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Registered Nurse - Infusion
Downtown Sac, CA | Temporary Position
Responsibilities: Prepares patient for intravenous chemotherapy treatment by educating about treatment. Documents and obtains patient's history including lab results. Triages telephone calls from patients receiving chemo therapy. Reviews and sorts lab reports, radiology and other correspondence that correlates with patient visit. Initiates and administers pre-medications ordered by the physician prior to treatment. Administers chemotherapy infusion while continuously monitoring patient vital signs, and observing patient for signs and symptoms of adverse reaction to treatment as ordered by the physician. Discontinues infusion when prescribed amountis administered or before if adverse effect is noted. Maintains patient comfort throughout treatment. Mix chemotherapy and monoclonal antibody therapies. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the physician.
Requirements: 2+ years' Registered Nurse with Oncology/Chemo experience. Bachelor's degree in Nursing is required. Current California Professional Nursing License. Certification to Administer chemotherapeutic infusions to patients. Current BLS or ACLS. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Demonstrated knowledge of patient evaluation and triage procedures. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals.