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Registered Nurse (3057)

IV Therapy Nurse | Arlington Heights, IL | Contract

Job Description
Registered Nurse
Work Location: Arlington Heights, IL

Job Summary/Description
Under general supervision, 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.

Job Duties/Responsibilities/Functions (including but not limited to)
• Demonstrates knowledge of age specific differences in the patient population including physiological and developmental differences unique to each group.
• Assess and monitors therapy of patients using appropriate technical skills under the direction and supervision of a physician.
• Assists physician with exams and procedures.
• Maintains efficient and appropriate patient flow.
• Demonstrates knowledge of reimbursement procedures and charge capture.
• Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central venous access devices and alternate delivering systems.
• Documents all elements of care.
• Communicates all pertinent information and any interventions to the physician or mid-level provider;
• Serves as a resource person to the medical assistants and LPNs.
• Triages patient/family phone calls as needed and documents relevant information in the patient's chart.
• Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching.
• Demonstrates awareness of community resources available to patients and assists with referrals if necessary.
• Provides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.
• Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents, biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with a blood borne pathogen.
• Maintains current knowledge of oncology nursing by participating in ongoing educational opportunities.
• Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.
• Maintains patient confidentiality. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Current RN License to practice in Illinois
• Actively practice as an RN for at least 3 years
• Candidate MUST have excellent IV insertion and medication skill, Phlebotomy, and experience with accessing ports.
• Highly Desired but Not Required: Oncology experience.
• Biotherapy Certification would be highly desirable, but we would accept someone without oncology experience.

About InGenesis
InGenesis is dedicated to placing people in positions that preserve life, improve lives and inspire others. This does not happen without passionate people, skilled colleagues who are motivated to create innovative solutions and deliver superior service to our clients. Founded in 1998, InGenesis manages thousands of employees, including pioneering healthcare, science, technology and pharma professionals. The workforce solutions company includes almost half of the Fortune 500 in its nearly 300 clients. It is recognized as one of the largest healthcare staffing firms, and InGenesis is the largest minority/women owned healthcare staffing firm in North America.

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.