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RN Infectious Disease

Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Location: LMH - Medical Office Building

Department: LPG Adult Infectious Disease

Workdays/Nights: Days

2780 Cleveland Ave

Shift: Shift 1

8:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM

Fort Myers, FL 33901

Work Type: Full Time

Exempt: No

Job Summary

Summary: Outpatient Infectious Disease

LPG is seeking an experienced RN to join their Infectious Disease Team. This RN performs care navigation and triage of symptoms for approximately 40-50 ID Dept. patients per week receiving IV antibiotic infusions in an ambulatory or post-acute setting.

Performs triage of symptoms for patients at home, those receiving infusions at Complex Care Center and patients residing in a rehabilitation facility/skilled nursing facility. Obtains orders and communicates to the facility, pharmacy, home care agency to carry out the orders.

Responsible for providing an excellent patient experience while delivering and documenting safe patient care through utilization of the nursing process in collaboration with the physician, practice leadership and other care team members. Provides oversight and coordination of nursing care delivered in the practice setting or telephonically, ensuring the care delivered is effective, efficient and achieves desired patient outcomes. responsible for supporting and guiding the care team in collaboration with the practice and physician leadership based on treatment plan, established clinical nursing practice standards subscribed to by American Nursing Association and in accordance with the Florida Nurse Practice Act and other regulatory standards. Demonstrates proficient utilization of available tools and resources which supports the unlicensed and licensed clinical staff including but not limited to: educating, mentoring, competency validation and evaluating. Contributes to the provision of quality care in the office setting through excellence in customer service and utilization of performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. This position has the knowledge, experience, interpersonal skills and behaviors appropriate to serve as a resource for internal and external customers regarding patient care.

Job Requirements


Education Requirements: Associates degree from accredited school of professional nursing required; Bachelors preferred.

Experience Requirements: Office/outpatient experience preferred. Experience requirements may vary by department. Please reference the Nursing Addendums for department specific requirements.

Certification Requirements: Certification in Ambulatory Nursing preferred. Certification requirements may vary by department. Please reference the Nursing Addendums for department specific requirements. Specialty Areas: American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

License Requirements: Currently licensed in the State of Florida.

Other Requirements: Above average communication skills. Adaptable and participative with technology changes.

US:FL:Fort Myers

Keywords: Lee Health, Fort Myers , RN Infectious Disease, Healthcare , Fort Myers, Florida

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