INFUSION REGISTERED NURSE-DIVERSIFIED SERVICES: This position collaborates in a collegial manner with Oncology and/or Gynecologic/Oncology physicians and other members of the health care team in meeting patient/family needs. Acts as the liaison between the Department and the physicians to monitor lab results and the patient’s response to chemotherapy and/or radiation treatments within the scope of nursing practice. Uses the nursing process in providing care to Oncology patients. This position may delegate certain aspects of care to those under their direct supervision, within the scope of nursing practice. Coordinates all new patient intakes. Educates patients regarding treatments and expectations. Responsible for all phone triage. Applies the nursing process in providing direct and indirect holistic care to patients and their families. Demonstrates proficiency in performing basic nursing skills required in caring for all Oncology patients seen for outpatient visits. In the event an RN from a physician practice works in an inpatient area, s/he will have the capability to write verbal orders, enter orders, and pend access notes, and will be required to attend physician THC training.
EDUCATION: Associate's Degree or Diploma in Nursing Registered Nurse
EXPERIENCE: 3-4 years Clinical in Nursing Direct care to oncology inpatients/Gynecologic Oncology patients, and physician office and phone triage experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge, judgment and skills derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to meet complex health care needs at various stages of the life cycle
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