This position is responsible for the administrative oversight of all patient care operations within the Infusion Center including human resource management, operations management, facilities/physical asset management, business center operations and clinical patient coordination.
Job duties include:
Assumes accountability for financial oversight of areas of responsibility including supply inventory, equipment budget preparation and implementation.
Ensures performance to annual operating budget by taking corrective action when appropriate/necessary.
Oversees the selection, supervision, development and evaluation of classified personnel. Develops, monitors and enforces productivity and performance standards. Ensures maintenance of allied health and nursing practice standards.
Develops staffing plans and justifies incremental resources.
Supervises and participates in patient care operations including issues related to patient flow, scheduling, customer, and customer service.
Ensures that operational practices are continually improved through the development, implementation and evaluation of continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Ensures compliance with institutional, divisional and unit based policies and procedures as well as external regulatory requirements.
Participates in facility and physical asset planning and maintenance. Ensures optimal utilization of assigned resources. Justifies for incremental space resources using institutional and divisional processes.
Understands all the details associated with providing phase 1 clinical trial treatments. Completes all research associated documentation thoroughly and in a timely manner. Infuses and manages the delivery of all medications to include chemotherapy, molecular targeted therapy, immunotherapy and clinical research therapy (including phase 1).
Demonstrates advanced skills in the delivery of nursing care with regard to documentation, organization, and coordination of care. Monitors patients and possess the knowledge to answer questions regarding the treatment being delivered.
Refreshes education of patient regarding chemotherapy, molecular therapy and immunotherapy. Ensures patient understanding of treatment plan, rationale and when it is important to contact the clinic while undergoing the particular treatment plan.
Assesses patient’s symptoms and triage when to call the physician caring for the patient and or encourage the use of medications previously prescribed for various symptoms management of oncologic patients. Such medications may include, but not limited to, prescriptions for anti-emetics, rashes, GI distress as well as OTC for the same. Assesses need for consultation to various supportive care therapies available at the cancer center and assist the patient to access such therapies.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, current Texas Registered Nurse license, seven (7) years experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital, nursing or ambulatory clinic. Two (2) years in a supervisory capacity. Biotherapy/Chemotherapy certification from Oncology Nursing Society.
Preferred Qualifications Bio/Chemo card and oncology nursing.
Internal Number: 20163383
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