Registered Nurse (RN)-OHC-Cincinnati, OH

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Batavia, OH
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Oct 14, 2017
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Career Opportunity: Full-Time Treatment Suite Registered Nurse – Oncology Hematology Care – Cincinnati, OH

For over 30 years, OHC (Oncology Hematology Care, Inc.) has served as the region’s premier provider of treatments for cancer and blood disorders, offering a wide range of services and state-of-the-art treatments and technologies, as well as being nationally recognized for cutting edge clinical research breakthroughs. OHC puts patients first by delivering compassionate and convenient care, tailored to meet a patient’s medical and personal needs.

OHC is looking for a full-time RN to float in our East Region which covers the offices in Batavia, OH, Anderson Township, OH and Eden Park in Cincinnati, OH.

The Treatment Suite Nurse is a registered nurse who provides direct patient care related to all aspects of physician ambulatory treatment administration including assessment in response to therapy, access device management, side effect and symptom management of treatment regimen. OHC office locations are throughout the greater Cincinnati area including Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Due to the geographic location of the OHC offices, Treatment Nurses will be required to have multi-state registered nurse licensure if requested by management.

Responsibilities of a Treatment Suite Nurse also include:

  • Perform aseptic admixture of chemotherapeutic and other medication agents for treatment administration.

  • Provide direct patient care through patient assessment, treatment administration, access device management, side effect and symptom management and monitoring response to treatment regimen.

  • Collaborates with physicians, nursing staff, clinical coordinator and the interdisciplinary team in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.

  • Provides teaching/education with the patient and their family to meet and support their desired outcomes as necessary.

  • Serve as a conduit for education follow up and reinforcement between the physician, APP and Nurse Navigator.

  • Performs all documentation requirements in the treatment suite including, but not limited to, medication lot numbers, patient care encounters, patient medication labeling, charge capture, incident reporting.

The ideal candidate is empathetic, highly organized, flexible and has the ability to multi-task. Additionally, he or she will have:

  • Bachelor's degree (BSN) from a four-year college or university preferred; Associate degree or diploma acceptable

  • One to two years’ experience in some aspect of oncology care

  • Active RN License for the state(s) of practice

  • Additional license for Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana as determined by management within 6 months of employment

  • Active certification from Oncology Nursing Society in administration of Chemotherapy and Biotherapy required within six months of employment. Certification must be maintained.

  • CPR certification

  • Oncology Certified Nurse professional certification preferred

  • Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) membership preferred

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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