Clinic Registered Nurse (RN)

Employer
US Oncology
Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Oct 16, 2020
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position Summary
Texas Oncology is looking for two Clinic Registered Nurse's (RN's) to join our team! This position will support the Fort Worth Cancer Center location. This is a full-time Monday-Friday 8a-5p position with no weekends, call or major holidays. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve More breakthroughs. More victories. in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

The ideal candidate for the Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) will have the following background and experience:
  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred
  • Minimum of five to seven years nursing experience, preferably in an oncology environment
  • Current or pending oncology certification preferred
  • RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state
  • Current CPR certification required

What does the Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) do?

Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care for patients following established standards and practices. Demonstrates knowledge of age specific differences in the patient population including late adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. This includes physiological, psychological, and developmental differences unique to each group. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

The essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Assists physician with exams and procedures. Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in and out of exam rooms.
  • Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, medication changes.
  • Maintains all exam room disinfection protocols. Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates appropriate action.
  • Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician.
  • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
  • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material. Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary. Manages patient medication refill requests from the pharmacy telephone line and records the information in the patient chart.

Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and 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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