Infusion RN Part Time - Oncology

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-764857
    • Job Location: Topsham, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 29, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus up to $5000 

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently seeking  Part Time 24 hr Experienced Infusion RN in our Topsham Clinic. The Infusion RN is a critical part of our fast-paced outpatient Treatment Room, dedicated to direct patient care for our Oncology/Hematology patients requiring infusion services by administering chemotherapy, biotherapy, and immunotherapy drugs per policy and procedure.  The Infusion RN will work collaboratively with Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers as well as other members of the clinical team.  

Experienced Infusion RN’s will be eligible for up to a $5000 sign-on bonus paid after 90 days of employment. Current and former NECS employees are not eligible for this bonus.  Oncology experience preferred. 

NECS is a private medical practice composed of 13 oncologists and hematologists serving the region from 5 different locations in Maine and New Hampshire. Our mission is to make life better for people with cancer and blood disorders. Kindness, compassion, and respect are part of everything that we do - from our phone operators to our physicians, every person on our team is important, and everyone makes a difference. We are proud to be an adult oncology member of the Dana-Farber Cancer Care Collaborative, striving to provide the highest quality care and unmatched, holistic support for every patient, every day

  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Draw blood from ports, central lines, and peripheral IV access.  Perform other procedures as needed.
  • Assist Physicians; conduct patient assessments.
  • Maintain patient care standards and assures that patient care functions, such as assessment, treatment, and documentation are completed safely and effectively.
  • Initiate and documents appropriate interventions; evaluates and records patient/family response within practice protocol.
  • Follows established oncology protocols to maintain clean and safe working environments. Safeguards self and others against the hazards of toxic drugs, dispose of hazardous waste according to the approved protocol.
  • Delivers chemotherapy per prescribed protocols and NECS guidelines.
  • Performs injections and IV therapy (IV starts, PICC line/Port Access) utilizing aseptic technique.
  • Calculate/verify AUC dosing, CrCl, IVIG dosing. 
  • Operate infusion pumps.
  • Perform therapeutic phlebotomy per physician orders.
  • Evaluate lab data in conjunction with the provider to provide appropriate care to the patient.
  • Provide patient education at chairside regarding therapies the patient is receiving.
  • Evaluate side effects and toxicities of therapy and provide for their management.
  • Maintain open and effective communication with all physicians, employees, and vendors.
  • Provide recommendations on practice clinical policies and processes to practice Directors. 

Travel: Infrequent Coverage in our other clinics may be asked on an emergency basis. Travel stipend available in accordance with company guidelines.   

Weekends: Occasional, these positions will participate with other nurses in the weekend urgent care coverage. 3-4 times per year. 

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • Licensed Nurse within the State of Maine required
  • OCN Certification Preferred
  • Two years of Hematology/Chemotherapy/Oncology nursing experience preferred
  • ONS Chemotherapy & Bio-therapy Certification required or have the ability to get certification within one year of employment.
  • Two - Five years plus nursing professional experience required.
  • Must have strong IV skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians and staff
  • Must be detail-oriented, strong follow-up skills, and able to manage multiple priorities.

Benefits

  • New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees, including part-time employees over 20 hrs per week.  Our benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances.  Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long-Term disability insurances as well as Long Term Care insurance.  Other benefits include a company-sponsored retirement program, generous Paid Time Off in addition to 10 Company-paid holidays, a Wellness program, and other voluntary benefits. 
  • NECS supports continuing education and offers a tuition reimbursement program as well as covering expenses associated with obtaining and maintaining national certification and state licenses.

 


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

New England Cancer Specialists provides equal employment and promotional opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, on the basis of experience, knowledge, training, education, ability to perform the essential functions of a position, and overall performance. All employment and promotional opportunities will be conducted in a lawful basis without regard to an individual’s race, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or other characteristic protected under Federal, State, or local law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting Human Resources at (207) 303-3372 or email us at jobs@newecs.org.