Fairview Health Services Cancer Infusion Clinic, located in Edina MN is a department of University of Minnesota Medical Center. We are looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to support our busy Oncology/Hematology Clinic with cancer care support services and extensive IV Infusion services in a primary infusion role. This is a casual role, meaning there no guaranteed hours for this position. We are the largest cancer care provider in the central metro region!
Infusion Chemo position
.01 FTE (Casual), typically 8 hr shifts
M-F, Day shifts starting at 7, 8 or 900 am or Weekend shifts starting as early as 700 am
Offers competitive compensation
Reports to the Patient Care Supervisor of the Edina clinic
Our team includes several MDs, Medical Assistants, RNs, Pharmacist and Social Worker.
University of Minnesota Health Cancer Care is a specialized team of doctors, nurses, researchers and health care professionals committed to providing life-saving care to people with cancer. Through our pioneering work in cancer research, our experts have transformed the way cancer is treated. Our patients have access to the latest most advanced treatment options, clinical trials and technology to ensure the best possible outcomes.
Nursing (RN) duties related to Infusion Chemotherapy assignments include (but not limited to):
Manages complex medication and infusion therapies; such as antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies chemotherapy and cytotoxic agents, blood products, infusion therapies (central lines, ports, peripheral IV placement and infusion devices) and associated medications to the adult and pediatric oncology population.
Rooming and educating patients/families
Simultaneously manages multiple infusions and daily flow of the infusion center ensuring the highest level of patient satisfaction and experience.
Displays critical thinking skills while managing and accessing patients with acute and chronic pain by using consistent pain tool.
Collaborates with patient/family and health care team to validate outcomes and develop and execute a plan of care which include; follow up and consultant appointments, patient education, complex procedures and lab draws.
Assesses and delivers health care through telephone encounters with patients and families, using the nursing process framework and specialty knowledge.
Directs and delegates duties as appropriate
Documents triage advice/recommendations in the medical record and makes referrals while working as liaison between patients and providers.
Manages orders including accurate transcription of faxed orders, therapy and treatment plans.
Adheres to applicable policy and procedures related to medical and infusion therapy.
Maintains a high level of PICC competency and placement techniques.
Provide emergent care in the event of anaphylaxis reaction.
Recognizes and incorporates ethical principles within the delivery of care
Minimum Experience: 2 years of RN experience in chemo administration and infusion experience including; competency with IV insertions, use and care of central lines such as picc's and implanted ports. Experience in administering antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, chemo therapy, blood products and associated medications.
Experience working with adult population /patients
Minimum Licensure/certification/registration: Current Oncology Certified Nurse Certification or ability to obtain OCN certification within 1-2 years of date of hire based on FTE appointment Ability to provide written validation of current basic life support competency for healthcare providers
Current MN RN licensure or by start date
Must be able to obtain ONS/ONCC chemotherapy biotherapy certification upon hire date (typically within 1 month)
Must be able to work the required amount of shifts for casual status
Prefer: BSN or willingness to obtain in near future Experience working in an ambulatory care setting
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.