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RN - Clinical Nurse (Corvallis)

Company: US Oncology
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: January 6, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

WVCI_logo (https://theusoncologynetwork.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=926&hashed=-836737511) SIGN ON BONUS AVAILABLE WE WANT THE BEST TO JOIN OUR TEAM! To get the best, we are offering a $2,500 sign-on bonus. Willamette Valley Cancer Institute and Research Center Central Oregons largest private Cancer Care Clinic group, is looking for an exceptional Registered Nurse (RN) to join the team at their Corvallis, OR location. This position is a uniquie combination of in-office clinical care coordination, patient education, case management, and triage responsibilities. This individual must possess strong multi-tasking abilities and bring positivity and passion to their work. If you want to join a team that is on the cutting edge of cancer care, while always putting the patient first, we want to hear from you! Employment Type : Full Time, 40 hrs (1.0 FTE) Benefits : M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Relocation Assistance Avaialble! Location : Corvallis, OR Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Addresses patient calls, portal messages and emails in a timely manner concerning a wide range of symptom / side effect related topics Asks appropriate, open ended questions as well as utilizes computerized algorithms/pathways to assist in the assessment of patients symptom and side effect management inquiries and documentation of such interventions. Assesses urgency of patient symptoms / side effects and addresses them appropriately, aggressively managing them to prevent unnecessary emergency department and hospital utilization Documents all conversations with patients to maintain a comprehensive medical record Provides clear instruction and education to patients via the telephone Evaluates and determines if emergency care is needed, or if the patient can be seen in the outpatient clinic Collaborates with physicians via electronic communication, face to face, or the telephone to discuss patient care needs that cannot be independently and appropriately addressed using standing orders or practice protocols Sets up same day and/or future provider/infusion room appointments to address symptom management concerns Additional duties as assigned

CRITICAL SKILLS: Strong patient assessment skills Demonstrated knowledge of oncology or applicable specialty therapies and medications, potential side effects and appropriate management / nursing interventions thereof Collaboration and coordinating with team members (providers, schedulers, etc.) Ability to identify patient concerns and symptom related problems through collection of information Incorporates critical thinking into daily activities Demonstrates an ability to quickly prioritize and re-prioritize patient needs and tasks throughout the day Ability to navigate EMR and computer software systems Ability to navigate multiple computer programs, patient and hospital portals simultaneously Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to present information in an organized framework-SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation)

Qualifications

Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred. Minimum of 5-7 years nursing experience needed. Oncology or applicable specialty experience required. Current or pending Oncology or applicable specialty certification preferred. Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred. Current RN state license with the applicable State Board of Nursing. Current CPR certification required.

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Keywords: US Oncology, Corvallis , RN - Clinical Nurse (Corvallis), Healthcare , Corvallis, Oregon

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