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RN / Registered Nurse / Alabama / Any / Oncology Registered Nurse Job

Company: Odell Medical Search
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

A large, private, community-based provider of cancer care is seeking a Infusion/Chemo Registered Nurse to provide nursing care in an Oncology Clinic setting. The Company

  • Community-based physician practice
  • State-of-the-art clinics
  • Full range of chemotherapy services, laboratory testing, and clinical trials This company appreciates its employees
    • Excellent Medical and Dental Plans
    • Time off program
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Company-sponsored Life, AD&D, and Disability programs
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Training and Development programs The Role you will play
      • Administers chemotherapy, hydration, and other medications under the direction and supervision of a physician.
      • Assists physician with exams and procedures. Maintains appropriate and efficient patient flow in and out of exam rooms.
      • Records patient data including, but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, medication changes, etc.
      • Maintains disinfection protocols
      • Monitors and assesses changes in patient conditions and initiates appropriates actions.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of ambulatory fusion pump use and maintenance.
      • Facilitates dose modification
      • Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactionsand initiates appropriate actions.
      • Maintains knowledge of reimbursement procedures. Completes all chemotherapy charge forms. Assures preauthorization and appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to administration of therapies.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of ambulatory infusion pump use and maintenance, cleaning pumps after use, and proper documentation of pump usage.
      • Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculatingdose, and consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems, and symptom management.
      • Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.
      • Administers all medications/blood products using correct medication/blood product, dosage/amount, route, timeand technique.
      • Displays appropriate technical skills for the administration of chemotherapy, medications and blood products, toinclude, but not limited to: venipuncture, central line access and infusion devices.
      • Programs portable infusion pumps for continuous drug delivery and provides instruction to the patient and/or caregiver in the use of the pump at home.
      • Documents nursing assessments, patient teaching and fluid and medication administration in the patient chart.
      • Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician.
      • Assures nursing charges are accurate and complete on patient fee slips.
      • Acts as a resource person to the medical assistants.
      • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart. The Community
        • Ranked one of the top 100 places to live
        • Recent increase in dining options, entertainment, sports, music, and job opportunities
        • Centrallly located near beautiful nature hikes, trails, waterfalls, lakes, and more...
        • Affordable cost of living
        • With the foothills of the Appalachians as a dramatic backdrop, the city is laid out on a series of lush rolling hills with woodland-covered neighborhoods just minutes from downtown Background Profile
          • Graduate from accredited for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.
          • Minimum of one (1) year nursing experience, preferably in a an oncology environment.
          • RN state license and current registration with the State Board of Nursing.
          • Chemo experience highly preferred.
          • All newly hired must provide proof they have received the COVID-19 vaccination, in full, prior to their date of hire as a condition of new employment, unless otherwise exempted from this requirement by an approved accommodation pursuant to the interactive process. As applicable, new employees are required to, at the latest, begin compliance with this Policy during the pre-employment onboarding process.

Keywords: Odell Medical Search, Birmingham , RN / Registered Nurse / Alabama / Any / Oncology Registered Nurse Job, Healthcare , Birmingham, Alabama

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