Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology. The position is located at (Swansea, IL).
Position is responsible for coordinating care of patients for a designated service throughout the continuum of care. Serves as a clinical resource in the area of specialty or expertise.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Functions)
Provides direct patient care including assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patients. Conveys findings to provider.
Coordinates patient care, assists providers with entering treatment/therapy plans in EMR, ordering diagnostic testing, conveys findings to provider, coordinate patient appointments, and assist with referrals to outside sources.
Assists provider with examination, procedures, and other processes related to direct patient care.
Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties including compliance with environmental safety regulations, infection control standards, and quality assurance.
Acts as a liaison and team leader by facilitating communication and coordination of care between patients, families, and healthcare team members. Provides appropriate education to patients/families explaining medications, which may include initial chemotherapy teaching, procedures, and ensures continuity of care for patients.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program with 2 years of nursing experience.
Current Illinois RN license in accordance with the Compact Act.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
OCN certification, with expectation to obtain within 2 years of employment
Remain consistent with current practice in oncology
Working knowledge of general nursing theory and practice with ability to recognize and interpret symptoms/conditions
Ability to function in new/emergent situations
The hiring range for this position is $53,706 - $96,674 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please upload the following medical license/certification requirements:
MO and/or IL (whichever is applicable)
Any additional license or certifications you may have
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade S26.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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