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Registered Nurse I - Oncology - Levine Cancer Institute Morehead - Medical Oncology Clinic

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 45566
Job Family: Nursing
Specialty: Hematology/Oncology
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036632416-Gastrointestinal/Genitourinary Clinic - LCI
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr

Overview

This position is for a RN for the Neuro Medical Oncology Clinic. Care for patients with brain tumors and cancers affecting the neurological system. The RN in this position will care for patients throughout the care trajectory including office visits, chemotherapy planning, and imaging surveillance. We are looking for a candidate that enjoys working with a team to provide excellent patient care. Daily work functions include organizing and running the outpatient clinic along with your doctor; chart preparation prior to clinics; telephone and face-to-face interactions with patients, and planning care along with chemo coordinator.

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.

Shift Detail
M-F, no holiday, no weekend (may negotiate work hours)

 

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.
 

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