Infusion Nurse Supervisor - MES LD

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Fort Worth, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 07, 2017
Closes
Oct 07, 2017
Specialty
Managerial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Texas Oncology in Fort Worth, TX is searching for a full-time Nurse Supervisor Registered Nurse (RN) for their busy Fort Worth 12th Ave. location. This position will oversee the Infusion staff of Registered Nurses and Medical Assistants. This is a Monday – Friday position with no weekends or major holidays. The Nurse Supervisor supervises nursing and clinical support staff that provides professional nursing care to patients and adheres to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in company wide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Texas Oncology delivers high-quality, high-touch care to help cancer patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories."® in their fight against cancer. We are an independent, physician-led practice delivering leading-edge technology and treatment options and conducting innovative research. Founders of the practice pioneered community-based care to enable more cancer patients to receive high-quality care while staying close to the critical support of family and friends.

Texas Oncology has more than 175 locations throughout Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our network is not a single institution. It is the driving passion of more than 420 physicians collectively focused on treating cancer and blood disorders with leading-edge technology and innovative research no matter where you live. On average, we treat more than 50,000 new cancer patients each year, with documented growth year over year. Texas Oncology pioneered the concept of community-based, outpatient, multidisciplinary cancer centers. We give local communities access to leading-edge technology that was previously only available in larger metropolitan areas. Texas Breast Specialists and Texas Urology Specialists are a part of Texas Oncology. Texas Oncology is an affiliate of The U.S. Oncology Network, which is owned by McKesson Specialty Health, a division of McKesson Corporation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Oversees the clinical operations for all nursing clinical support activities.
-Maintains effective nursing staff coverage for the practice within budgetary constraints.
-Assists in determining staffing requirements.
-Screens and interviews nursing applicants and orients and trains staff.
-Participates in the interviewing and recruiting of nursing personnel.
-Assists with the review and revision of clinical policies and procedures.
-Assists in verifying encounter form charges to ensure proper/appropriate charges.
-Assists with annual performance evaluations for nursing department staff.
-Demonstrates working knowledge of applicable labor laws and schedules and coordinates employee staffing including vacations, sick leave and overtime.
-Assists with staff training and in-services as required.
-Ensures nurses maintain all required competencies on an annual basis.
-Verifies all licensing and national certification criteria are met.
-Provides support and direction as required in the area of clinical research in the practice to ensure staff compliance to the established research protocols.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
-Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN or MSN preferred
-Minimum five years actively practicing as a registered nurse
-Infusion experience strongly preferred
-Previous supervisory or charge nurse experience preferred but willing to train
-RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state
-Current CPR certification required
-Current or pending oncology certification preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology clinic environment.

ABOUT TEXAS ONCOLOGY:
The vision of Texas Oncology is to be the first choice for cancer care. We have high standards for patient satisfaction and offer exceptional value in cancer care. We also strive to advance clinical research and develop innovative approaches to treatment of oncology and hematology disorders.

The mission of Texas Oncology is to provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow. To this end, we give patients access to the highest quality cancer care available today within their own local communities. Our cutting-edge technologies, treatments and research are offered in welcoming and comfortable environments. We maintain comprehensive quality oversight and responsible financial management. At all times, we pride ourselves in being moral, ethical and efficient as a medical practice and employer.

We extend an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401-k with a matching component, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability and Wellness & Perks Programs.

Come join our growing organization and enjoy knowing that you work for an organization dedicated to making the lives of others better.

The US Oncology Network 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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