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 Safety Nurse in our office in Virginia Beach.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Review all chemotherapy orders prior to administration to ensure completeness and accuracy.
Confirm the regimen is consistent with currently accepted medical practice as evidenced by safety and efficacy data published in peer reviewed medical literature.
Review all initial orders, clinical information and treatment plans
Confirm BSA calculation based on height and weight.
Assess the medication use process and recommend process improvements as needed.
Serve as a practice-wide resource for chemotherapy safety issues.
Registered Nurse with at least five years of oncology-related experience.
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education required; BSN preferred
Must be Oncology Certified Nurse or must obtain OCN status within one year from date of hire.
Current RN state license required
Current BCLS certification required
Category: Clinical *N *HEC *CB 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: MCKEA00877708
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