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Title:  Nurse Navigator/Infusion RN

Req #:  150481
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Nursing
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

Full Time Outpatient Oncology/Infusion RN opportunity with Advocate Medical Group 

This position is an Outpatient role that will be located in Park Ridge

**Strongly Prefer Prior Oncology/Infusion Experience**

 

Position Requirements:

  • Current Illinois license as a Registered Nurse.
  • BSN
  • Two to four years experience as an Registered Nurse
  • Certification as Oncology Nurse (or obtain within 90 days of hire)
  • CPR and ACLS certification
  • Intravenous skill (IVP-IVBP cont. infusion)
  • Administer CPR and utilize Automatic External Defibrillator
  • 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
  • Experience in the functioning and diversity of central venous access devices.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle, mix and dispose of chemotherapeutic agents.
  • Assist/support/move ambulatory and non~ambulatory patients
  • 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

About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.