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Oncology Infusion RN Part Time 32hr/wk - Paris TN (West Cancer Center) Job



Summary



  • The RN serves as a consistent care coordinator throughout the continuum of care for patients entering or within our health system.Assesses the physical, psychological, and social needs of the patient, and improves the care experience for the patient and their family. Responsible for the nursing care of patients in a clinical/office setting.Coordinates communication with providers on behalf of the patient.Meets the needs of the patient in relation to education, screening, prevention and follow-up care.




Education/Experience/Licensure



  • Registered Nurse licensed in state of practice; BSN preferred



 



  • Strong nursing experience in medical, surgical, and/or clinical experience. Strong understanding of relevant health care continuums and the various treatment options


     


  • Outpatient nursing experience preferred




Knowledge/Skills/Abilities



  • Knowledgeable of system's health resources in order to navigate the patient to appropriate care.


  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, a desire to problem solve, and strong conflict resolution abilities.


  • Strong computer skills.Scheduling experience a plus.


  • Must be a role model in customer service and patient care.


  • Displays sensitivity and compassion.




Key Job Responsibilities


 



  • Organizes, delegates and evaluates patient care.


     


  • Administers prescribed medications using proper safety procedures.


     


  • Teaches patients regarding disease process, medications, treatments and potential side effects.


     


  • Assesses symptoms of patients and reports to physician.


     


  • Reacts appropriately in an emergency situation.


     


  • Maintains accurate record of patient care.


     


  • Completes pertinent documentation in the medical record and fee ticket.


     


  • Completes insurance information for accurate and timely filing of claim.


     


  • Completes/reviews history and physical on new consults.


     


  • Assists physician in hospital and clinic settings.


     


  • Assists physician with procedures/treatments as directed.


     


  • Collaborates with clinic staff and physicians for the total needs of the patients


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  • Triages phone messages and relays information to physician.


     


  • Performs on-call duties as assigned.


     


  • Maintains work area in clean, sanitary, clutter free condition.


     


  • Performs related tasks/responsibilities as directed.


     


  • Interfaces with all departments in the clinic regarding patient care. Also interfaces with hospitals, drug representatives, labs, and other clinic/physician offices.


     


  • Respects the dignity and confidentiality of patients.


     


  • Maintains a good attendance record and reports on time for work.


     


  • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.


     


  • Complies with clinic safety policy and procedures.


     


  • Possesses good communication skills that lend to a team oriented work environment.


     


  • Attends staff meetings as scheduled.


     


  • Assists with training and orientation of new employees as assigned.


     


  • Performs other duties as assigned.




Physical Requirements


 



  • Typical clinical environment with moderate noise level.


     


  • Ability to stand, walk, sit and use hand/wrist, talk, hear, see, climb/balance and stoop/crouch.


     


  • Ability to work with exposure to fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock and toxic or caustic chemicals.


     


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


     


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.


     


  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.


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