RN Oncology

Employer
Optum
Location
Everett, WA
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
2008565265
Profession
Nurse
Specialty
Oncology (Cancer)

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The Oncology department is seeking REGISTERED NURSES (RN) to join their team full time hours (30 hours) located in Everett, WA

TheONCOLOGY RNfunctions as an integral member of the healthcare team to deliver exceptional patient and is responsible for the nursing management of patients being infused with chemotherapy or biologic therapy agents, fluids and/or other medications. Provides direct patient care, consults with physicians and other nurses, sets clinical standards and is involved with education activities. Acts as liaison between patient/physician and other departments.

This role is a responsible for:

* Evaluates patient care needs. Suggests solutions to patient care problems & complaints

* Identifies & recommends solutions to departmental problems

* Assists in assessing departmental function and productivity & recommends changes as necessary

* Assesses patient/family learning needs and coordinates and carries out teaching plan

* Assessment and management of venous access devices including complications

* Performs a nursing assessment prior to each infusion and throughout procedure.

* Follows procedures related to the verification of orders and products when administering chemotherapy or other products

* Monitors patient during infusion, observing for untoward reactions

* Calculation of Body Surface Area for oncology patients

* Process prescription refills per protocol

Preferred Experience and RN Credentials:

* One or more years current clinical experience in Oncology setting preferred. (Knowledge of professional theory and practice to give & evaluate patient care. Skill in applying & modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care.)

* Telephone triage experience preferred.

* Demonstration of ongoing commitment to self-directed education in oncology and infusion practice.

* Graduation from an accredited Nursing program (RN or BSN).

* Current Washington State licensure.

* ONS Biotherapy & Chemotherapy Provider Card Oncology Nursing Certification. If not OCN upon hire, it will be an expectation of employment once eligible.

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CAREERS WITH OPTUM. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here youll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do YOUR LIFE'S BEST WORK.(SM)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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