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Nurse Clinician Oncology

Req #:  116908
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Nursing
City:  Orland Park
Posting Budget Status:  Day/PM
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:
BSN or equivalent
Two to four years experience as an Registered Nurse
Knowledge of pain control and management treatment modalities
Understanding of growth and development needs of the age group with which the associates interacts


Ability to function independently using critical thinking skills
Good communication skills
Intravenous skill (IVP~IVBP cont. infusion.
Experience in the functioning and diversity of central venous access devices.
Demonstrate ability to handle, mix and dispose of chemotherapeutic agents.
Current Illinois license as a Registered Nurse.

Certification as Oncology Nurse , or obtain within 90 days of hire.
CPR and ACLS certification
~Assist/support/move ambulatory and non~ambulatory patients
~Administer CPR and utilize Automatic External Defibrillator
~Push wheelchairs, provide assistance to ambulatory patients, and assist patients with dressing/undressing.
~Ability to lift 50 to 100 pounds occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds constantly
~ There may be a need to travel to another site as required


If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
Models excellence in practice through direct care of Oncology patients, consultation with specialists and generalists in different clinical area, and interdisciplinary collaboration in planning care with the Oncologists. The oncology practice model assures the delivery of quality of care and service in a cost~effective manner, consistent with Illinois Nurse Practice Act and organizational policies and procedures.

Accountabilities:
Collaborates with physician and other health care team members in assessment, planning and implementation of patient care
Direct Patient Care
Demonstration of competency , advanced knowledge or high skill level of care
Developmental Responsibilities


Nearest Major Market: Chicago