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Regional Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) – Paragon Healthcare

  • Job Family: MED > Licensed Nurse
  • Type: Full time
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  • Reference: JR120212

Location:

  • TX, KATY

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Regional Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)– Paragon Infusion Centers

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 : Katy, TX

This position will be based at our Katy, TX Infusion Center with the expectation to travel to our Houston area centers for coverage as needed. This is a full time, float position.

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm or 7am – 7pm depending on location.

The Regional Family Nurse Practitioner – Paragon Infusion Centers is responsible for patient care within his/her scope of practice in the clinical setting.

How You Will Make an Impact

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare (including mixing medications) and administer 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.
  • 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.
  • Reports all significant changes or observations to the referring provider, and Medical Director as warranted, and is responsible for communicating 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.
  • Provides clinical coverage for nurse practitioners on PTO/LOA and may also support new market launches. May require extensive 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 IV's required.
  • Current, active, valid, and unrestricted NP license to practice as a healthcare professional within the 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 Qualifications:

  • BLS certification highly preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year infusion experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year IV insertion experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a specialty area, such as family medicine, internal medicine, rheumatology, or endocrinology preferred.
  • Satisfactory completion of a Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position and Hepatitis B vaccine or signed waiver.
  • Availability to travel to our Houston area locations.

 

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact elevancehealthjobssupport@elevancehealth.comfor assistance.

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