Direct patient care duties for the Hematology/Oncology/Transplant patients requiring infusion. Other specialties include rheumatology, dermatology, immunology, etc. Infusions include administration of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, blood transfusions, injectables and supportive care. The infusion center also manage the care of autologous transplant patients from conditioning, stem cell infusion to cell recovery. Nurses are collaborative team members to coordinate with multidisciplinary team to plan and satisfy care needs from a holistic view.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or MSN required. Current active California RN licensure required. BLS required.
2 years or greater of oncology experience required 2 years of chemotherapy infusion experience required Active chemotherapy/Biotherapy Certification required
Clinical skills applicable to nursing specialty, Oncology. Ability to perform historical, physical and behavioral status assessments of patients using appropriate framework. Demonstrated skill in the delivery of patient care, utilizing team, and total, primary or functional systems. Skill in implementing appropriate nursing interventions on a consistent basis. Writing skills to document accurately interventions and patient response. Ability to develop and implement and evaluate patient care plan actively involving patients, family and staff. Knowledge of POMR charting. Skill in setting priorities, organizing interventions and direct staff. Ability to work effectively with stress and in crisis situations. Ability to comply with departmental standards on punctuality, attendance, dress codes, varied work schedules and nursing practices. Knowledge and practice in the proper use of safe body mechanics. Original degree official transcripts from nursing program required upon hire.
Original degree official transcripts from nursing program required upon hire.
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