RN, Infusion - PRN

Location
Canton, GA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 02, 2018
Closes
Jun 01, 2018
Specialty
IV Therapy, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Description
Infusion Registered Nurses are primarily responsible for administration of Chemotherapy on an outpatient basis. Our Registered Nurses are highly knowledgeable about chemotherapy, including writing orders, providing education to patients who will be receiving treatment, and in administration of the medications. These nurses are skilled in conducting on-going and critical patient assessments, while enjoying an autonomous work environment. Additionally, Infusion RN’s request precertification, order medication, perform medication calculations, and access IV’s/Ports and or start new access. Our Infusion Nurses have the opportunity to build lasting and supportive relationships with our patients and their family members. We are committed to providing highly compassionate and patient-centered Cancer Treatment.
Position Requirements
Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Demonstrated proficiency in skills applicable to designated area within probationary period. Certified in cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Preferred: National certification in specialty area. Cancer Center (Radiation Oncology ACLS certification and Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN). Prior Oncology or Infusion experience strongly preferred. Qualified candidates will have strong patient assessment skills, strong critical thinking skills, heavy IV experience, and excellent clinical knowledge and practice.

License/Certification Requirements: Yes

Work Hours: Varies

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

Why choose Northside? Northside supports our employees’ professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside’s team!
Service Area Overview
Northside Hospital is one of the largest and most respected providers of comprehensive cancer services in the Southeast, combining the latest in technology and research with compassionate patient-centered care. The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute offers the best of both worlds: clinical excellence on par with academic-based programs, along with the personalized and attentive care typically associated with a community hospital. Our Program has received an Outstanding Achievement Award as a fully accredited Comprehensive Community Hospital Cancer Program by the American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer. Specialty areas include BMT, Women's, Prostate, and Research.

The Northside Hospital Cancer Institute Highlights:
  • More cancer cases are diagnosed and treated at Northside than at any other community hospital in Georgia.
  • For the sixth consecutive year (2009-14), our Blood & Marrow Transplant Program achieved among the best survival outcomes in the nation for bone marrow transplants.
  • More cases of breast cancer and gynecologic cancer are diagnosed and treated at Northside than at any other hospital in the Southeast.
  • More prostate cancer treatments are performed at Northside than at any other hospital in Georgia.
  • We have a network of more than 32 cancer centers across Georgia.
  • More than 30 oncology nurse navigators and cancer care liaisons offering support throughout your journey.
  • We now offer Gamma Knife technology, the latest treatment for malignant and benign brain tumors and functional and vascular disorders.

Facility Overview
Discovering what‘s possible at Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Here, you’ll find growth and support in one of our system’s newest facilities.

The new Northside Hospital-Cherokee is committed to advancing health care in Cherokee County. The 126-bed, full-service community hospital has more than 600 physicians and 2,000 employees. As we’ve made more room for growth in Surgery, Emergency, Maternity, and Outpatient Services --- while continuing to provide the personalized, high quality care for which we are known --- our people have found a place to call home on our new 50-acre campus. Along with our strong ties to the community, what resonates most with our team is our focus on continual learning and work/life balance. How encouraging co-workers are. And the importance of great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.

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