Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care has an exciting opportunity for an experienced PRN RN in Boulder.
Comprehensive Care, Proven Outcomes
Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers (RMCC) is Colorado's largest and most comprehensive provider of cancer care with 53 physicians, in more than 20 community-based locations across the state.
Our history is rich in forward thinking and best practice development. We were formed in 1992 when a group of independent medical oncology practices joined together to become a network of community-based clinic sites. This practice model has stood the test of time and continues to have proven clinical and economic benefit for patients, employers and payers today.
Why Choose Us
RMCC provides a coordinated, strategic approach to cancer care, which promotes optimal patient outcomes and survivorship through evidence based measures. We are a physician led and owned practice and value the collaborative relationships we have built with other organizations and physicians in our community. As an additional strength we are part of The US Oncology Network (USON), one of the nation's largest networks of integrated community-based oncology practices dedicated to advancing high-quality, evidence-based patient care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Mixes and administers chemotherapy, hydration and other medications under the direction and supervision of a physician. -Maintains knowledge of reimbursement procedures. Completes all chemotherapy charge forms. Assures pre-authorization and appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to administration of therapies. Demonstrates knowledge of ambulatory infusion pump use and maintenance, cleaning pumps after use, and proper documentation of pump usage. -Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems and symptom management. Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices. -Administers all medications/blood products using correct medication/blood product, dosage/amount, route, time and technique. Displays appropriate technical skills for the administration of chemotherapy, medications and blood products, to include, but not limited to: venipuncture, central line access and infusion devices. -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. Documents nursing assessments, patient teaching and fluid and medication administration in the patient chart. Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician. -Assures nursing charges are accurate and complete on patient fee slips. Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart. -Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other instructional material. Manages patient medication refill requests from the pharmacy telephone line and records the information in the patient chart.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education. Minimum of three years nursing. All candidates are required to pass a drug screen and background check prior to hire.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00877960
About New York Oncology Hematology
New York Oncology Hematology (NYOH) is the leading provider of community-based cancer care and blood disorder services. With seven convenient locations in Albany, Amsterdam, Clifton Park in Saratoga County, Hudson, Rexford and Troy, our team of 32 physicians and 350 cancer care specialists see more than 100,000 cancer visits a year.
NYOH has always been at the forefront of cancer care. More than 30 years ago, we began as the region’s first oncology practice in a community setting (outside a hospital). A few years later, we offered the first radiation treatment outside a hospital setting.
Today, we continue our commitment of providing world class care, close to home. We offer the region’s largest clinical research and drug trial operation, only stem cell transplant program and only neuro-oncology care. We recently brought the first Varian Truebeam Radiotherapy System to our new practice: Clifton Park in Saratoga County.
Our medical staff includes 32 board certified physicians who specialize in the care of patients with cancer (medical oncology and radiation oncology) and blood-related disorders (hematology). With a patient care team of more than 350 oncology certified nurse...s, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, radiation therapists and support personnel, we are able to provide the personal level of care our patients need during treatment.