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Registered Nurse I - Oncology Triage - Levine Cancer Institute Concord

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 37518
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011024332947-Oncology - LCI Medical
Location: Concord - 100 Medical Park Dr NE

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.

Levine Cancer Institute – Concord is a Medical-Oncology office providing ambulatory and outpatient care to adult Oncology patients.  Our specialized physicians and Advanced Practice Providers work together with clinical support staff including nurses, clinical assistants, pharmacists, social workers, and dieticians to provide collaborative, patient-centered care.  This Triage RN position will provide professional nursing care to patients in a practice setting through assessment and nursing diagnosis. Identifies outcomes, implements treatment, and coordinates care.  Assists with Oncology related treatments, therapies, procedures, and coordination of care.

  • Collects data pertinent to patients’ health or situation through physical assessment and telephone triage.
  • Assists with and coordinates chemotherapy referrals, scheduling, orders, and associated patient education.
  • Provides education and counseling to patient and family members regarding identified health needs, activities, medication effects and contraindications, and plan of care.
  • Provides care to a diverse patient population, ensuring all pertinent clinical information is documented in the patient’s medical record.
  • Utilizes appropriate resources to plan, provide, and sustain evidence-based nursing services that are safe, effective, and fiscally responsible.
  • Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural diversity and ethical principles.
     

Shift Details
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5pm 

The best cancer care focuses on the whole person. Their physical and emotional needs. That’s what makes Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute the region’s top-rated cancer program and the only program in the nation to be Planetree-certified for compassionate, patient-centered 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.