RN Per Diem - Med/Onc & Infusion/Chemo

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Henderson, NV
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 06, 2017
Closes
Dec 15, 2017
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Company Overview:

At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) a distinguished team of doctors, researchers, nurses and healthcare professionals have provided patients with groundbreaking treatments on the healing edge of medicine since 1974. Our team is dedicated to providing the most effective treatments, both existing and emerging, in order to diagnose and successfully treat cancer and blood disorders. We support this goal with state-of-the-art facilities across Southern Nevada, all of which integrate the latest diagnostic, therapeutic and research capabilities. CCCN is dedicated to patient-centered care, advancing innovation, discovery, and improving outcomes. Motivated, caring professional are encouraged to join us.

Career Opportunity:

CCCN is seeking Registered Nurses to work on a per diem basis to provide direct patient care in an adult ambulatory oncology setting. Successful candidates will be experienced and highly skilled and possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of the cancer disease process, the major treatment modalities, symptom management, supportive care, and patient education.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.

  • Administers chemotherapy, hydration and other medications

  • May assist physician with exams and procedures.

  • Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates appropriate action.

  • Consulting physician regarding dosage modifications and symptom management.

  • Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents and biohazardous waste

  • Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada

  • Current American Heart Association CPR Certification

  • Two (2) or more years of recent RN clinical oncology or infusion nursing experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certification within 6 months of hire date

  • OCN Certification or other relevant specialty certification

Successful candidates will thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for working with and providing assistance to patients.

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. To apply please click on the Apply Now button.

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.

Still have more questions? Please call our Nursing Hotline at 702-435-2977 to speak to an Oncology Nursing Leader who can give you more information on starting or continuing your career in oncology nursing.

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