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Oncology Nurse - RN

Company: Texas Oncology
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Texas Oncology is looking for a full-time Oncology Registered Nurseto join our team!This position will support the Central Austin location, located at 6204 Balcones Drive, Austin, TX. 78731. It is a Monday-Friday position, 8:30 am-5:00 pm., no weekends, holidays and no call. This position also offers a one-time $2,500 sign-on bonus. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?
Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks, such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program, and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

What does the Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) do?
Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care and participates in companywide quality initiatives. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

All Texas Oncology employees, except those who work from home full time or who have a medical or religious accommodation, must be fully vaccinated, as defined by the CDC, by December 3.

Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Assess and monitors therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician.
  • Assists physician with exams and procedures as needed.
  • Assists with triaging patient/family phone calls and patient portal messages and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
  • Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching.
  • Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow.
  • Coordinates all aspects of the patient's care.
  • Manages medication refills.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) will have the following background and experience:
  • Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.
  • Willing to consider a mid- or senior-level candidate.
  • Minimum 3 years of RN experience in a clinic or acute-care setting preferred.
  • Oncology RN experience strongly preferred.
  • OCN and ONS Chemotherapy/Immunotherapy 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 Texas State Board of Nursing.
  • Current BCLS (Basic Cardiac and Life Support) certification required.


Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and 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.

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Keywords: Texas Oncology, Austin , Oncology Nurse - RN, Other , Austin, Texas

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