Oncology RN - Southside - Virginia Oncology Associates
The US Oncology Network
February 12, 2018
Virginia Oncology Associates, the largest group of medical professionals in Hampton Roads and Noretheast North Carolina devoted exclusively to cancer care and blood disorders, has an exciting opportunity for an Oncology RN for our offices in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. This position will require the ability to travel to multiple practice locations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Administers chemotherapy, hydration, and other medications under the direction and supervision of a physician
Assesses and monitors therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician
Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans and drug reactions. Initiates appropriate action.
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central venous access devices and alternate delivering systems
Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow
Phone triage as assigned
Documents all elements of care
Serves as a resource to the Medical Assistants
Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician or advanced practice provider
Assesses patient and family needs
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education required; BSN preferred
Oncology experience strongly preferred
Current RN state license required
Current BCLS certification required
OCN certification preferred
Must be willing to travel between offices as required
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.