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Chemo Infusion Registered Nurse- Cancer Care Institute
Regional Health
Regional Health
 

Job Location: Rapid City, SD
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Scheduled Weekly Hours36
Department: CCI Clinic
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
36
Shift:
Day (United States of America)

Job Summary:

The Medical Oncology Registered Nurse works directly with adolescent, adult, and geriatric oncology patients undergoing active chemotherapy treatment in the outpatient setting. The Medical Oncology RN is responsible for the dose calculation and administration of chemotherapy treatment plans as established by the Medical Oncologist. Patient care responsibilities include biopsychosocial assessment, education, and follow up nursing care. Will work with cancer patients through their active, palliative, and end of life care in accordance with accepted hospital standards and policy and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act. The Medical Oncology Nurse consistently employs patient and family-centered care to promote safety, quality, and satisfaction.

Job Description:

Essential Functions:
  • Demonstrates the ability to administer chemotherapy treatments in accordance with national standards and hospital policy
  • Demonstrates the ability to appropriately assess patients, apply clinical interventions, evaluate outcomes, and implement change to the plan of care.
  • Prioritizes and organizes delivery of care in a consistent manner. Initiates interdisciplinary collaboration to promote optimal patient care and outcomes.
  • Initiates Interdisciplinary collaboration to promote optimal patient care and outcomes.
  • Provides education for patients and families receiving chemotherapy treatments.
  • Instructs patient/family/team in treatment plan and goals.
  • Initiates authorization process for all new chemotherapy /supportive care treatments, as well as diagnostic tests through referral to patient navigators.
  • Recognizes potential emergency/life threatening situations and initiates appropriate actions as evidenced by observation and chart review.
  • Participates in orienting, teaching, guiding the performance of personnel and/or students.
  • Participates in departmental processes/functions to improve departmental efficiency and financial viability.
  • All other duties as assigned.

    Additional Requirements:

    Required:
    Education - Associates degree in Nursing
    Certification - Registered Nurse (RN) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

    Preferred:
    Experience - 1+ years of Acute Experience; 1+ years of Oncology Experience
    Certification - Oncology Nursing Certification (ONC) - Accredited University or accredited training professionalsPhysical Requirements:
    Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

    Employee Benefits:
    Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

    Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

    How to Apply:





    Regional Health

    Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
    Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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