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RN POD -Infusion

Northside Hospital Type Full time Posted 7/14/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/28/2014
GA - Georgia (All) - Atlanta Referral - n/a -    
RN POD -Infusion
Facility:Atlanta Cancer CareDepartment:385A ACC TOWER
Job ID #:52468Education Required:Associates Degree
Job Category:RN-Oncology/BMT/InfusionExperience Required:1 - 3 Years
Employment Type:Full - Time 
Shift:Day 


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Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day -- this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia’s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!
 
 Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted "Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!
 
 Northside Hospital is one of the largest and most respected providers of comprehensive cancer services in the Southeast, combining the latest in technology and research with compassionate patient-centered care. The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute offers the best of both worlds: clinical excellence on par with academic-based programs, along with the personalized and attentive care typically associated with a community hospital. Our Program has received an Outstanding Achievement Award as a fully accredited Comprehensive Community Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer. Specialty areas include BMT, Women's, Prostate, and Research.
 
 

 Responsible for providing professional nursing care for clinic patients following established standards and practices.  Assists physicians and staff in coordinating patient care.  Functions as primary between patients, staff and physicians.  


 Assists supervising physician with patient visit in exam area, including physical assessment and health history.  Coordinates care with infusion staff, other facilities, and Home Health/Hospice Coordinator.



  • Provides specialized oncology nursing care to patients. Provides back-up support for administration of prescribed medications, chemotherapy and treatments in accordance with nursing standards and practice policies and physician orders.  Direct chemotherapy administration support is provided during times of critical staffing need or workload restructure.

  • Observes, documents and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments.

  • Educates patient/family about diagnostic procedures, medications, side effect management, nutrition and maintenance of health and wellness.

  • Maintains/reviews accurate patient records, charts and other pertinent information. 

  • Responds to/refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls.  Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality.


 

 
 Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred. Active Georgia Registered Nurse licensure. Minimum of Two ( 2) years experience in with one (1) year of Oncology experience preferred. Current BLS card (CPR). National certification in oncology preferred.
 
 
 Yes
 
 8a-5p
 
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Why choose Northside? Northside supports our employees’ professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside’s team!



Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law..