Oncology RN - Southside

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 06, 2018
Closes
Aug 03, 2018
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary
Virginia Oncology Associates, the largest group of medical professionals in Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina devoted exclusively to cancer care and blood disorders, has an exciting opportunity for an Oncology RN for our offices in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. This position will require the ability to travel to multiple practice locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers chemotherapy, hydration, and other medications under the direction and supervision of a physician
  • Assesses and monitors therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician
  • Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans and drug reactions. Initiates appropriate action.
  • Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central venous access devices and alternate delivering systems
  • Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow
  • Phone triage as assigned
  • Documents all elements of care
  • Serves as a resource to the Medical Assistants
  • Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician or advanced practice provider
  • Assesses patient and family needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education required; BSN preferred
  • Oncology experience strongly preferred
  • Current RN state license required
  • Current BCLS certification required
  • OCN certification preferred
  • Must be willing to travel between offices as required

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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