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Registered Nurse I - Levine Cancer Institute Morehead - Breast Clinic/Surgical Oncology

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$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 49691
Job Family: Nursing
Specialty: Surgical Oncology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036633592-Breast Clinic - LCI
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr

Overview

This position is Sign-on Bonus eligible. Experienced RNs with a minimum of 1 year of experience are eligible for a bonus of $15,000 for Full Time positions, and $7,500 for Part Time positions. In addition to the sign-on bonus, new teammates at Atrium Health are eligible for robust benefits packages, paid time off, and a Career Advancement Ladder that rewards you for years of experience within your area of specialty.

The Breast and Cutaneous Oncology Clinic specializes in Breast Cancers and Benign Breast Disease. Some of our Surgical Oncologist also specialize in melanoma skin cancers. Our clinic is accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast centers (NAPBC). RNs in our clinic work with either the Surgical Oncology or Medical Oncology Team. Some of the RN daily work functions are assisting our Providers with in-office procedures and patient care visits, therapy injections, chemotherapy coordination, triage, and collaborating with the interdisciplinary team. We are looking for a candidate who enjoys a team-based environment to provide world class care.

The best cancer care focuses on the whole person.  Their physical and emotional needs.  That’s what makes Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) the region’s top-rated cancer program and the only program in the nation to be Planetree-certified for compassionate, patient-centered care.   LCI is a well-established comprehensive cancer center in Charlotte, NC. It operates within a unique model of care that provides diverse community access to world-class care, close to home. The academic hybrid model combines two important bodies of work- academic and oncology research with compassionate, community-based care.

 

Job Summary

Assesses and diagnosis patients in a practice setting. Identifies outcomes, implements treatment and coordinates care. Performs and assists with oncology and infusion related treatments, therapies, and procedures.



Essential Functions

  • Identifies expected outcomes for patients' individualized treatment plan.
  • Implements identified treatment plan and coordinates all aspects of care delivery.
  • Provides education and counseling to patient and family members regarding identified health needs, health care activities, immunization requirements, medication effects and contraindications.
  • Meets specific clinical needs of oncology and infusion patients by using knowledge and expertise.
  • Recognizes medication mid solution incompatibilities and factors affecting stability.
  • Performs facility acuity coding by selecting the appropriate level of service for a diverse patient population, ensures that all pertinent clinical information is documented in the patient's medical record and supports the level of service selected.

     

Physical Requirements

 

Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, pushing and pulling. Work requires lifting 75 pounds. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess an intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to concentrate. Must be able to respond quickly to changes in patient and/or clinic conditions.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing required. BSN preferred. Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse or temporary license as a Registered Nurse Petitioner in the state of North Carolina required. Oncology experience preferred. Proficiency in IV therapy, bone marrow, spinals, thoracenteses, paracenteses and phlebotomy preferred. Oncology certification preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) from AHA required.