Position SummaryOncology Hematology Care (OHC) is currently accepting resumes for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the team at our Oakwood, Ohio office.
Scope: Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in companywide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
Primary responsibilities of the Registered Nurse include:
Demonstrates knowledge of age specific differences in the patient population including physiological and developmental differences unique to each group.
Assess and monitors therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician.
Assists physician with exams and procedures.
Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow.
Demonstrates knowledge of reimbursement procedures and charge capture.
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central venous access devices and alternate delivering systems.
Documents all elements of care.
Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician or mid-level provider.
Serves as a resource person to the medical assistants and LPNs.
Triages patient/family phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching.
Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary.
Provides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.
Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents, biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with a blood borne pathogen.
Maintains current knowledge of oncology nursing by participating in ongoing educational opportunities.
Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations. -Maintains patient confidentiality.
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred. At least 1 year of experience required, preferably in an oncology environment. Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred. Current RN state license with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state. Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac and Life Support) certification required within 3 months of hire.
This position offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, company paid short and long-term disability and basic life insurance. We also offer PTO (paid time off), paid holidays and a 401k contribution, as well as a wellness program and continuing education benefits.
About the company: For over 30 years, OHC has served as the region's premier provider of treatments for cancer and blood disorders, offering a wide range of services and state-of-the-art treatments and technologies, as well as being nationally recognized for cutting edge clinical research breakthroughs. OHC puts patients first by delivering compassionate and convenient care, tailored to meet a patient's medical and personal needs.
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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US Oncology, Inc.