Lead Infusion Registered Nurse (RN)

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Houston, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 22, 2021
Closes
Dec 20, 2021
Ref
7753
Contract Type
Permanent
Overview

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Texas Oncology requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified accommodation requests.

 

Texas Oncology is looking for a full-time Lead Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) to join our team! This position will support the Houston Willowbrook location. The hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm 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 Lead Infusion Registered Nurse (RN) do?

The Lead Infusion Registered Nurse, provides leadership and support for nursing and clinical support staff who provide professional nursing care to patients and adhere to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Assists the manager of nursing services in supervising and coordinating activities related to nursing functions. Serves as a resource to clinical personnel. Performs direct care responsibilities consistent with Senior RN for the role as assigned.
Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Assists in overseeing the clinical operations for nursing clinical support activities as directed by the manager of nursing services.
  • Assists in providing staff training and in-service instruction.Plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and promote the continuity of care consistent with established standards and practices. Collects and records nursing assessment and interventions.Reviews and reports the results of the health status assessment and physical examination, pertinent laboratory data, radiographic data and psychosocial assessment of assigned patients to the provider.
Prepares and administers therapies under the direction and supervision of a physician.Administers all medications using correct medication, dosage/amount, route, time and technique.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.Inter professional collaborationProvides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.Serves as mentor/preceptor and provides day to day guidance to less experienced nurses.Participates in professional development activities and maintains current knowledge of oncology nursing by participating in ongoing educational opportunities.
Qualifications

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

    Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing educationRN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.   Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.  Minimum 5 years nursing experience.One year of oncology experience preferred.
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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