Registered Nurse
21st Century Oncology - Pontiac, MI

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21st Century Oncology is a leading developer and operator of radiation therapy centers, medical oncology, and multi-specialty practices throughout the US. Our centers, which are freestanding and hospital based, provide a full spectrum of radiation therapy services and medical oncology treatment to cancer patients, and multi specialty care to patients in the areas of Urology, Gynecology and medical specialties. We are growing and need highly qualified candidates to join our team.We are searching for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our team in Pontiac, MI. The medical support staff at 21st Century Oncology is a specifically trained group of individuals who have demonstrated expertise in dealing with cancer, urology, and other multi-specialty patients and their special needs. The Registered Nurse assists the doctor, as needed, to ensure the health and safety of our patients during all aspects of their care at 21st Century Oncology.* Remain with physician at all times in the exam room unless asked to step out or sent to schedule a study.* Assisting the doctor in all aspects of the patient's initial consultation, and 1. Weekly status checks 2. Routine follow-up examinations 3. Any emergency visits that are needed.* Scheduling and follow-up on all diagnostic studies that are ordered including proper documentation and obtaining physicians signature on test result.* Responsible for acquiring results and notifying said results on all interim reports to the Physician or Radiation Oncologist and then to chart.* Charting information of patient progress on weekly status check sheets and scuts. Copy of notes (scut) to Front Desk Receptionist and Chief Therapist in the applicable office.* Drawing of blood for various lab tests that are sent out in applicable office. Following up on results of lab including obtaining physician's signature on test results.* Attend annual OSHA/Biomedical update meetings and application in the clinical setting of the updates. Practice of safety precautions and wearing of personal protective equipment when needed.* Documentation of medications that the patients are currently taking, and document any new medications prescribed by our physicians while under our care. This includes the name of the medication, dose and amount prescribed, physician prescribing, instructions, date and nurse's initials.* Documentation of any samples given to patient* Responsible for charting patient's vital signs, initial weight, and all follow-up weights.* Responsible for obtaining all signed permission slips for patients who are radioactive prostate seed implants only.* Verifying that the allergy sticker is complete* Often need to assist or perform cathing of patients for various simulations and CT scans.* Once aware, responsible for reporting or verifying all patient problems as reported to appropriate personnel.* Maintain HIPAA rules and regulations as it applies to patient privacy.* Maintain open communication with front desk, Physician, Senior Therapist, Therapists, as it applies to: 1. Patient add-ons 2. Patients on treatment breaks 3. Changes in treatment plan* Maintain licenses, if applicable
Minimum 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse in the State of Michigan Experience in oncology highly preferred, though not required Strong communication skills-both written and verbal Professional and reliable Good interpersonal and organizational skills Demonstrates care and compassion in dealing with patients Ability to multi-task and be detail oriented Good computer skills May require local travel to other offices as neededIf interested, feel free to visit the Careers section of www.21stcenturyoncology.com to view job description, and to fill out an application. EOE/DFWP/ Tobacco Free/ Background Checks

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