Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others and supports patient safety initiatives.
Assessment is completed according to department policy. Reassessments are performed according to protocols or when patients' condition changes. Documentation is accurate, timely and includes patient's condition, interventions performed and response.
Plan of care is implemented and documented in patient record. Evaluates plan and makes changes as needed. Identifies learning needs of patients and educates patient prior to discharge.
Assists physician in performance of diagnostic tests, procedures, treatments, administers medications, and performs related tasks as directed.
Documents entries into medical record according to established policies and procedures.
Initiates communications to patients according to individualized needs of the patient as prescribed by the physician including instructions, planning, and triaging with full consideration of patient safety needs.
Performs disinfecting and sterilization procedures. Cleans and maintains examination rooms and other assigned areas.
Assists with the provision of adequate inventory of supplies.
Administers chemotherapy following established policies and procedures with full consideration of safety needs.
Adheres to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics.
Participates in performance improvement and quality improvement activities.
Recognizes, supports, and utilizes evidence based nursing practices.
Diploma, Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of Nursing. Oncology experience preferred. Oncology Nursing Certification required within 2 yrs. of hire. Central line experience and excellent IV skills.