Our Business is Growing! Professional Opportunity Announcement
Infusion Nurse Specialist
The Infusion Nurse Specialist is responsible for initiatives related to the training and ongoing support of Vital Care’s network of infusion nurses. The goal of the Infusion Nurse Specialist is to maximize the potential of our franchises’ infusion nurses through education, training, development of resources, teaching of Continuing Education (CE) programs, and responding to clinical and operational questions. The Infusion Nurse Specialist is also to serve as a content expert for Vital Care’s policies and procedures related to nursing services.
Activities & Responsibilities
•Develops and implements an infusion nurse-training program. Provides ongoing training to infusion nurses at franchise locations to support overall growth. •Provides training to franchise-based nurses and nurse liaison staff in multiple mediums, including but not limited to live presentations, recorded video presentations, and written materials. •Maintains current knowledge of nursing best practices, regulations and accreditation standards in home infusion/alternate site infusion settings. •Completes and submits CE provider applications and renewal procedures. •Designs and develops new continuing education offerings based on the measured and validated need for those offerings. •Selects/approves faculty for individual CE courses. Assures that faculty are appropriately oriented, prepared, and have successfully completed required competence validation and internal certification, prior to the faculty member presenting CE courses. •Is available to franchises and other company departments to answer clinical nursing questions. •Participates in the design, development, and implementation of the in-house training program and other materials for franchise education. •Monitors patient care supplies on Vital Care’s formulary so that safe, cost-effective equipment is recommended to Vital Care pharmacies. •Develops and routinely reviews franchise policies and procedures, patient education booklets and forms related to nursing services to reflect evidence-based practice. •Contributes articles to the Vital Care Advisory on nursing practice issues. •Maintain a high knowledge level of current infusion therapies, supplies, and equipment required to provide exceptional patient care in the home setting by attending industry relevant meetings, seminars and educational programs, as required to maintain competitive knowledge of the industry. •Ensures compliance with regulatory and compliance standards. •Adheres to the organization’s policies and procedures. •This position requires occasional overnight travel.
•Baccalaureate degree from an accredited School of Nursing required; MSN preferred. •Licensed RN in good standing required. •Specialty Nursing Certification preferred (i.e. CRNI). •Experience in developing and presenting nursing CE programs or other adult learning courses using principles of adult education required. •Experience in quality assurance and performance improvement tasks preferred. •Minimum of 5 years of infusion therapy experience required. •Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills required. •Proven ability to work in a team environment required. •Ability to use computer equipment and learn new software applications required. •Willingness and ability to travel required. •Ability to be in Meridian office 1-2 days/week preferred.
Compensation will include a competitive base salary structured on experience and qualifications. Company benefits are included. To further inquire about this opportunity or express interest please email Chris Newlin, Director of Corporate Outreach, at email@example.com.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation will include a competitive base salary structured on experience and qualifications. Company benefits are included.
Founded in 1986, Vital Care, Inc. is a national home infusion organization based in Meridian, Mississippi, with over 70 franchised pharmacies across 22 states. Our franchise system provides the tools, resources, and expertise required for pharmacies to successfully enter and thrive in the home infusion business. Our home infusion pharmacy and nursing services include anti-infec...tives, total parenteral nutrition, enteral nutrition, cardiac inotropic therapies, immune globulin, and factor replacement.