Registered Nurse - ONC

Fort Worth, TX 76132

Posted: 06/18/2019 Category: Healthcare Job Number: 28605

Job Title: Registered Nurse - ONC

Location: Fort Worth TX 76132

SHIFT: Mon – Fri 8: 30am – 5pm

MAX PAY: $33.50 hourly /  paid weekly

Description: Must have Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Infusion Experience, preferred certification by ONS (Oncology Nursing Society) as nurse works autonomously in a 1 nurse infusion unit with 7 chairs and an admixture technician, under the Supervision of 1 Medical Oncologist. Site also has a Radiation department.
  • Must have knowledge and management experience in treatment of anaphylactic reactions with chemotherapy and biotherapy products
  • Assess and monitors therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician.
  • 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.
  • Serves as a resource person to the medical assistants.
  • 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.

Requirements:
  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.
  • This is an entry level nursing position requiring 1-4 years’ experience, 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.

WE OFFER:
  • Full benefits available after 90 days: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term Disability
  • 401k after 1 year of employment: With employer match and profit sharing
  • Wellness Program: Now including FITNESS benefits!
  • Competitive Pay Rate!
  • Work Life Balance
Drita Berishaj (877) 782-3334 x 209

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