M Health Fairview Cancer Center - Edina is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to support our busy Oncology/Hematology Clinic with cancer care support services and extensive IV Infusion services. We are the largest cancer care provider in the central metro region. This position is a combination role to work with clinic visits, care coordination and infusion/chemotherapies.
.8 FTE (64 hours in two week), 8 hour shifts
M-F, Day shifts starting between 700-900 am, occasional limited weekend (S/S) not any more than e/o
Offers competitive compensation
Reports to the Clinical Manager of Edina Cancer Center
Our team includes several MDs, Medical Assistants, RNs, Pharmacist and Social Worker.
University of Minnesota Health Cancer Care is a specialized team of doctors, nurses, researchers and health care professionals committed to providing life-saving care to people with cancer. Through our pioneering work in cancer research, our experts have transformed the way cancer is treated. Our patients have access to the latest most advanced treatment options, clinical trials and technology to ensure the best possible outcomes.
Nursing duties related to Infusion Chemotherapy assignments include (but not limited to);
Manages complex medication and infusion therapies; such as antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies chemotherapy and cytotoxic agents, blood products, infusion therapies (central lines, ports, peripheral IV placement and infusion devices) and associated medications to the adult and pediatric oncology population.
Simultaneously manages multiple infusions and daily flow of the infusion center ensuring the highest level of patient satisfaction and experience.
Adheres to applicable policy and procedures related to medical and infusion therapy.
Maintains a high level of PICC competency and placement techniques.
Provide emergent care in the event of anaphylaxis reaction.
Recognizes and incorporates ethical principles within the delivery of care
Other duties include while working with patients being seen for a CLINIC visit and through telephone /electronic communications, along with rooming, completing education and teaching with patients/families;
Recognizes and incorporates ethical principles within the delivery of care.
Rooming and educating patients/families
Uses EMR to update the medical records so must be comfortable using computers
Displays critical thinking skills while managing and accessing patients with acute and chronic pain by using consistent pain tool.
Collaborates with patient/family and health care team to validate outcomes and develop and execute a plan of care which include; follow up and consultant appointments, patient education, complex procedures and lab draws.
Assesses and delivers health care through telephone encounters with patients and families, using the nursing process framework and specialty knowledge.
Directs and delegates duties as appropriate
Documents triage advice/recommendations in the medical record and makes referrals while working as liaison between patients and providers.
Manages orders including accurate transcription of faxed orders, therapy and treatment plans.
Minimum Experience: 2 -3 years of RN experience in chemo administration and infusion experience including; competency with IV placement and use of central lines, picc's, ports, and infusion devices.
Experience working in an ambulatory care setting
Experience in administering antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, chemo therapy, blood products and associated medications.
Experience working with adult population /patients
Minimum Licensure/certification/registration: Current Oncology Certified Nurse Certification or ability to obtain OCN certification within 1-2 years of date of hire based on FTE appointment Ability to provide written validation of current basic life support competency for healthcare providers
Minimum Education: Current MN RN licensure or by start date
Prefer: BSN or willingness to obtain in near future
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.