LPN

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Wytheville, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 31, 2018
Closes
Feb 28, 2018
Specialty
LPN / LVN
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Blue Ridge Cancer Care has an exciting opportunity for a part-time (24 hours/week) LPN located in Wytheville, Virginia.

Blue Ridge Cancer Care is an affiliate of the US Oncology Network that extends an extremely competitive offering of benefits to employees, including Medical Health Care, Dental Care, Vision Plan, 401k, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Wellness and Perks Program.

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

SCOPE:

A telephone triage nurse assesses patient needs over the telephone, collaborates with a physician or qualified staff member to meet
those needs, then documents all elements of care in the patient's medical record. Under general supervision, provides general nursing
care for patients following established standards and practices. Promotes efficient patient flow, assists with patient care. Supports and
adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Provides general nursing care to patients.

-Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.

-Answers patient calls concerning a wide range of oncology topics.

-Documents all conversations with patients to maintain a comprehensive medical record.

-Provides clear instruction and education to patients via the telephone

-Evaluates and determines if emergency care is needed, or if the patient can be ssen in the doctor's clinic.

-Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.

-Collaborates with physicians via electronic medical records.

-Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians.

-Maintains patient files, records and other information.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate from an accredited school for practical nursing. This position requires at least 3 years experience as a practical nurse. Phlebotomy experience preferred. Current LPN state license and registration with the State Board of Practical Nursing in practicing state. Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire.

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/hematology clinic environment.

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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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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