This position will be at the MCC (Markey Cancer Center) and LC (Lexington Clinic) (Lexington, KY and Richmond, KY) and will work closely with the LC Oncology Director and Providers to enhance a seamless collaboration with leadership @ UKHCMCC.
Will be responsible for serving as a liaison for patient care regarding tumor boards, research, etc. Will work with the nursing staff at LC to ensure compliance with UKHC and NCI standards of care.
This position requires working with medical professionals who are working under time and efficiency constraints in a busy ambulatory care setting with a patient centered care focus on quality, safety, and service.
A working knowledge of enterprise, nursing, departmental policies, protocols, and procedures is needed to be successful. A good understanding of chemotherapy and oncology infusion protocols as well as Commission on Cancer standards will be helpful.
Basic computer knowledge, MS Windows, Word, Outlook, attention to detail, high organizational skills, critical thinking skills.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
BSN or greater preferred. Four or more years of related experience preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.