FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is an infusion nurse?
Infusion nurses assume care for patients receiving intravenous therapy based on prescribers orders. Infusion nurses are an advocate and resource for patients. Infusion nurses also monitor, record, and evaluate the patient’s response to therapy. This is often done in collaboration with the physician and prescribing MD.
Do you train on IV starts and accessing ports?
We currently do not offer training on IV starts or accessing ports, but don’t let that discourage you! You can take a training course at your local hospital or college with a nursing program and then apply!
Is this a full-time position?
No; however, this can lead into full time.
Do you pay travel time?
No, however, we do pay mileage for travel that is over 30 miles roundtrip.
Will I receive benefits?
If you choose to build up to 32 hours per week, you are considered full time and benefits are offered! These benefits include health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, ADD, and Life. We do not offer benefits under 32 hours.
When will I be paid? When should notes be turned in, in order to be paid the following week?
Pay day is Wednesday. Along with having your credentials in, notes should be turned in by 12pm/CST on Wednesdays to be paid the following Wednesday.
What happens if I cannot get an IV started?
You will reach out to your nurse manager; we do have a two-stick rule and procedures we will follow.
Is there a minimum number of hours I must work per week?
No! You can work completely around your own schedule. However, we do ask that you are at least able to dedicate 16 hours a month. The average infusion is 4 hours and is once a week.
How much will I be paid?
Pay is determined at the time of the interview based on home infusion experience and location. After sending a pay request, our CEO sets the rate.
Do I need to bring any supplies with me to the patient’s home?
The pharmacy will send all medications and supplies to the patient’s home. You will be responsible for bringing a blood pressure cuff, stethoscope, and thermometer.
How can I ensure my notes were received by nurses notes to avoid delay in pay?
Notes should always be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org , however you can always tag your RNM to ensure notes were received.