Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: Lake Region Healthcare Corp.
Location: Fergus Falls
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Registered Nurse (RN)
Location:Lake Region Healthcare Position:2021-LRH-8213-002
Department:Clinic Services-Medical Oncology FT/PT Status:64 Hours
Biweekly Hourly Wage (higher DOE):$27.76 Job Responsibilities: The
infusion center oncology nurse is an integral member of the
healthcare team and collaborates with both internal and external
staff to coordinate services, ensure quality care and provide
continuity of care. The infusion nurse is responsible for
interdependently and independently assessing, planning,
implementing and evaluating the care delivered to the patient
receiving infusion therapy. During the treatment course and
follow-up period, the infusion nurse will assess and provide
appropriate nursing intervention for actual or potential problems
that the patient and family may experience related to the disease
process and treatment. The practice of the infusion nurse involves
direct patient care and encompasses patient and family teaching,
symptom management and counseling. The infusion nurse is an
advocate for the patient and family. Effective interpersonal and
communication skills are essential for this position. The infusion
nurse must be able to supervise patient care, secure cooperation
from others, problem-solve, and exercise initiative and judgement.
The infusion nurse's duties include management of patient records,
participation in patient care, data entry and retrieval into and
from the All Scripts System, participation in research and
investigational drug administration, and having a clear
understanding of chemotherapy side effects with combined radiation
treatment, when applicable.
Job Qualifications: To perform in this position requires the
incumbent to be a graduate of a school of nursing with current
licensure in Minnesota. A minimum of one year current infusion
center oncology nursing experience preferred and encouraged.
Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification required within eighteen
months of completing one year of infusion center experience. OCN
certification preferred and encouraged. This position requires
current Healthcare Provider level CPR certification upon hire or
must be obtained within 6 months.
Shifts: Day Shift
No Weekends or Holidays
Department Description: Come join our Medical Oncology Clinic &
Infusion Center nursing team, where you are rewarded by the
important care you provide each day. Our team members enjoy a
fast-paced, specialty nursing environment, with convenient daytime
hours! You will have the opportunity to utilize a large spectrum of
nursing skills on a daily basis. Our staff is team-focused and
always willing to pitch in and help each other. We are seeking
skilled, motivated individuals to join our team!
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