Fairview Health Services  RN Cancer Infusion Clinic in Twin Cities, Minnesota

JobTitle RN Cancer Infusion Clinic

Specialty NURSING-Clinics/Urgent Care

Location Fairview offices and clinics at Southdale Place

Department Clinic - IV - Oncology

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Shift Day

Date Posted 06/11/2018

Job Number 18-72534

Job Description:

An RN in our growing Cancer and Infusion Clinic in Edina, MN will provide or assist with professional nursing care in an ambulatory setting with complex medical/surgical conditions such as hematology and oncology disorders and medical infusion patients. While supporting patients being seen for a regular Clinic visits and/or infusion/chemotherapy treatments.

Day shift, variable start times and schedule. M-F with a limited weekend (S/S) rotation, but may be subject to change. 48 hours in two weeks, Benefit eligible

Some 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;

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

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.

Recognizes and incorporates ethical principles within the delivery of care.

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

Job 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.

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

Prefer:

BSN or willingness to obtain in near future

Experience working in an ambulatory care setting

About Fairview Health Services

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 11 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/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.