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RN Oncology Infusion - Per Diem (Bend, Oregon)

Company: Bend Memorial Clinic
Location: Bend
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Essential Job functions:

  • Assist the physician and staff with the daily coordination of patient care and physician access.
  • Function as the liaison between patients, staff, and physicians.
  • Maintains efficient patient flow.
  • Delivers direct patient care within the scope of licensure and in accordance with SUMMIT policy.
  • Collects lab specimens according to departmental guidelines. Accurately labels specimens.
  • Prioritizes patient care by implementing physician orders and nursing procedures.
  • Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.
  • Effectively communicates problems, concerns or issues to the Office Supervisor/Manager appropriately and promptly.
  • Assures all patients are correctly identified prior to providing and/or documenting care.
  • Ensures proper preparation for patient visit. Prepares pertinent information needed for patient visit.
  • Employs appropriate and timely use of Tasking in EHR.
  • Obtains vital signs: BP, temp, pulse, height & weight accurately and completely as required. Documents appropriately in EHR.
  • Administers injections according to appropriate protocol. Documents injections accurately in EHR.
  • Appropriately demonstrates telephone triage protocols and document in EHR.
  • Schedules appointments appropriately and accurately according to department guidelines.
  • Appropriately adheres to universal safety precautions when administering medications and disposal of medical waste.
  • Reviews and updates medication list in EHR. Demonstrates understanding of prescription control and prescription refill procedures. Accurately and completely documents known allergies in EHR.
  • Appropriately enters orders and schedules appointments in the Practice Management System (PMS) and EHR.
  • Provides referrals and/or consult orders appropriately and in a timely manner in the PMS and EHR.
  • Checks and maintains logs for emergency equipment according to policy.
  • Facilitates transition of care to UCC/Hospital.
  • Maintains proficiency with department specific equipment troubleshoots and reports malfunctions promptly.

Chemotherapy Infusion Department:

  • Cross train to mix chemotherapy when pharmacy backup is needed
  • Support and cross train RN Navigation/Triage
  • Responsible for administering chemotherapy, immunotherapy, antibiotics, symptom management, and patient education including coordination of patient care activities with other members of the health care team
  • Management of Central Line Catheters such as Port-a-Cath and PICC lines
  • Provide care according to the individualized needs of the patient using the nursing process and in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act.

General Job functions:

  • Assists in ordering and maintaining of all supplies as assigned.
  • Demonstrates flexibility with various work schedules.
  • Other duties as required.

Environmental Risks:

  • Chemicals, Chemotherapy and Fumes
  • Loud noises
  • Vibration
  • Extreme temperatures
  • Confined spaces
  • Allergens: dust, mold and/or pollen
  • Magnetic fields
  • Radiation
  • Sharps
  • Latex

Blood-borne Pathogens:

  • Exposure to infectious hazards, blood, body fluids, non-intact skin, or tissue specimens
  • Contact with patients or patient specimens is possible
  • Unplanned or unexpected exposure

Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:

  • Associates degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Oregon State Nursing License and BLS certification required.
  • 0 - 1 years experience. 2-4 years experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform diverse work assignments with time limitations with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to use problem solving, critical thinking and priority setting skills.
  • Experience with Standard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail) preferred.
  • Experience with Standard Office Technology in a Window based environment preferred.
  • Experience with patient care equipment preferred.
  • Experience with EHR, Practice Management System and Departmental/Ancillary Systems preferred.

In addition to the above requirements, if position is in the Chemotherapy Infusion department, the below are also considered:

  • 3 years' oncology experience preferred.
  • OCN preferred.
  • ONS Chemotherapy Biotherapy Certification within 90 days of hire/transfer
  • Excellent peripheral IV skills.

Physical Job Requirements:

  • Pushing and pulling, taking frequency and weight into consideration.
  • Physical strength to lift heavy objects, carts, or items, taking frequency and weight into consideration.
  • Physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job, taking distance and speed into account.
  • Physical agility, which includes ability to maneuver body while in place.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers.
  • Balance is maintained during climbing, bending and/or reaching
  • Endurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking).

Travel:

  • Ability to commute to satellite offices as needed.

Benefits*

  • A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate people

  • Outstanding growth opportunities

  • Time Off

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Short/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance

  • 401K plan with company matching contribution

  • Cash Bonus Programs

  • Recognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teams

  • Other Perks & Discounts

  • Commuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)

  • Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Safety Disclaimer

Our Company cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. Our Company does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. Our Company will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. Our Company will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. Interviews are conducted at select Our Company locations during regular business hours only. For information on job scams, visit, https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/JobScams or file a complaint at https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/.

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