Infusion Registered Nurse (RN)

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Arlington Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 24, 2021
Closes
Mar 24, 2021
Ref
3586
Specialty
IV Therapy, Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Overview

Texas Oncology is looking for an Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team!  This position will support the Arlington South location.  This is a full-time Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm position with no weekends, call, or major holidays. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma.  Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today—at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve “More breakthroughs. More victories.” ® in their fight against cancer.  Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas.  We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

 

What does the Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) do?

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in companywide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

 

Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities:
 

    Plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and promote the continuity of care consistent with established standards and practices. 
      Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material.  
    Prepares and administers therapies under the direction and supervision of a physician.
      Administers all medications/blood products using correct medication/blood product, dosage/amount, route, time and technique.Assures pre-authorization and appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to administration of therapies where applicable.  Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems and symptom managementPerforms venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.Maintains accurate documentation of assigned patient care and treatments provided.Applies knowledge of reimbursement procedures and charge capture.  
    Inter professional collaboration
      Assist and collaborate with clinical research. Acts as a resource to LPN/LVNs and medical assistants.Provides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) will have the following background and experience: 
 

    Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.Minimum of 2 years of experience.Oncology experience strongly preferred.Current RN state license with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

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