Responsible for providing professional nursing care to clinic patients under supervision of physicians and Patient/Clinical Services Manager. Assesses patient's general condition and takes vital signs and weight. Assists physicians with examinations, diagnostic procedures and treatments. Provides basic patient care as ordered. Documents all activities/interventions, patient/family responses, medication dispensed/prescribed, etc., in the medical record. Promotes wellness by providing patient education materials, communicating physician advice/instructions. Adheres to infection control/safety guidelines, and confidentiality policies. Experience administering chemotherapy preferred, but not required.
2) Telephone Triage RN Job Summary
Responsible for providing professional nursing care for clinic patients following established standards and practices. Triage nurse will handle phone calls from the patients/family members who are seeking medical information and medical attention. Assist physicians and staff in coordinating patient care. Function as primary liaison between patients, staff and physicians. Provides support to chemotherapy clinic. Obtains prior authorization for oral medications. Duties include, but are not limited to: answering phones, scheduling appointments, phone triage. Provides information to patients so they may fully utilize and benefit from clinic services, including support services and palliative treatments. Conveys a positive image of clinic.
Infusion RN Requirements:
Must be licensed with Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners
Experience administering chemotherapy preferred, but not required.
Must be able to communicate with patients, peers, physicians and the general public
Must have telephone communication and etiquette skills
Must have basic computer skills, including word processing, keyboarding and ability to learn computerized scheduling and charting system.
Must have professional appearance
Must be capable of managing multiple tasks
Must be a team player
Telephone Triage RN Requirements:
At least 1 year of oncology experience strongly preferred.
Triage experience required
Must be willing to participate with other team members in clinic and practice activities.
Must have strong communication oral & written communication skills.
Must have ability to identify problems and recommend solutions.
Must have strong computer skills, including word processing, keyboarding and ability to learn computerized scheduling system. Microsoft Excel & Google Sheets a must.
Must have a professional appearance, ability to manage multiple tasks and be a team player.
Must have RN license with the Texas Board of Nursing.
Must have strong critical thinking skills.
Must be able to develop connections with patients and provide emotional clinical support and ability to discuss end of life/palliative treatments and drug procedures
Experience in prior authorization, navigating through treatment
Previous experience in chart auditing
Must have good communication skills with outside providers
Internal Number: 07202021
About The Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
The Center has more than 25 cancer specialists and more than 150 health care professionals representing many different areas of medical and administrative services across 9 locations throughout North Texas. Our providers are committed to remaining on the forefront of cancer fighting technologies, groundbreaking research and integrated therapies, offering patients across North Texas access to one of the nation’s most highly respected cancer centers.