Large oncology practice in DFW area has openings for 2 oncology nurses. Responsible for providing professional nursing care to clinic patients under supervision of physicians and Patient/Clinical Services Manager. Assesses patient's general condition and takes vital signs and weight. Assists physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments. Provides basic patient care as ordered. Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record. Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions. Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies. Experience administering chemotherapy preferred but not required.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Must be licensed with Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners
Must be certified to administer chemotherapy.
Must be able to communicate with patients, peers, physicians and the general public
Must have telephone communication and etiquette skills
Must have basic computer skills, including word processing, keyboarding and ability to learn computerized scheduling and charting system.
Must have professional appearance
Must be capable of managing multiple tasks
Must be a team player
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary, based on experience. Retention bonus available. Competitive benefits and retirement package. Positions in Arlington & Weatherford clinics.
The Center has more than 25 cancer specialists and more than 150 health care professionals representing many different areas of medical and administrative services across 9 locations throughout North Texas. Our providers are committed to remaining on the forefront of cancer fighting technologies, groundbreaking research and integrated therapies, offering patients across North Texas access to one of the nation’s most highly respected cancer centers.