M Health Fairview Cancer Center (Ridges)-Burnsville, MN is a department of the University of Minnesota Medical Center. We are looking for an experienced Oncology/Hematology Registered Nurse to support our busy Cancer and Infusion Center.
.7 FTE (56 hours each two week pay period) 8 hour shifts
M-F Days with shift hours between 700am-5pm
Position reports to Clinical Manager Service Line for the Cancer Center (Ridges)-Burnsville
The care team consists of multiple specialty Providers, Registered Nurses, Medical Assistants, Pharmacists and other supportive care staff.
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.
Chemotherapy and Infusion nursing responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Administering complex chemotherapy and infusion medications; such as antibiotics, monoclonal antibodies, cytotoxic medications, blood products and other medications associated with adult oncology and infusion services.
Provides appropriate support and education for patients and their families.
Utilizes appropriate critical thinking skills when assessing side effects of treatment.
Follows policy and procedures to provide safe and high quality care to all patients
Collaborates with the care team to ensure continuity of the care resulting in quality outcomes.
Works as part of the team while also delegating specific duties as appropriate
Demonstrates high level knowledge in the care of peripheral and central venous catheters.
Demonstrates knowledge of oncologic emergencies and the nursing management of the patient.
2-3 years experience in Oncology Care and Chemotherapy administrationOR2-3 years experience in Oncology Care, plus 3-4 years experience with peripheral and center venous catheter management AND non-oncology infusion therapy.
Experience working in an ambulatory care setting
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 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
Minimum Education: Current MN RN licensure or by start date
Prefer: BSN or willingness to obtain in near future
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.