Infusion RN Per Diem

St Luke's University Health Network Coaldale , PA 18218

Posted 3 months ago

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.The Registered Nurse (R.N.) delivers nursing care for patients across their life span, and through the nursing process, assesses plans, implements, and documents the effects of care. Works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice. These nursing functions of the R.N. are carried out according to the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, Hospital Policy, the hospital Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.

The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

  • Performs an assessment of all assigned patients, prior to therapy as well as an ongoing assessment during treatment.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of bladder chemotherapy and administration of agents intravesically if a requirement to meet patient care needs.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of administration and handling of antineoplastic medications and biological modifiers.

  • Provide comprehensive clinical therapeutic infusion services to patients in a controlled medical setting.

  • Implements, evaluates and documents patient care interventions and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of procedure performed and is able to assist physician as indicated.

  • Maintenance of peripherally inserted central catheters.

  • Demonstrates an awareness of unit budget.

  • Functions as a professional role model and resource person providing guidance to co-workers, and students.

  • Takes an active role in unit-based CQI.

  • Participates in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals and objectives.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.

  • Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.

  • Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).

  • Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.

  • Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures, processes and practices.

  • Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.

  • Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patients.

  • Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in inservices and/or continuing education programs

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Other related duties as assigned.

Please complete your application using your full legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!

St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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