Cedars-Sinai Registered Nurse II - Outpatient Oncology Clinic - Tarzana, CA in Encino, California
Do you have a passion for the highest clinical quality and patient happiness? Would you like to use your expert clinical competencies with an organization known nationally for excellence in cancer treatment, research and education? We would be happy to hear from you! Please consider the following exciting opportunity with one of the most outstanding and dynamic places to work in California as your next career move.
The Clinical Nurse II, a Registered Nurse, will function to assist oncology patients in receiving medical care and treatment. She/he will interact directly with patients, both in person and at the time of clinical appointments and visits, as well as by telephone, to respond to inquiries. This position functions as an Oncology Registered Nurse performing professional clinical duties in the infusion clinic to provide quality patient care.
Summary of Essential Duties:
Oversee Medical Assistants and LVNs in infusion center
Review charts each afternoon prior to the day’s appointment
Ensure that protocol is signed off by physician and authorization obtained from billing office
Carry out physicians’ orders in a professional and timely manner
Accurate and timely completion of daily charge slips
Draw blood samples as appropriate and perform phlebotomies
Maintain scheduling of chemotherapy treatments, outside labs and other tests as needed
Respond to patient telephone calls and intervene appropriately for that patient’s specific needs in a timely manner
Alert physician as needed to patient needs that require physician intervention
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required
Current, unrestricted California RN License required
Current ONS Bio-Chemotherapy Certification required
BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross required
Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred
A minimum of 1 year of experience in Oncology nursing required
Experience and proficiency required in peripheral IV/central line access and phlebotomy
Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, Oncology, Cancer, Outpatient, Chemotherapy, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, CA, California
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