at OU Medicine, Inc. in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Position Title:LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - Gynecology Oncology - Stephenson Cancer Center (Part-Time)
Ask your recruiter about our new market leading rates!
Location: Stephenson Cancer Center
Shift Available: Part-Time (24 Hours/Week) 8 AM - 5 PM
General Description: Under general supervision of a registered nurse, provides nursing care in a hospital based outpatient department to an assigned group of patients with a complex oncology diagnosis.
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
Administers medications safely under direction of physician or other medical personnel
Observes, records, and reports patient's condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.
Provide care according to an established nursing plan.
Collects comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or situation
Ensures patient chart entries are made accurately and in a timely manner and forwarding charts as appropriate
Communicates systematic report to other care providers.
Assisting in the coordination of care delivery; utilizes resources to promote the continuum of care.
Employs strategies to promote health in a safe environment.
Documents progress toward the attainment of outcomes.
Uses quality and evidence based practice to deliver and improve care.
Works closely with more experienced clinicians for guidance and supervision.
Triage telephone calls for referral to other clinical team members
Infusion/Treatment Depts: demonstrates knowledge and skills in chemotherapy/biotherapy and blood products.
Radiation Oncology Depts: demonstrates knowledge of radiation therapies and procedures, including side effect and symptom management. Demonstrates ability to triage patients and coordinate with provider to ensure care needs are met
Demonstrates knowledge and skill in aspects of IV therapy and hydration
Manages patient care based on knowledge of cancer, cancer treatment, and side effects of such treatment.
Performs other duties as assigned
Education: Completion of educational requirements for NCLEX-PN examination. Completes Oncology Specific courses and competencies within 1 year of hire
Experience: Oncology or previous health care office experience preferred
License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Current LPN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact LPN License (eNLC) required. Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of professional nursing theories, practices, techniques, and procedures.
Ability to organize, coordinate, plan and evaluate nursing needs of assigned patients.
Must be knowledgeable about operating room techniques if applying for a surgery position.
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login.OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, s exual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.