RN Infectious Disease
Company: Lee Health
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: September 15, 2023
Location: LMH - Medical Office Building
Department: LPG Adult Infectious Disease
2780 Cleveland Ave
Shift: Shift 1
8:00:00 AM to 4:30:00 PM
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Work Type: Full Time
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.
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
Other Requirements: Above average communication skills. Adaptable
and participative with technology changes.
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