Registered Nurse - Oncology
Company: Affiliated Oncologists
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: March 12, 2023
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care and in 2017 Vantage Oncology joined The US Oncology Network. The US Oncology Network empowers the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home. Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
The US Oncology Network has 1,400 affiliated physicians, 400 locations across the United States and 800,000 patients treated annually.
We have an immediate opening for a Full Time Oncology Nurse
Scope: Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Demonstrates knowledge of physiological, psychological, and developmental and age specific differences in the patient population including late adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment and therapeutic management of patient/family needs. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities:
*See below for supplementary language regarding Specialty Specific Requirements (e.g. transplant, infusion) as applicable.
Minimum Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities):
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.
RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Must maintain continuing education requirements.
Business Experience: 3-5 years nursing experience including at least one year in oncology preferred
Specialized Knowledge/Skills: Oncology certification preferred
Infusion RN Key Responsibilities (Prepares and administers therapies under the direction and supervision of a physician.):
Programs portable infusion pumps for continuous drug delivery and provides instruction to the patient and/or caregiver in the use of the pump at home.
Demonstrates knowledge of ambulatory infusion pump use and maintenance, cleaning pumps after use, and proper documentation of pump usage.
Minimum Job Qualifications: and infusion nursing. Chemotherapy Immunotherapy provider card, preferred.
Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.):
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. There is a possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment.
Physical Requirements (Lifting, standing, etc.):
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
Applicants will be hired into the title appropriate to their credentials and years of experience.
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