Registered Nurse Flex/Float - COVID-19

Location
Knoxville, TN
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
May 27, 2020
Closes
Jun 27, 2020
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Registered Nurse has the training and expertise necessary to provide nursing care and to assist the Radiation Oncologist, Radiation Therapists, and Medical Physicists. All assigned duties and responsibilities are to be executed by the Registered Nurse according to the nurse scope of practice and in accordance with the clinical and company policy and procedure. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Interview, assess, and document clinical data in new patient consultations and follow-up visits, weekly treatment visits, and procedure appointments
  • Schedule and coordinate clinical appointments and procedures as ordered by physician or extender
  • Provide and document oncology, diagnostic, and treatment education to patients
  • Obtain, review, and take appropriate action on laboratory and diagnostic test results
  • Assist with diagnostic exams and procedures
  • Measure and document patient vital statistics
  • Administer medications and treatments as ordered by physician or physician extender
  • Clean and disinfect medical instruments
  • Attend clinical cancer meetings and tumor conferences
  • Audit, document, and order clinic medications and supplies
  • Provide excellent care for all patients, regardless of age, race, sexual orientation or religion
  • Obtain required insurance pre-certifications/authorizations, referrals and approvals as required by payors
  • Input, review, and reconcile all daily and weekly patient charges
  • Answer and document all internal and external patient communication (i.e. phone messages, portal communication)
  • Sort, scan and file patient internal and external reports, consultations, histories into Oncology Information Management System

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

Education and Skills:

  • Diploma, Associates, or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Tennessee
  • Oncology Nursing Experience preferred
  • Basic Life Support certification required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred
  • Proficient PC-based computer software skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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