Nurse II - Chemo-Infusion Nurse
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

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Title:
Nurse II - Chemo-Infusion Nurse

Company:
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Department:
Ambulatory Services - Infusion

Time Type:
Full time

Weekly Hours:
37.5

Summary:
Responsibilities of the chemotherapy and infusion trained nurse include the following: Competency in chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and biotherapy regimens to include administration, management of side effects, and reactions; Assessment of a patient's condition and implementing plan of care; Monitor and documentation of vital signs and assessments; Providing education for patient and family pertaining to drug therapies; Competency pertaining to infusion and transfusion therapies; Collaboration with multidisciplinary teams to ensure patient care needs are met and supported in an outpatient setting; Acting as patient advocates; BLS required; Chemotherapy and immunotherapy certification required to maintain, and course offered upon start.

Qualifications:
Required Education and Experience

License Requirement
License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of New York.
Education and Experience
1. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time oncology nursing experience; or
2. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time critical care experience; or
3. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and the equivalent of three (3) years of full-time medical-surgical experience in an acute care setting; or
4. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time medical-surgical experience in an acute care setting and completion of Roswell Park nursing orientation with the ability to function independently at a satisfactory level for three (3) months (full-time) as a Nurse I at Roswell Park.

NOTES:
1. Incumbents will serve a one (1) year full-time probationary period as a Nurse II.
2. Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

The preferred candidate will have good IV skills, competency of PICC and port access; OCN certification and Ambulatory Oncology Knowledge.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to HR-Benefits@RoswellPark.org or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov .


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