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Oncology Nurse

  • 343866
  • Registered Nurse
  • April 03, 2020
  • 2301 Erwin Road
  • Durham, NC 27710
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • April 19, 2020
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,333 - $1,469*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

Job Description & Requirements

Oncology Nurse

Summary of workflow? Epic Inbasket messaging experience or similar. Answer live patient calls and quickly assess, triage, and send to providers for a response, critical thinking to include sending emergency patients to ED, paging providers for quick interventions, etc, Respond to patient and close encounters when patient has been instructed regarding interventions and treatments. Our clinic is a surgical oncology clinic performing cystoscopies and prostate biopsies. Nurses are assisting with procedures, completing preoperative education, facilitating clinic flow, and meeting the needs of a preoperative oncology patient. We provide preoperative and post-operative care for prostate surgery and other complex kidney, bladder, and genitourinary surgeries for the oncology patient. We work in teams to provide this care. We also provide the care for Hematology malignancy patients. These are high acuity patients that need nursing assessment for our outpatient chemotherapy regimens. These patients are seen multiple days a week for nurse visits and supportive care is ordered by protocol after a reviews of labs and systems. This population needs bone marrow biopsies, lumbar punctures, and skin biopsies. We do not administer chemotherapy in this clinic except for intrathecal administration done by the providers. Our nurses are involved in all of the teaching associated with chemotherapy for genitourinary and hematology malignancies.

Required Qualifications

NC RN LIC BLS Prev Travel Experience from a Level I Trauma Center Pt. population: Oncology –all solid tumors (procedural nurses exp. highly recommended)

Facility Location

Home to Duke University and Research Triangle Park, Durham offers a wide variety of cultural and outdoor activities, a reasonable cost of living and highly prestigious medical facilities. Southern, yet cosmopolitan, laid back yet bursting with energy, this North Carolina city is a sought-after destination throughout the year.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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