Infusion, Registered Nurse
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POST DATE 8/11/2018
END DATE 10/5/2018
JOB DESCRIPTIONPOSITION DESCRIPTION
Manages patient care of an assigned group of patients in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the appropriate division. Nurses at Northside are professionals committed to patients/families and all members of the Healthcare team. Our nursing practice reflects the values of collaboration, communication, coordination, integration, and empowerment.
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
Required: 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: 8:30a-5p
WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: No
ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No
Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.