RN - 32 hrs. week - Full Benefits
Company: Illinois Cancer Specialists
Location: Crystal Lake
Posted on: January 7, 2021
RN POSITION Under general supervision, provides professional
nursing care for patients adhering to national and company
standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Demonstrates
knowledge of physiological, psychological, and developmental and
age specific differences in the patient population including late
adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. Collaborates
with the interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment and
therapeutic management of patient/family needs. Supports and
adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code
of Ethics and Business Standards.
Plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and promote the continuity of
care consistent with established standards and practices.
Assesses health status by interviewing patient regarding current
status and medical history.
Collects and records nursing assessment and interventions.
Reviews and reports the results of the health status assessment and
physical examination, pertinent laboratory data, radiographic data
and psychosocial assessment of assigned patients to the
Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other
Provides psychosocial support to patients and families.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Prepares and administers therapies under the direction and
supervision of a physician.
Administers all medications/blood products using correct
medication/blood product, dosage/amount, route, time and
Assures pre-authorization and appropriate consent forms are
obtained prior to administration of therapies where applicable.
Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs,
consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and
consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems and
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains
central lines catheter devices.
Maintains accurate documentation of assigned patient care and
Applies knowledge of reimbursement procedures and charge
Maintains work environment Restocks the supply area as needed.
Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents,
biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with
a blood borne pathogen.
Maintains all disinfection protocols.
Maintains equipment according to quality control standards.
Facilitates clinical operations and patient care Manages patient
medication refill requests from the pharmacy telephone line and
records the information in the patient chart.
Assists physician with exams and procedures.
Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in and out of exam
Facilitates and schedules consultations, pre-testing, diagnostic
tests or procedures, referrals and future appointments for
Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant
information in the patient's chart.
As necessary, facilitates communication between patient/family and
interdisciplinary team and coordinates services related to patient
Assist patients in locating available community resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Key Responsibilities (Prepares and administers therapies under the
Programs portable infusion pumps for continuous drug delivery and
provides instruction to the patient and/or caregiver in the use of
the pump at home.
Demonstrates knowledge of ambulatory infusion pump use and
maintenance, cleaning pumps after use, and proper documentation of
Inter professional collaboration Assist and collaborate with
Acts as a resource to LPN/LVNs and medical assistants.
Provides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.
Participates in professional development activities and maintains
current knowledge of oncology nursing by participating in ongoing
Minimum Job Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities):
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing
education, BSN preferred.
RN state license and current registration with the State Board of
Nursing in practicing state.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Must maintain continuing education requirements.
0-3 years nursing experience, preferably at least one year in
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including
handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and
eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive
periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up
to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected
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