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RN - Oncology / Infusion (PRN)

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview:

Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center. Our award-winning hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the country.

This Position Offers:

This position is PRN status.

Job Overview:

The Chemo/Infusion RN, provides professional nursing care in accordance with known/accepted standards of practice and AVH policy. Utilizes the Nursing Process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care. Works in support of the medical staff treatment plan and makes recommendations for changes to medical treatment plan as appropriate. Educates patients and family around the plan of care and disease management. Actively supports the nursing philosophy by striving for excellence in patient care, professional development, interpersonal relations, time management, and continuous quality improvement. The Chemo/Infusion RN, under the supervision of the Oncology Nurse Practitioner and the Clinical Director of Outpatient Clinics assists with the daily operations of the clinic including: patient care and education, triaging telephone calls, assisting with scheduling and billing of procedures, and preparing and maintaining medical records for the patients.

Primary Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Fully competent in the primary nurse role on unit; performs patient and family assessment and problem identification, plans care accordingly; implements and evaluates plan of care, so that problems are resolved.
  • Records pertinent clinical documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements, professional standards and hospital policy and scans documents appropriately. In the Chemo/Infusion Clinic, documentation includes the face sheet, medication reconciliation, and patient summary after the 3rd visit, patient assessment and care form, medication refill, and patient education.
  • Prioritizes patient situations and takes appropriate action in an efficient, effective manner.
  • Responds to clinical needs of patients in accord with experience, nursing standards, and hospital/nursing policies and procedures.
  • Makes value-added resource decisions for patient care with respect to supplies, equipment, and acuity of care.
  • Assists with receptionist/scheduling duties as needed including preparing medical records, filing, scheduling appointments, and accurately charging.
  • Care requires competency in Meditech and Galactica to obtain results and charge appropriately.
  • The Oncology RN provides individualized assistance to patients and their families and coordinated care for the patient to facilitate clinical and supportive care services.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Current Colorado RN License (or Compact) required
  • ONS Chemotherapy course completion within 3 months of hire
  • Oncology Nurse Certification preferred within 2 years of hire
  • Required certifications through American Heart Association:
    • BLS

Benefits & Compensation:

Our hire-in rates of pay are based on years of relevant experience. Listed below are our hire-in rates for the position, which includes: minimum pay (no relevant experience) and mid-point (12 or more years).

PRN Minimum = $34.27/hr

PRN Mid-Point = $44.57/hr

PRN Benefits: As an employee you will be eligible to purchase discounted bus passes for transportation to and from work, discounted ski pass options, 457B, and also participate in a number of AVH hosted programs including cell phone discounts or computer software.

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , RN - Oncology / Infusion (PRN), Other , Aspen, Colorado

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