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RN - Medical Oncology - Cancer Center

Company: CARLE
Location: Tuscola
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of something bigger then yourself? -Join our oncology nursing team.Our team approach supports new and experienced nurses. We guide and encourage patients before during and after their course of treatment. -We work closely with medical, surgical and radiation oncology areas to coordinate care for our patients. We find solutions to patient complications by working closely with our amazing team of oncologists. -Most importantly, we build lasting relationships with our patients by supporting them through the most intimate and vulnerable times of their life. -Our ideal candidate will value teamwork and compassion while also being a fierce patient advocate.

  • Provides and facilitates competent health care of patients and families in area of practice. Ensures adherence to established standards of care and scope of practice.
  • Performs advanced nursing activities, which can include assisting with procedures using conscious sedation, placement of IVs, and administering chemotherapy drugs.
  • Ensures documentation of care is complete and accurate.
  • Provides health and wellness education to individuals and groups.
  • Acts as preceptor and supports the development of other staff and healthcare students.
  • Provides leadership for initiatives designed to improve the quality of care or clinical outcomes.
  • Assists Nursing Supervisor/coordinator in the development of departmental standing orders.
    • Evaluate symptoms over the phone and in face to face contact with patients.
    • Execute orders based on diagnosis and protocols.
    • Monitor lab values to ensure safe levels for treatments and/or interventions required.
    • Evaluate walk in patients; provide physicians with patient condition/complaint and recommendations.
    • Coordinate patient care concerns with regard to cancer care and other departments.
    • Perform moderate sedation for patient procedures by physician.
    • Refill prescriptions per protocol.

Keywords: CARLE, Champaign , RN - Medical Oncology - Cancer Center, Healthcare , Tuscola, Illinois

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