Registered Nurse - Infusion Services - Per Diem
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 16, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Registered Nurse (R.N.) delivers nursing care for patients
across their life span, and through the nursing process, assesses
plans, implements, and documents the effects of care. Works
cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team
personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.
These nursing functions of the R.N. are carried out according to
the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, Hospital Policy, the hospital
Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs an assessment of all assigned patients, prior to therapy
as well as an ongoing assessment during treatment.
Demonstrates knowledge of bladder chemotherapy and administration
of agents intravesically if a requirement to meet patient care
Demonstrates knowledge of administration and handling of
antineoplastic medications and biological modifiers.
Provide comprehensive clinical therapeutic infusion services to
patients in -a controlled medical setting.
Implements, evaluates and documents patient care interventions and
effectiveness in accordance with care plan
Demonstrates knowledge of procedure performed and is able to assist
physician as indicated.
Proficient in the maintenance and care of peripherally inserted
central catheters and all venous access devices.
Demonstrates an awareness of unit budget.
Functions as a professional role model and resource person
providing guidance to co-workers, and students.
Takes an active role in unit-based CQI.
Participates in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals and
Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the
Network/ Entity as well as the proper release of information.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of
employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate
Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of
Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and
Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as
appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement,
Operational System/Process, and Safety.
Other related duties as assigned. - May be required to float to
Network Infusion Centers sites as scheduled/needed.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 8
hours per day; 4 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes
at a time. Consistently lift, push, and carry objects up to 10 lbs.
frequently lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transport
patients weighing up to 400 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and or
stretcher with assistance when appropriate. Consistently pull up,
bend, crouch, kneel, and climb. Frequently reach above shoulder
level. Occasional crawling. Must be able to perceive attributes of
an object through touch. Frequently finger and handle objects.
Occasionally firmly grasp, twist, and turn objects with hands and
fingers. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation,
high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to
normal conversation, high and low frequencies. Must be able to see
as it relates to general, near, far, color, and peripheral vision,
depth, perception, and visual monotony (e.g. computer screen).
SUPERVISION (RECEIVED BY AND/OR GIVEN TO):
Director, Infusion & Oncology Support Services and/or Clinical
Directs care delivered by ancillary personnel
Must be able to communicate with other departments, patients,
families, the community and the medical staff.
Registered Nurse with current license to practice in the state of
Pennsylvania or seek Pennsylvania licensure through
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Successful completion of BLS
Basic computer skills, preferred.
Within 6 months of employment will take the Oncology Nursing
Society Chemotherapy/Biotherapy Course with successful completion
of post-test. (Can not administer chemotherapy until this course is
Days with hours varying based on the needs of the department.
PRN BASED ON UNIT NEEDS
FLOATING WITHIN NETWORK INFUSION PRN
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
-current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for
-the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. -
Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
-licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create
a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
-Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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