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Family Nurse Practitioner

Infusion for Health

Infusion for Health

Bakersfield, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024

Infusion for Health is a referral-based infusion center that services all providers in multiple locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, and Missouri. Our center is unique and offers individual comfortable private rooms for our patients. Our mission is to provide exceptional service in the administration of infusion therapy in a comfortable, patient-focused environment by providing exemplary professional clinical care.

Our company is continuing to grow and we're looking for a Nurse Practitioner to support our center in Bakersfield, CA. This is a four (4) days a week role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise and administer IV infusion and injections for patients with chronic illnesses.
  • Assist in the preparation of biologics.
  • Educate patients about the risks, side effects, and benefits of the medication.
  • Discuss the plan of care between ordering providers and our infusion center.
  • Communicate with referring provider regarding meeting the criteria for the medication and requesting necessary documents.
  • Review orders received and verify medical records and diagnostic tests to support diagnosis and treatment.
  • Review pertinent labs, reports, and medications tried and failed.
  • Keep Medical Director & Nursing Director abreast of all clinical updates and issues.
  • Assist in managing registered nurses and other staff with issues that may arise in the clinic.

Education & Experience

  • Graduate of an approved accredited Nurse Practitioner program with National Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner or post-master level certificate in pediatrics.
  • Current basic life support/AED & ACLS certification.
  • Minimum two years of experience in a hospital, clinic, and/or ambulatory setting caring for children and adults.
  • Must be comfortable in emergency situations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrates leadership, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

Other Skills

  • Computer skills and experience with EMR.
  • Comfortable starting IVs. Be able to recognize and manage an infusion reaction appropriately.

The hourly pay range for this role is expected to be between $65-$70. Actual base pay could vary based on factors including but not limited to experience, subject matter expertise, geographic location where work will be performed, and the applicant's skill set. The base pay is just one component of the total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include an annual cash bonus and a comprehensive benefits package.