NECS is currently seeking a Per-Diem Infusion Oncology
RN to join our fast-paced practice. We have opportunities
in our clinics in Topsham, Scarborough, and Kennebunk Maine, as well
as our clinic in Portsmouth NH. The successful Per-Diem
Infusion RN may be called into service to cover
staffing gaps as needed. 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
NECS is a private medical practice composed of fifteen
oncologists and hematologists serving the region from five separate
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 every day. 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.
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 will
be asked to cover weekend infusion room clinic hours 9-1pm on
Saturdays and Sundays. 4-5 time per year.
Travel: Ideal candidate will be willing to work a