Responsible for providing professional nursing services and therapeutic injections to the patients in the Hematology/Medical and GYN Oncology Physician clinics. The Registered nurse assesses, plans, implements and evaluates individual patient care in conjunction with and under the supervision of the physician according to policies, procedures and standards of care.
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.
Provide direct patient care under established protocols and under the supervision and direction of a physician.
Assist physician(s) during procedure.
Monitor patients per protocol.
Initiate appropriate nursing care and assist with medical care.
Provide patient and family teaching related to hematology and/or medical/GYN Oncology procedures, surgeries, chemotherapy treatment, lab and diagnostic procedures and symptom management.
Maintain appropriate and accurate written record of patient interactions, including telephone messages.
Schedule appropriate lab/diagnostic procedures.
Share relevant information concerning the patient's condition with physician, manager and other medical staff, as appropriate and indicated to ensure continuity of care.
Coordinate care with the individual patient, family and other health care providers as necessary.
Communicate with physicians and assist with follow-up on abnormal laboratory and diagnostic test results.
Interact with pharmacists to order prescriptions.
Maintain equipment, supplies and environmental safety.
Assume preceptor role for new Associates and/or Student.
Maintain professional and practice standards by participating in in-services, staff meetings and educational opportunities including committee involvement.
Assist in developing and implementing quality control and practice polices.
Work closely with the Department Manager to assess office needs and workflow improvement projects.
Assist with special projects as required by practice.
Perform other duties as assigned.Perform other duties as assigned.
*Michigan State License for Registered Nurse *Chemotherapy / Biotherapy Provider Card required within 90 days of hire *ONS Certification Preferred *BLS within 60 days of hire.
*Minimum of 2 years Outpatient Physician Clinic experience *Outpatient Oncology physician clinic experience - preferred
*Degree from an accredited school of nursing.
Specialized Knowledge and Skills
*Demonstrates positive team attitude and has interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with clients, their families, physicians and other co-workers. *Develops plan of care and includes age-specific needs, physical and safety needs as well as psychological and educational needs *Possesses the leadership skills needed to take charge of a situation when necessary, and takes the initiative and independence to follow through. *Requires visual and auditory acuity necessary to monitor a patient's condition and to operate office equipment. *Clinical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to formulate effective nursing care plans related to the field of Hematology/Oncology preferred.
Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status