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Elevance Health Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) PRN- Infusion Clinic- Paragon Healthcare in BELLAIRE, Texas

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) PRN- Infusion Clinic- Paragon Healthcare

A proud member of the Elevance Health family of companies, Paragon Healthcare brings over 20 years in providing life-saving and life-giving infusible and injectable drug therapies through our specialty pharmacies, our infusion centers, and the home setting.

Location : Bellaire (Houston), TX

Work Hours: Onsite position, 7am – 7pm, Monday – Saturday, 10-12 Hour Shifts (PRN)

The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) - Infusion Clinic is responsible for patient care within his/her scope of practice in the clinical setting.

How You Will Make an Impact

  • Administers ordered therapies according to prescriber order, facility protocols, INS standards and company policy and procedures.

  • Completes admission process as directed by Center Director.

  • Performs physical assessment on each patient as warranted and for new consults as warranted by the patient diagnosis.

  • Refer to the NP on duty for complete physical assessment as needed.

  • Documents all pertinent data in the patient’s medical record.

  • Reports all significant changes or observations to the Center Director and is responsible for the follow up on any problem which is identified.

  • Communicates effectively with other members of the IV team on patient status and observations.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times by abiding by HIPAA laws and regulations.

  • Evaluates the patient’s response to therapy and documents this finding in the medical record.

  • Educates patients and/or family members regarding therapy plan.

  • Participates in the Quality Improvement program.

  • Ensures that all medication orders are complete, appropriate, accurate and up to date prior to treatment.

  • Participates in On-Call program, which may include after-hours, weekend and holiday calls and visitations.

  • Provides clinical coverage for nurse practitioners on PTO/LOA and may also support new market launches.

  • May Travel to worksite and other locations as necessary.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires an MS in Nursing and minimum of 2 years of related experience with clinical emphasis for nurse practitioner; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

  • Experience with IVs required.

  • Current, active, and valid unrestricted NP license to practice as a healthcare professional with scope of license in applicable state required in applicable state required.

  • Requires active, current, and valid Family Nurse Practitioner Certification.

  • Multi-state licensure is required if this individual is providing services in multiple states.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experience:

  • Healthcare experience with IV's strongly preferred.

  • Satisfactory completion of a Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position and Hepatitis B vaccine or signed waiver.

  • 2+ years of experience with IV preferred.

  • Port, PICC & Peripheral Line experienced preferred.

  • Medication Mixing experience preferred.

  • Titration experience preferred.

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