Catholic Health Initiatives RN Infusion Nurse - ETCS Oncology 22698 Kingwood in KINGWOOD, Texas
RN Infusion Nurse - ETCS Oncology 22698 Kingwood
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As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
Monitoring patients’ conditions and assessing their needs
Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
Administering patients’ medications and providing treatments according to physicians’ orders
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
Mixes and administers
chemotherapy, hydration and other medications under the direction and
supervision of a physician.
- Assists physician with
exams and procedures. Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow in and
out of exam rooms.
- Records patient data
prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs,
height, weight, allergies, medication changes.
- Maintains all exam room
disinfection protocols. Assesses patients for changes in condition, including
but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates
- Maintains knowledge of
reimbursement procedures. Completes all chemotherapy charge forms. Assures
pre-authorization and appropriate consent forms are obtained prior to
administration of therapies.
- Demonstrates knowledge
of ambulatory infusion pump use and maintenance, cleaning pumps after use, and
proper documentation of pump usage.
- Facilitates dose
modification by assessing patient, assessing labs, consulting protocol or
treatment plan, calculating dose, and consulting physician regarding dosage
modifications, problems, and symptom management.
- Performs venipuncture,
accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.
- Administers all
medications/blood products using correct medication/blood product,
dosage/amount, route, time and technique.
- Displays appropriate
technical skills for the administration of chemotherapy, medications and blood
products, to include, but not limited to: venipuncture, central line access and
- Programs portable
infusion pumps for continuous drug delivery and provides instruction to the
patient and/or caregiver in the use of the pump at home.
- Documents nursing
assessments, patient teaching and fluid and medication administration in the
patient chart. Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to
- Assures nursing charges
are accurate and complete on patient fee slips. Acts as a resource person to
the medical assistants.
- Triages patient phone
calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.
Additional requirements for this role include:
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
Graduate of an accredited nursing program
Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred
Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas
Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.
Primary Location TEXAS-KINGWOOD
Daily Schedule Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 1800000422
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.