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Registered Nurse I - Oncology Triage Nurse - Levine Cancer Institute - FT Weekdays

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 38027
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011018031704-Nursing Call Center - LCI
Location: Charlotte - 3600 Arco Corporate Dr

Overview

The Oncology Triage Nurse (RN) for the Levine Cancer Institute Nursing Call Center is a member of the care team who provides quality nursing care for oncology patients, to include performing patient assessments, applying clinical knowledge and judgment, and using decision-making skills to analyze and act on patient care issues. Primary job duties include providing clinical support in the assessment of symptoms, determining symptom acuity, and offering information related to symptom management, patient education and care coordination.

Education:
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred but not required.   

Experience:
•Two (2) years of Previous Oncology Nursing experience strongly preferred, triage experience a plus.

Hours: M-F 8:30-5:30pm, including some Holidays
**This is currently a remote position 
but does need to be a local candidate in case needed in one of the facilities.**

 

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.