RN - Cancer Care & Infusion

  • Northfield Hospital & Clinics
  • Northfield, MN 55057, USA
  • Feb 11, 2020

Job Description

The Cancer Center and Infusion RN provides professional nursing care and coordinates the delivery of oncology treatments and other infusion therapies to assigned patients, following established standards and protocols. This position provides age-specific and developmentally appropriate care for late adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Responsibilities: Assesses patient’s condition based upon observation, examination, and / or interview, laboratory findings, and other pertinent information Identifies and consistently recognizes changes in normal and abnormal parameters in the patient’s physiological and psychological condition. Uses professional judgment and critical thinking to prepare, prioritize and execute the patient’s plan of care consistent with patient assessment data and physician’s treatment plans and professional standards of evidence based practice Implements nursing interventions to achieve progress toward expected patient outcomes or to stabilize a patient’s condition and/or prevent complications Renders professional nursing care including administering medications, starting intravenous fluids and blood products Evaluates and documents patient’s response to nursing care and modifies or revises treatment plans, and / or contacts physicians as circumstances require Provides and documents patient/family education based on diagnosis, treatment plan or prescribed medical regimen in accordance with patient/family readiness and ability to learn Qualifications: Current RN license with the Minnesota Board of Nursing, in good standing Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification for Health Care Providers (if not current will need to obtain in the first 6 months) Oncology Nursing Certification Required Preferred Bachelor's of Nursing Degree Schedule: Various Days, Schedule Monday-Friday Must be able to work 2 shifts per 4 week period, which includes taking call

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