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Overview: OHC is now hiring a Treatment RN to work in our treatment suite at our Kenwood Practice. Our Treatment RN's play an important role in the treatment of our patients. Our RN's prepare and administer infusions and therapies, assesses patient / family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material to our patients going through treatment. OHC has been fighting cancer on the front lines for more than 38 years. We are now one of the nation's largest independent oncology practices, as well as the region's premier source of treatment for nearly every form of adult cancer and complex blood disorder. At its heart, our approach to cancer care is simple - to surround our patients with everything they need so they can focus on what matters most: beating cancer!
Why choose OHC?
You take care of our patients, so we take care of you. OHC's benefits include:
3 Health Insurance Plans to choose from
2 Dental and 2 Vision insurance plans
A company matched 401K plan
Profit sharing plan for clinical employees
Company paid short term / long term disability / life insurance
A generous PTO plan
Professional Development Program
Nationwide Discounts at your favorite hotels, resorts and retailers just for being an OHC employee
Yearly merit raises
Opportunities for advancement
Responsibilities: Key Responsibilities
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 provider.
Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material.
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 technique.
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 symptom management
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.
Maintains accurate documentation of assigned patient care and treatments provided.
Applies knowledge of reimbursement procedures and charge capture.
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 rooms.
Facilitates and schedules consultations, pre-testing, diagnostic tests or procedures, referrals and future appointments for patients.
Triage's 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 care.
Assist patients in locating available community resources.
Other duties as assigned.
Inter professional collaboration
Assist and collaborate with clinical research.
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 educational opportunities.
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.
Business Experience -
0-3 years nursing experience, preferably at least one year in oncology
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.