NECS is currently seeking an experienced Infusion
Oncology RN to join our fast-paced practice in a
Per-Diem The successful Infusion
Oncology RN may be called into service in our Portsmouth,
NH or Kennebunk, ME locations to cover staffing gaps as needed.
Candidate will posses their Chemo/Bio Card through ONS. The Infusion
Oncology RN is a critical part of our fast-paced outpatient
Treatment Room, dedicated to direct patient care for our
Hematology/Oncology patients requiring infusion services. The RN
will administer chemotherapy, biotherapy, immunotherapy drugs as
well as non-oncology infusions in accordance with established
guidelines. They will work within a collaborative team including
Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, and Nurse Navigators in
carrying out the day to day aspects of clinical operations.
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.
Please submit a cover letter and resume
Delivers chemotherapy in accordance with prescribed protocols
and NECS guidelines.
Performs injections and IV therapy (IV starts, PICC line/Port
Access) utilizing accepted techniques.
Calculates/verifies AUC dosing, CrCl, IVIG dosing.
Operate infusion pumps.
Perform therapeutic phlebotomy in accordance with physician orders.
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.
Initiates 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
Evaluates lab data in conjunction with the provider to provide
appropriate care to the patient.
Provides patient education at chairside regarding therapies
patient is receiving.
Evaluates side effects and toxicities of therapy and provide
for their management.
Maintains open and effective communication with all
physicians, employees, and vendors.
Provides recommendations on practice clinical policies and
processes to practice Directors.
Works collaboratively with the Clinical Research, Laboratory,
Pharmacy, Business Office, HR, and Genetic departments.
Coordinates patient care responsibilities within the scope of
the practice for licensed and unlicensed health care providers.
Helps to ensure that resources, supplies, and materials are available.
- Incorporates evidence-based research into clinical practice.
- Demonstrates respect for life, dignity, and rights of all persons.
- Ensures the smooth execution of all practice nursing policies,
procedures, and systems.
- Other duties as assigned. Must be willing to travel and work
at satellite offices if the need arises.
Monday-Friday work-week, no nights.
Weekends: Periodic: this position is required to
join the weekend rotation in Portsmouth NH 1 weekend every two months.
Travel: Candidate will be scheduled to work in one
location per day but have the flexibility to work in both our
Portsmouth NH and Kennebunk ME locations