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Oncology Nurse Care Cordinator

Company: Minnesota Oncology
Location: Sherman
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
MINNESOTA ONCOLOGY
Minnesota Oncology offers its employees an exciting, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. We are currently looking for a registered nurse with passion for the healthcare field and someone that can commit to personal accountability and integrity. An ideal candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication skills with an ability to collaborate and work in a team based environment.
Come join this dynamic team who is passionate about providing exceptional care to our patients. No nights, holidays, or weekends!
Why Work for Us?
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes -

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability Coverage
  • 401k plan that comes with Profit Sharing
  • Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program and Discount Program to some of your favorite retailers Responsibilities:
    • Documents nursing assessments and patient teaching in the patient chart. Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician
    • Assures nursing charges are accurate and complete on patient fee slips
    • Provide professional nursing care for patients following established standards and practices
    • Acts as a resource person to the medical assistants
    • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart
    • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material
    • Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary
    • Manages patient medication refill requests from the pharmacy
    • Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations
    • Works closely regarding patient care needs for clinic patients being seen by both MD's and APP
    • Provides psychosocial and emotional support to patients as well as providing referral to appropriate resources
    • Provides detailed education for both IV and oral chemotherapy
    • Maintains patient confidentiality
    • Administration of chemotherapy and other therapeutic drugs
    • Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in clinic
    • Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient and labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose and infusing medications and consulting physician regarding dose modifications, problems, and symptom management
    • Assures nursing charges are accurate and complete on charge tickets
    • Acts as a resource for MA and LPN staff
    • Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in patient's chart
    • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching, instructional materials, and community resource information
    • Cross train in the collaborative nursing area as available Qualifications:
      • Graduate from an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred
      • Current MN licensure and registration required
      • Current or pending OCN certification preferred
      • Current CPR certification required
      • 2-3 years of nursing experience with IV experience preferred
      • Knowledge of basic computer programs is also required
        Additional Attributes:
        • Strong desire to learn
        • Flexibility
        • Ability to multi-task
        • Strong Organizational Skills
        • Self-starter
        • Strong Basic Mathematic Skills
        • Dependable
        • Detail-oriented
          Working Conditions:
          Environment (Office, warehouse, etc.) -
          The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. There is a possible exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment.
          Physical Requirements:
          (Lifting, standing, etc.) -
          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 range.
          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 veteran status.

Keywords: Minnesota Oncology, Allen , Oncology Nurse Care Cordinator, Healthcare , Sherman, Texas

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