Fairview Health Services is looking Registered Nurse to work at the Infusion Clinic at UMMC- Riverside. The West Bank Infusion Clinic provides infusion services for adult patients as well as pediatric overflow, ages 16 years and up, and for the Adult Infectious Disease Clinic. Triage calls for this clinic are also handled by the nurses.This position is approved for 40 hours every 2 weeks and is benefit eligible. This position also requires that you are able to work a minimumof one weekend a month.
The Registered Nurse performs both independent nursing and delegated medical function. The independent nursing includes assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for assigned patient population(s). The delegated medical function includes participation in and coordination of delegated patient care to other health care team members. The RN is responsible for performing these functions in accordance with all policy, procedure, and professional practice guidelines.
Provides care and management to oncology and hematology patients.
Administers antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies chemotherapy, blood products and associated medications to the adult and pediatric oncology population.
Provide emergent cares in the event of anaphylaxis/reaction.
Manages complex medication and infusion therapy:
Provides infusion therapy including central lines, ports, peripheral IV placement, and infusion devices.
Adheres to applicable policy and procedures related to medication and infusion therapy.
Maintains a high level of PICC competency and placement techniques.
Displays critical thinking skills while managing patients with acute and or chronic pain:
Assesses patients for pain. Utilizes a consistent pain tool. Collaborates with patient/family and health care team to develop and execute a plan of care.
Uses an ongoing, systematic process to gather relevant data from patient and family. Analyzes data to identify needs and potential risks.
Completes assessment while ensuring the plan of care is implemented, completes patient education, complex procedures and lab draws etc. Provide patient information and education as appropriate.
Manages orders including accurate transcription of faxed orders, therapy and treatment plans.
Documents triage advice/recommendations in the medical record. Makes referral to appropriate level of care. Works as liaison between patients and providers.
Valid RN MN License
3 years of chemotherapy administration and other infusion experience with competencies in IV insertions such as central lines, PICC, Ports, Peripheral IV placement and infusion devices. Experience in administering antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, chemotherapy, blood products and associated medications.
Current Oncology Certified Nurse Certification or ability to obtain OCN certification within 1-2 years of date of hire based on FTE appointment.
Other Required Skills
Demonstrated focus on customer service/patient service with every interaction
Excellent public relations and communication skills
Demonstrates focus on customer service/patient experience with every interaction.
Ability to work as an effective team member to provide exceptional care.
Ability to use appropriate computer applications
Ability to work independently, demonstrate critical thinking skills and engage in ongoing process improvement
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