Utilizes current nursing practices to provide outpatient Oncology chemotherapy. While focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation. As a contributing member of the Oncology health care team, functions in the role of patient advocate by being in the position of initial contact for patient-related issues. Recognizes and consistently applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.
Position Responsibilities: Patient Care & Assessment - Conducts comprehensive initial and ongoing assessments of patient and family need for service. Plan of Care - Obtains information from patient and/or family to develop an appropriate patient plan of treatment. Coordination of Care - Performs required documentation and communicates in a competent and effective manner to meet patient and/or family needs and regulatory requirements. Quality Improvement ? Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality and cost outcomes. Discharge Planning - Identifies discharge planning needs as part of the care plan development and properly notifies patient and family members. Education - Assesses patient and family in order to provide health education to promote their independence and safety with self care.
Minimum Education: Bachelors Degree Minimum Experience: Required: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Licensure/Certifications: Required: Valid Illinois State Drivers License,CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation),Current Registered Nurse License State of Illinois, OCN certification, Biotherapy/chemotherapy certified
Internal Number: 00064214
About Loyola Medicine
Our distinction as a nationally ranked academic medical center combined with our role as a nonprofit Catholic healthcare provider gives Loyola Medicine a mission unique to the Chicago area. Our doctors belong to the faculty of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, which allows them to teach the next generation of physicians and to lead meaningful clinical research. Their expertise is as noted as their compassion. Together with our entire staff, they fulfill our mission to treat the whole person with compassion—to "also treat the human spirit."
Loyola is more than a medical center. We are a medical home that reaches throughout the Chicago area. Loyola Medicine offers services at hospital campuses in Maywood, Melrose Park and Berwyn and convenient locations throughout the Chicago area. Some sites offer a wide range of services in one convenient location, such as Burr Ridge, Homer Glen and Oakbrook Terrace, while others offer the convenience of having your primary care doctor close to home or immediate care nearby when you need it.