CPR certification required
OCN certification within two years of hire required
RN (Registered Nurse) in State of Illinois
Utilizing the nursing process, coordinates and provides specialized Oncology Nursing support services to patients in an Ambulatory Care setting. Functions as an information and education resource for the community and staff. Maintains standards of professional nursing practice. Documents complete and accurate patient information in compliance with Patient Services Department policy and other regulatory agency requirements. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities and educational experiences in support of departmental and divisional nursing philosophy and objectives, as well as, Health System initiatives. Coordinates family involvement in assessment and treatment of the patient.
Graduate from an approved School of Nursing Program. BSN is preferred but not required. At least three years of Inpatient, Outpatient Hospital, or Oncology patient care experience required.
Current RN licensure to practice in the State of Illinois. ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification required within one year of hire. OCN certification within two years of hire required. BI-annual CPR certification required.
Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing in a caring, considerate and concerned manner. Willingness to accept responsibility. Ability to direct ancillary and assistive staff and organize work assignments. Teaching and leadership skills essential to the position. Knowledge of oncology specific pharmacology, admixture and cytotoxic side effects and policies. Demonstrated skills in venous access techniques and specific oncology technical resources.