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Registered Nurse (RN) Home Infusion - Community-Based (Per Diem)


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Job Title Registered Nurse (RN) Home Infusion - Community-Based (Per Diem) Location Community Based (Centre County, PA) Job Category RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support Work Type Part time Department JM-Infusion Team Date posted 02/07/2024 Job ID R-58308

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Job Summary

Provides infusion nursing services to patients as prescribed by their physician. Assess, plan and teach patients from a broad age range and diverse backgrounds about the infusion, the therapy and the equipment required to provide infusion services.

Job Duties

  • Works with a variety of referral sources.
  • Obtains information from referral sources necessary to process the referral including but not limited to demographics, patient specific information including past medical and surgical history, height and weight.
  • Performs the necessary tasks to initiate and provide prescribed therapy for the patient, including but not limited to scheduling of appointments, ordering of supplies and medication and communicating with other departments.
  • Obtains any other needed information from sources i.e. ordering physician's office, patient, etc.
  • in order to provide the therapy to the patient.
  • Verifies all information received utilizing Geisinger's electronic medical record and interviewing client.
  • Communicates referral information both verbally and electronically to the appropriate departments and outside agencies as appropriate and necessary for care.
  • Develops and maintains a plan of care based on the patient's current needs in relation to the ordered therapy and provides education to the patient and caregiver for the prescribed therapy and vascular access device.
  • Performs an assessment of the patient including the venous system.
  • Communicates any concerns with the physician.
  • Prepares medications for infusion using aseptic technique, according to the manufacture's recommendation and policy and procedures.
  • Performs peripheral venipunctures, midline, and PICC insertions only after training has been completed and a competency has been established.
  • Provides care and maintenance of vascular access devices for patients in accordance with approved procedures and standards of care.
  • Performs peripheral venipuncture for labs as required.
  • Collaborates with the pharmacist and ordering physician for reporting of the patient's progress, response and tolerance of therapy.
  • Verifies that consent and necessary paperwork is in place for therapy as required.
  • Verifies prior authorizations are obtained and in place prior to administration of therapy.
  • Verifies required procedures and labs are completed and results are reviewed by the ordering physician prior to administration of the therapy.
  • Ensures that pumps and other equipment are maintained and inspected as per protocol and accrediting body standards.

Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.

Position Details

  • Hours: Per diem role. Typical hours are 8am to 4:30p or 8:30am to 5pm. No weekends or holidays at the present time.
  • Community-based: This position requires travel to patients' homes. Centre and Mifflin Counties.
  • Required experience: Must have 3 years of RN work experience.
  • Preferred experience: IV, Infusion, Home Health


Geisinger cares about not only its patients and members but also about you and your family. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to ensure that you and your loved ones can maintain good health, achieve financial stability, and excel both personally and professionally. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive environment where all employees can be their authentic selves. To learn more: 

  • 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions   
  • Free membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Referrals for childcare, eldercare, & pet care. Access free legal guidance, mental health visits, work-life support, digital self-help tools and more.   
  • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health 


Graduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)


Minimum of 3 years-Nursing (Required)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania


Interpersonal Communication; Clinical Skills; Patient Assessment And Care; Teamwork; Communication; Health Information Documentation; Computer Literacy

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