Overview: Facing cancer takes great strength and courage. It also takes an exceptional team of caregivers using the most advanced cancer treatment options, clinical trials, and research protocols. We are looking for a Registered Nurse that focuses on bringing understanding and peace to patients and their families during what may seem like a confusing and challenging time.
About Us: Our mission is to increase access to and advance the delivery of high-quality cancer care in America. As part of US Oncology, one of the nation's largest health care services networks dedicated exclusively to cancer treatment and research, we can quickly bring the latest advances in cancer care to our patients. Most importantly, we understand the special needs of cancer patients, and are devoted to caring for the whole person, not just the disease. Our physicians and staff treat patients in over 28 locations throughout the state including Glendale, Goodyear, Green Valley, Mesa, Phoenix, Prescott Valley, Tempe, and Tucson.
Benefits: We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefit package that includes, 401K Profit Sharing Plan, Critical Care Insurance, Dental Insurance, Health Spending Account, Legal Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medical Insurance, Paid Time Off Plan, Short and Long-Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision Insurance.
To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care. Responsibilities: In your job, you will have the ability to make a difference in a patient's journey by:
Assess and monitor therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician.
Document all elements of care in the patient record focusing on accuracy and compliance; triage patient/family phone calls as needed and document relevant information in the patient's chart.
Evaluate patient/family needs and provide education.
Maintain efficient and appropriate patient flow while focusing on patient safety.
Partner with physicians to assist with exams and procedures.
Perform venipuncture; access implanted ports and maintain central venous access devices and alternate delivering systems.
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 pump usage.
Qualifications: This position allows all levels of experience .
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education.
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required within 3 months of hire.
Current RN state license with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
What You Bring to the Team:
Experience and knowledge in infusion and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred.
Demonstrate knowledge of reimbursement procedures and charge capture.
Demonstrate awareness of community resources available to patients and assist with referrals if necessary.
Maintain current knowledge of oncology nursing by participating in ongoing educational opportunities.
The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. Masks are required in all Arizona Oncology facilities regardless of vaccination status. Candidates who accept employment including current employees who are applying for internal positions, are required to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination prior to their start date. Religious and medical exemptions are available to those who meet the criteria.