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Lighthouse Medical Staffing

Lighthouse Medical Staffing is looking for a CO – Infusion/Oncology RN – $65,166.40 – $76,960/YR **PERMANENT POSITION  #MyCareerNearPagosaSprings #OnlineJobsNearPagosaSprings #RNJobsPagosaSprings

Position Summary: Infusion RN is responsible for outpatient infusions services including chemotherapy. Must be proficient in IV insertions for all age groups, PICC line and Port-a-Cath management, Phlebotomy, blood transfusions, performing nursing H&P/assessment, communication with ordering physicians and staff, etc. Responsible for patient teaching such as injections and all aspects of IV infusion therapy for all ages and disease processes. Demonstrates the ability to perform age specific nursing care by reviewing History & Physical (H&P) and performing a nursing assessment identifying potential patient problems and performs nursing care according to policy. Utilizes findings from the assessment to form a plan of care and follows through with discharge patient education.Provides ongoing patient education.Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in patient care.Reviews all provider orders associated with an infusion encounter, enter orders into electronic health record as needed.Communicates effectively with ordering provider to ensure that all orders are accurate and complete.Communicates with Precertification personnel to make sure all orders have passed medical necessity or have obtained prior authorization from patient’s health insurance.Demonstrates evidence-based care and the maintenance of access devise used in the oncology population.Performs Injections and IV therapy (IV starts, PICC line/Port access) utilizing aseptic technique, appropriate dose calculations, operates infusion pumps, and documents in the medical record appropriately.Administers medications according to pharmacy guidelines and per PSMC policy as applicable. Researches each medication to be given and knows the appropriate doses, times to be infused, side effects, etc. Administers chemotherapy/biotherapy per Oncology Nursing Society Guidelines and dons appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).Applies evidence-based clinical practice guidelines, symptom management tools, standards, and protocols in patient evaluation and care.Demonstrates knowledge of treatment modalities used in cancer care.Implements symptom management and monitoring parameters based on selected therapy.The nurse will utilize resources such as Lexicomp, Nursing Drug Handbooks, and PSMC pharmacist.Performs blood transfusions according to provider orders and hospital protocol.Performs therapeutic phlebotomy according to protocol.May be required to do basic wound care as needed.Uses approved abbreviations. Refer to PSMC policy: Abbreviations in the Medical Record.Must be able to communicate with patients in a positive, polite manner and act as a patient advocate. Shift: Day Specialty Type: Nursing Sub Specialties: Oncology Nurse,Infusion RN General Certifications : ACLS BLS/BCLS PALS NRP ATT Nursing Certifications : CPI ENPC RNFA TNCC AWHONN NIHSS STABLE ASLS

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