RN Hope-Wilmot

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Tucson, AZ
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 11, 2017
Closes
Dec 11, 2017
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Arizona Oncology Associates is looking for a Registered Nurse. Great opportunity to join a team that focuses on patient care - Located in beautiful, sunny Tucson, you will have the ability to enjoy small town living with big city amenities on top of a rewarding work/life balance.

The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred. Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred. Current RN state license with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac and Life Support) certification required within 3 months of hire.

  • Position is considering all levels of experience (standard for all postings)

Scope

Under general supervision, 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 company-wide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Essential Duties and
Responsibilities

- Is fully versed in surgery scheduling

- Demonstrates an understanding of medical terminology, procedures and diagnosis necessary to perform appropriate scheduling.

- Knowledgeable in coding, able to look up codes specific to diagnosis and scheduled procedure.

- Knowledge of patient’s medical history, i.e. allergies, current medications

- Obtains insurance pre-authorization

- Obtains and enters all authorization and correspondence relating to scheduled surgery in EMR/Physicians calendar, surgical assistant and anesthesia scheduling.

- Communicates to patient what the necessary prep is before surgery.

– Follow up on all pre-operative tests to ensure completed and cleared for surgical procedure and communicates with physician and patients if further testing is required before surgery is performed.

- Demonstrates an understanding of patient confidentiality to protect the patient and clinic/corporation

- Schedules post-operative follow-up appointments with the Physician.

- Follows policies and procedures to contribute to the efficiency surgery scheduling position

- May provide direction and assistants to lower level employees

- Researches and responds to routine, non-routine, and complex situations in a timely and professional manner

- Other duties as requested or assigned

Company Overview

As the largest cancer practice in Arizona, we are proud to provide advanced and compassionate Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematologic services. Our physicians and staff incorporate a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to treatment to enhance the patient experience by providing complete care in convenient, community-based locations.

We are proud to provide patients with access to the latest treatments, state-of-the-art technology, and an extensive research program. We believe it is beneficial to patients’ that these therapies are provided in a community setting, because it allows you to remain close to home and to your support system.
Arizona Oncology physicians are supported by talented clinical staff that are sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.

United in Healing with The US Oncology Network

Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with more than 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide.

Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We’d Love to Hear from You!

If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer.

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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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