Fairview Health Services RN Cancer Infusion Clinic in Edina, Minnesota

Overview

Fairview Health Services - Southdale Cancer Clinic, located in Edina, MN is a department of University of Minnesota Medical Center. We are looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to support our busy Oncology/Hematology Clinic with cancer care support services and extensive IV Infusion services. We are the largest cancer care provider in the central metro region.

  • .6 FTE (48 hours in two week, 6 shifts ) , 8 hr shifts

  • Benefit eligible

  • M-F, Day shifts starting between 700-900 am, occasional limited weekend (S/S) not anymore than e/o

  • Offers competitive compensation

  • Reports to the Patient Care Supervisor of the Edina clinic

  • Our team includes several MD’s, Medical Assistants, RN’s, Pharmacist and Social Worker.

University of Minnesota Health Cancer Care is a specialized team of doctors, nurses, researchers and health care professionals committed to providing life-saving care to people with cancer. Through our pioneering work in cancer research, our experts have transformed the way cancer is treated. Our patients have access to the latest most advanced treatment options, clinical trials and technology to ensure the best possible outcomes.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Nursing duties related to Infusion Chemotherapy assignments include (but not limited to);

Manages complex medication and infusion therapies; such as antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies chemotherapy and cytotoxic agents, blood products, infusion therapies (central lines, ports, peripheral IV placement and infusion devices) and associated medications to the adult and pediatric oncology population.

Rooming and educating patients/families

Simultaneously manages multiple infusions and daily flow of the infusion center ensuring the highest level of patient satisfaction and experience.

Displays critical thinking skills while managing and accessing patients with acute and chronic pain by using consistent pain tool.

Collaborates with patient/family and health care team to validate outcomes and develop and execute a plan of care which include; follow up and consultant appointments, patient education, complex procedures and lab draws.

Assesses and delivers health care through telephone encounters with patients and families, using the nursing process framework and specialty knowledge.

Directs and delegates duties as appropriate

Documents triage advice/recommendations in the medical record and makes referrals while working as liaison between patients and providers.

Manages orders including accurate transcription of faxed orders, therapy and treatment plans.

Adheres to applicable policy and procedures related to medical and infusion therapy.

Maintains a high level of “PICC” competency and placement techniques.

Provide emergent care in the event of anaphylaxis reaction.

Recognizes and incorporates ethical principles within the delivery of care

Other duties include while working with patients being seen for a CLINIC visit and through telephone /electronic communications, along with rooming, completing education and teaching with patients/families;

Recognizes and incorporates ethical principles within the delivery of care.

Uses EMR to update the medical records so must be comfortable using computers

Qualifications

Minimum Experience:

2 -3 years of RN experience in chemo administration and infusion experience including; competency with IV insertions such as central lines, picc, ports, peripheral IV placement and infusion devices. Experience in administering antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, chemo therapy, blood products and associated medications.

Experience working with adult population /patients

Minimum Licensure/certification/registration:

Current Oncology Certified Nurse Certification or ability to obtain OCN certification within 1-2 years of date of hire based on FTE appointment

Ability to provide written validation of current basic life support competency for healthcare providers

Minimum Education:

Current MN RN licensure or by start date

Prefer:

BSN or willingness to obtain in near future

Experience working in an ambulatory care setting

ONS/ONCC chemotherapy biotherapy certification

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-21802

Profession Nursing (RN/LPN)

Speciality Nursing-Clinics/Urgent Care/Walk-In-Care

Location Fairview offices and clinics at Physicians Building

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Clinic - IV - Oncology