Virginia Oncology Associates, the largest group of medical professionals in Hampton Roads and Northeast North Carolina devoted exclusively to cancer care and blood disorders, has an exciting opportunity for a LPN for our office located in Norfolk.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides general nursing care to patients.
Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
Observes, records, and reports patients condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.
Completes paperwork including but not limited to FMLA, disability, Home Health/Hospice, and transfusion orders
Screens patients for appropriate information.
Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls.
Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and medication changes.
Arranges transfusions and hospital admissions upon request
Assures appropriate consent has been obtained prior to treatment or procedures
Prepares exam rooms including re-stocking of treatment areas.
Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians.
Arranges for pre-authorizations and pre-certifications of hospital admissions as needed.
High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate from an accredited school for practical nursing.
Requires a minimum of three years experience as a practical nurse in a hospital or clinic setting.
Phlebotomy experience preferred.
Current LPN state license and registration with the State Board of Practical Nursing in practicing state.
Current CPR certification required.
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: MCKEA00877704
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually