Working at Penn Home Infusion Therapy
As primary providers of infusion therapy services to residents of Philadelphia, the surrounding five counties and New Jersey, Penn Home Infusion Therapy nurses care for a diverse group of individuals. The majority of patients require progressive therapies, and the nurses provide care that is both high-tech and highly compassionate, in a setting where patients feel most comfortable their own home. This is a wonderful option for patients and their families all made possible by the clinical staff.
From the registered nurse to the pharmacist, all members of the Penn Home Infusion Therapy clinical staff are infusion specialists. To provide the most appropriate patient care, they focus on specific diseases in areas such as neurology, nutrition, hematology-oncology, cardiology, respiratory and pulmonary, utilizing some of the latest available therapies.
Home infusion nurses work directly with Penn's nationally recognized faculty to develop protocols for treating patients with infusion therapy. They provide a variety of therapies including:
- Pain management
- Factor therapy
Penn Home Infusion's highly skilled nurses are supported by an equally skilled team of pharmacists.They work together to deliver the highest level of care to patients. Penn Home Infusion Therapy nurses are able to coordinate care closely with Penn Care at Home and Wissahickon Hospice, which allows them to offer a more comprehensive and efficient treatment program to patients.
Professional opportunities along with an exceptional benefits package are available to Penn Home Infusion employees. Pharmacists and pharmacy techs are extensively trained in infusion therapy and nurses undergo up to three months of customized orientation. This ensures that the care teams have the skills and knowledge they need to assess, educate and care for their infusion patients.
The professional and administrative staff is dedicated to clinical, educational and compassionate excellence, and is consistently looking for ways to improve quality of care. Penn Home Infusion Therapy values the skills of its employees.