PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The Outpatient Infusion Center RN is responsible for coordination of patient activities thru a plan of care in the outpatient setting. To provide support, leadership and communication channels for staff and physician.
Armes Family Cancer Care Center is a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, which provides a total continuum of care to more than 100,000 households in an eight-county area. The Blanchard Valley Health System mission is to provide 'Caring for a lifetime'.
JOB DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES
Duty 1: Uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care to provide for the unique physical and emotional needs of each patient within the clinic setting.
Duty 2: Establishes and maintains communication, and utilizes teaching opportunities to provide for the specific learning needs of each patient and their significant other(s).
Duty 3: Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served on their unit.
Duty 4: Collaborates with Physician regarding patient condition, orders, treatment plan, and anticipated needs to ensure exceptional patient care.
Duty 5: Coordinates Clinic activities in relation to supplies, patient scheduling, and staffing for administration of prescribed therapies.
Duty 6: Complies with organizational policies, procedures, and practices to ensure quality job performance and hospital compliance.
Duty 7: Maintains all department and unit specific competencies for provision of patient care.
Duty 8: Facilitates allocation of resources for resolution of patient/family needs via multidisciplinary approach especially by: a. Working closely with Social Services. b. Communicating directly with ECF if necessary. c. Knowing capabilities and resources for Hospice and Home Health Services. d. Other disciplines as appropriate.
Duty 9: Effectively communicates with physicians to determine Clinic program enhancement.
Duty 10: Provides input and collaboration with Clinic Supervisor or Manager to assist with clinic process improvements and enhancements.
Duty 11: Other duties as assigned.
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