Are you an experienced Infusion RN looking for better work life
balance, paid holidays, generous paid time off, no late nights? Are
you an RN looking to make a career change? Do you take pride in
knowing that you are making a difference every day in your patients
and fellow employee’s lives? Then look no further than New England
Cancer Specialists (NECS) a Proud Dana Faber Affiliate practice.
New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is currently
seeking a full-time 32 hr. / 4-day in our
Portsmouth 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
collaborate with Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers as well
as other members of the clinical team.
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 the first Dana
Farber Affiliate practice in the country, 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.
Cross Train to Nurse Navigation for periodic coverage.
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 in weekend call roatation once 6 times per year.