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Registered Nurse I - Levine Cancer Institute Morehead - Vascular Access Team - PRN

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 47650
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11011036640552-Nursing Support Administration - LCI
Location: LCI - 1021 Morehead Medical Dr

Overview

RNs who for a part of the Vascular Access Team (VAT) provide services such as peripheral IV (PIV) insertions, Ultra-sound guided PIVs, port access/deaccess for oncology patients at LCI in Morehead.  VAT teammates work with adult oncology patients throughout LCI and are a diverse group where each teammate brings various levels of expertise and are teamwork driven.  VAT RNs are highly skilled and proficient, providing excellence in patient care and following best practices.  The hours for this role are various days 0700-1700 M-F and this position will float to various LCI Morehead clinics. 

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. 

Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) is a well-established comprehensive cancer center in Charlotte, NC. LCI 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.