RN Oncology IV Chemotherapy

The CHEMOTHERAPY NURSE provides comprehensive care in an ambulatory setting or other healthcare setting for patients experiencing oncological disease processes being treated with antineoplastic agents and other therapies. The chemotherapy nurse works under the supervision of the physician and/or department manager.

ABOUT US

For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading nurses and other healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide. Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand. If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!

We offer the following benefits:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Compensation $58.00/hour


EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing

LICENSURE: Current and unrestricted nursing license in the state of practice; OCN and ONS chemotherapy certification.

EXPERIENCE: At least two years of experience as a certified chemotherapy nurse. Must be willing and competent to administer chemotherapy to cancer patients.

CREDENTIALS: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation at the BLS/ACLS level; PALS may be required by some clients serving the pediatric population; health and screening tests as required by specific facilities and/or regulatory agencies; OCN and ONS chemotherapy certification. Covid 19 and current Flu vaccination.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Various client facility settings; possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Complies with ATC policies/procedures.

• Complies with client facility nursing policies/procedures.

• Documents accurately and completely services provided.

• Maintains confidentiality relative to patient care and facility practices in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

• Communicates information effectively to appropriate personnel.

• Provides required care while maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment.

• Provides patient services in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved

• Advocates patient rights with respect to advance directives.

• Provides continuous nursing assessments of patients' physical and emotional needs and corresponding therapeutic interventions.

• Administers chemotherapy as ordered by the physician.

• Administers immunotherapy, blood, and blood products.

• Assists in symptom management.

• Coordinates internal and external resources.

• Ability to perform phlebotomy techniques.

• Ability to access various chemotherapy ports and access lines.

• Initiates cardiopulmonary resuscitation in age appropriate manner, in accordance with facility protocols, and applicable advance directives.

• Maintains competency by participating in continuing education programs and meets state specific requirements.

• Complies with accepted ethical conduct and professional standards of nursing practice as set forth by the American Nurses Association or equivalent nursing organization.

Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice

Equal Opportunity Employer:ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE