathematical Skills

  • Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical computations. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

  • There are a number of deadlines associated with this position. The employee must also multi-task and interact with a wider variety of people on various and, at times, complicated issues.

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk and hear. There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision. Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with patients, vendors and staff.

Other Skills

  • Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with all members of the Palmetto Infusion team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Holds staff managed accountable for responsibility inherent in their position.
  • Coordinates orientation for new hires. Ensures skills checklists and RN/NP/MD agreements are completed timely.
  • Maintains strong knowledge of all existing and developing infusion therapies.
  • Assists in the development of protocol and Plans of Treatment for new therapies added to company's s service line.
  • Serves as a valuable resource to all clinical staff.
  • Conducts annual performance appraisal on designated employees to evaluate their performance and provide direction to improve or maintain future performance.
  • When needed, represents Palmetto to referring physicians in matters regarding both general and specific patient services.
  • When necessary, travels throughout the AIC service area to ensure the adequate coverage of all scheduled AIC clinic days.
  • Provide guidance to Palmetto's administrative staff in the development of medical policies, programs, and procedures.
  • Provide consultation to Palmetto's Performance Improvement committee and to the administrative staff.
  • Assess/reassess patients admitted by Palmetto Infusion for injection/infusion services and evaluate and respond to care.
  • Assist Palmetto Infusion in the development and update of the patients' plan of care, to include transfer and discharge planning.
  • Complete and sign off on required paperwork (assessments, communication notes, orders, and other related paperwork) on the day services are provided.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of educational programs relating to patient services.
  • Provide guidance for all services in the provision of patient care on an as-needed consultative basis for problem resolution.
  • Identify and evaluate present and potential needs and the resources in relation to the community and Palmetto Infusion programs.
  • Perform nursing functions as needed.
  • Assists in the opening of new offices.
  • Oversee the infusions being administered in the Ambulatory Infusion Center (AIC).
    • Assess/reassess patients admitted for injection/infusion services, and evaluate and respond to care.
    • Complete and sign off on required paperwork (assessments, communication notes, orders, and other related paperwork) on the day services are provided.
    • Provide these services on behalf of the primary AIC location as assigned as well as on behalf of such other AIC locations as reasonably requested by Palmetto Infusion Services.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

In performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees and contract employees of Palmetto Infusion are expected to conform to the following:

  • Adhere to all professional and ethical behavior standards of the healthcare industry.
  • Display a neat, clean and professional appearance at all times.
  • Interact in an honest, trustworthy and dependable manner with patients, employees and vendors.
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Maintain a current insurable driver's license.
  • Maintain professional licensure, certification and health requirements as required for this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary functions of this job. Normal office conditions exist, and the noise level in the work environment can vary from low to moderate. Limited overnight travel may be required from time to time. 

OTHER

All CLINICAL NURSE PRACTITIONERS must uphold all principles of confidentiality and patient care to the fullest extent. This position has access to sensitive information and a breach of these principles will be grounds for immediate termination.

Disclaimer:  The information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performance by employees in this position.  It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employees will be asked to perform other duties as needed.

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Palmetto Infusion is an equal opportunity employer. 

We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran/national guard status of any similarly protected status.

It is also the policy of the company to have the option of conducting pre-employment screening before a job offer is made.

If a job offer is made, employment may be contingent upon the successful completion of a medical examination, which may include providing body substance samples.

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