Overview: At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) a distinguished team of doctors, researchers, nurses and healthcare professionals have provided patients with groundbreaking treatments on the healing edge of medicine since 1974. Our team is dedicated to providing the most effective treatments, both existing and emerging, in order to diagnose and successfully treat cancer and blood disorders. We support this goal with state-of-the-art facilities across Southern Nevada, all of which integrate the latest diagnostic, therapeutic and research capabilities. CCCN is dedicated to patient-centered care, advancing innovation, discovery, and improving outcomes. Motivated, caring professional are encouraged to join us.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse at our Southern Hills location in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Under general supervision, provides professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Demonstrates knowledge of physiological, psychological, and developmental and age specific differences in the patient population including late adolescence, adulthood, middle age, and the elderly. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to provide for assessment and therapeutic management of patient/family needs. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices
Administers chemotherapy, hydration and other medications and may assist physician with exams and procedures
Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates appropriate action
Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems, and symptom management
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
Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations
Maintains patient confidentiality
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred
Minimum 2 years' experience preferred
Current or pending Oncology certification preferred
Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred
Current RN licensure in State of Nevada
Current CPR certification required
Successful candidates will thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for caring for their patients.
Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You! If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer. To apply please click on the "Apply" link.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify.