University of Rochester Infectious Diseases - OPAT Discharge Coordinator and Outpatient Nurse - Registered Nurse-Level II in Rochester, New York

Schedule

FT position available, primarily days

Responsibilities

Coordinates care for infectious diseases patients, before and after hospital discharge, with specific focus on management of patients receiving outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) services for follow up in the Infectious Diseases (ID) Clinic. Major responsibilities include care coordination with inpatient providers for patients being discharged on OPAT, and ongoing monitoring of OPAT patients after discharge. The nurse will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in the ID Clinic to optimize patient outcomes associated with the use of antimicrobial therapy in the outpatient setting.. Requires 3 years of acute care experience, some outpatient experience preferred.

Qualifications

Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing. Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Job Title: Infectious Diseases - OPAT Discharge Coordinator and Outpatient Nurse - Registered Nurse-Level II

Location: Other Nursing Opportunities

Job ID: 202025

Regular/Temporary: Regular