Registered Nurse - RadOnc (WCC)

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Tigard Oregon
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Mar 19, 2021
Ref
3098
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Overview

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Compass Oncology, the Pacific Northwest’s largest private Cancer Care Clinic group, is looking for an exceptional Registered Nurses (RN) to support our Radiation Oncology care team at our West Cancer Center clinic. Oncology experience is a plus, and previous Radiation Oncology experience highly preferred. This individual must also possess strong multi-tasking abilities, and bring positivity and passion to their work. If you want to join a team that is on the cutting edge of cancer care, while always putting the patient first, we want to hear from you!

Employment Type: Full Time, 40 hr/week (1.0 FTE) 
Benefits: M/D/V/Rx, 401(k), PTO
Location: Tigard, OR

JOB SCOPE:        
Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for oncology patients following established standards and practices. Demonstrates knowledge of age specific differences in the patient population including late adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. This includes physiological, psychological, and developmental differences unique to each group. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Assists physician with exams and procedures.
  • Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in and out of exam rooms.
  • Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates appropriate action.
  • Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems, and symptom management.
  • Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.
  • Administers all medications/blood products using correct medication/blood product, dosage/amount, route, time and technique.
  • Documents nursing assessments, patient teaching and fluid and medication administration in the patient chart.
  • Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician.
  • Assures nursing charges are accurate and complete on patient fee slips.
  • Acts as a resource person to the medical assistants.
  • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patients chart.
  • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material.
  • Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary.
  • Manages patient medication refill requests from the pharmacy telephone line and records the information in the patient chart.
  • Provides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.
  • Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents, biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with a blood borne pathogen.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

Qualifications

  • RN degree with at least three (3) years nursing experience
  • Current OCN certification preferred
  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education
  • BSN preferred
  • Current WA State RN Licenses
  • Current CPR/BLS certification
  • Must maintain continuing education requirements

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