Registered Nurse – Intermediate (1404rs)
Nursing | San Antonio, TX | Full Time and Temporary
REGISTERED NURSE INTERMEDIATE
San Antonio, Texas
We have immediate openings for a Registered Nurse (Intermediate level nurse) with Clinical Oncology/Hematology experience.
Assessment of Oncology patient health needs, utilizing specialized knowledge and skills; Discuss patient conditions with Physicians, Clinicians and Nursing Supervisor; Assist in the coordination of treatment and ensuring required authorizations are obtained; Acting as Patient Advocate as needed; Ensure clinic work flow runs smoothly and provide supervision of assigned Medical Assistant; Work closely with Medical Assistant to ensure chart preparation is complete and ready for clinic; Assist with IV’s and accessing CVC if needed; Work closely with assigned Scheduler to ensure referrals, follow-up on appointments and diagnostic tests to ensure they are scheduled according to Medical provider/Mid-level orders. Triage patient calls and work closely with call center team members; Call-in prescriptions and refills as needed for patient care; Assist and arrange for hospital admissions as needed; obtain prior authorizations as needed for medications, diagnostic tests and other medical procedures; follow-up on diagnostic tests, labs and ensure they are reported to the Medical Provider.
Schedule patients for chemotherapy/blood transfusions; provide patients with education on chemotherapy regimens; Assist and ensure consents are obtained for new chemotherapy regimens; ensure chemotherapy/blood transfusion orders are delivered; Attend tumor board per Medical Provider discretion; Cross-cover other nurses as needed.
- Associates Degree with minimum 3 years’ experience of professional nursing experience in Clinical Programs and Services required
- Bachelor of Science – Nursing highly preferred with minimum 1-year experience in clinical Oncology/Hematology preferred
- Current Texas Registered Nurse license required
- Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) Certification preferred
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification required. Prefer Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification preferred
- Current immunizations including Annual PPD, Annual flu shot, Hep B Series, TDAP, MMR, Varicella-Zoster
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