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Oncology Infusion Nurse

As an Infusion Nurse, you will provide hands-on care to patients by practicing in an evidence- based manner within the scope of all regulatory guidelines and standards of care. You would implement and monitor patient care plans, monitor records, and communicate patient conditions appropriately.

Position Details:

Reports to: Clinical Team Lead
Department: Clinical
Locations:
Nashville Oncology Associates | Nashville, TN
Horizon Oncology & Research Center | Lafayette, IN

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer chemotherapy, biotherapy, antibiotics, symptom management, patient education, and triage patients.
  • Provide and document professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process.
  • Demonstrates competency in all aspects of chemotherapy administration, monoclonal antibody therapy, IV therapy, subcutaneous and intramuscular injection administration.
  • Knowledgeable and practices within the ONS guidelines during any adverse event while administering chemotherapy, i.e. extravasations, infiltrations or chemotherapy spill incidents.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical record documentation requirements and federal/state laws related to release of health care information.
  • Demonstrates a sound knowledge of the ONS and OSHA guidelines.
  • Ensures prior authorization has been obtained by the ordering physician for all visits, procedures, imaging studies, specialist referrals and specialty drugs.
  • Maintains a systematic and ongoing patient evaluation process, collecting and documenting evaluation data from all pertinent sources.
  • Assist other healthcare personnel in the delivery of patient care.
  • Participate in maintaining the environment of care including equipment and material resources.
  • Communicate effectively with physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Adheres to all protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Willing to cross-train and perform duties as needed in other areas of the clinic including pharmacy, triage, lab, shots, and scheduling.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Excellent IV skills.
  • Familiar with VADs.
  • Willingness to work with research subjects and administer trial medications after an appropriately determined training period.

Basic Qualifications

  • Current RN License.
  • 2+ years’ experience in medical oncology preferred.
  • Either ONS chemotherapy/biotherapy certified or willing to obtain within a year from start date.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare providers.

To apply, submit your resume to [email protected]