Part-Time Pediatric Oncology Registered Nurse

A Part-Time Pediatric Oncology Registered Nurse position job in Irving, TX is available courtesy of Adecco Medical & Science. In this role, you will provide professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty, that recognizes physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care. Participates in companywide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Flexible shift and will be working 1-2 days/week. May assist in recovery room on a PRN basis. This is a minimum 3-6-month+ contract role starting in December 2019.

The Part-Time Pediatric Oncology Registered Nurse job responsibilities include:

Demonstrates knowledge of age specific differences in the patient population including physiological and developmental differences unique to each group.
Assess and monitor patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician (including weekly checks).
Implements plan of care in accordance with established standards, guidelines, protocols, and procedures based on actual and potential problems.
Assists with procedures.
Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow.
Demonstrates knowledge of reimbursement procedures and charge capture.
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central venous access devices as well as alternate delivery systems.
Documents all elements of care.
Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician or mid-level provider.
Serves as a resource person to the medical assistants and LPNs.
Triages patient/family phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching.
Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary.
Provides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.
Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents, biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with a blood borne pathogen.
Maintains current knowledge of oncology nursing by participating in ongoing educational opportunities.
Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Reports variances


Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.
Pediatric oncology experience required (will assist will some adult oncology patients)
Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred.
PALS Certification preferred or will obtain within 90 days if hired on as permanent employee

Current RN state license with the State Board of Nursing in practicing state.
Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac and Life Support) certification required within 3 months of hire.


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