RN Sr. (Part Time, NYOH)

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Albany, NY
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 31, 2018
Closes
Feb 28, 2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
New York Oncology Hematology is looking for a part time RN to support our growing team. In addition to a rewarding career in world class cancer care, we offer a supportive team environment, professional development programs, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of our patients. If you are a motivated, dedicated nurse and possess the desire to make a difference, we invite you to apply via the Apply Now link.

Job Description:

  • Mixes and administers chemotherapy, hydration and other medications under the direction and supervision of a physician.

  • Assists physician with exams and procedures.

  • Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, medication changes.

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

  • Assures pre-authorization and appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to administration of therapies.

  • 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.

  • Administers all medications/blood products using correct medication/blood product, dosage/amount, route, time and technique.

  • Programs portable infusion pumps for continuous drug delivery and provides instruction to the patient and/or caregiver in the use of the pump at home.

  • Documents nursing assessments, patient teaching and fluid and medication administration in the patient chart.

  • Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician.

  • Assures nursing charges are accurate and complete on patient fee slips.

  • Manages patient medication refill requests from the pharmacy telephone line and records the information in the patient chart.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred. Minimum of seven years nursing experience, preferably in an oncology environment. Current or pending oncology certification preferred. Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer. RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. Current CPR certification required.

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. To apply please click on the Apply Now link.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401 k, paid time off, holiday pay, direct deposit and tuition reimbursement. We are a drug free workplace. Pre-employment background checks are required. EOE. Candidates of interest will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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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, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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