Infusion Therapy RN | Ambulatory Unit | Brooklyn | NY
Utilize the nursing process in the provision of direct patient care. Responsible and accountable for prescribing, delegating, and coordinating all care provided to assigned patients. Delivery of care is based on the standards of care and practices established by the Department of Nursing and other policies and procedures (hospital, nursing, multidisciplinary). Diagnose and treat human responses to actual and potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling, and provision of care supportive or to restorative of life and well-being. Supervise patient care provided by licensed practical nurses (LPNs), registered nurses on permit (RNP), nursing attendants, technicians, and supplemental staff.
- Assess the immediate and continuing care needs of the patient/significant other.
- Develop comprehensive and current plans of care which include physical needs, patient, patient teaching, and discharge planning and psychosocial/spiritual needs.
- Provide direct patient care based on assessed needs and the medical regimen. Oversees and ensures the provision of all aspects of care for the patient. Supervises the care provided by other nursing personnel as defined in the scope of practice.
- Observe, evaluate, document, and communicate to relevant team members the patient's response to illness and/or therapeutic modalities. Ensures timely reassessment of patient responses to treatment and when significant changes occur in patient condition and/or diagnosis.
- Coordinate the overall plan of care to ensure implementation of nursing interventions and consistency with medical regimen.
- Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State.
- Must have at least 2 years of Med-Surg and Chemotherapy experience.
- Knowledge and competency of blood and chemotherapy transfusions in both adults and pediatrics.
- Board certification in ONC preferred
- Specialize in outpatient infusion of any kind including chemotherapy.
- ACLS, BLS, PALS
Schedule: Must be able to work days 9am-5pm (40 hrs/week)