Registered Nurse

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A Registered Nurse job in Arlington Heights, IL is available courtesy of Adecco Medical & Science. Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in company-wide quality initiatives. The RN must have demonstrated/proven excellent IV skills and a license to practice in Illinois. A Biotherapy Certification would be highly desirable, but we would accept someone without oncology experience. The candidate should have actively practiced as an RN for at least 3 years. Please note that this position is an immediately need and is a minimum 3-6-month contract opportunity. The work hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00am-5:30pm.

The 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 monitors therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician.
Assists physician with exams and 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 and alternate delivering 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.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

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