Amb RN II Cancer Center Infusion

Location
UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Location and Address
Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Department
Hematology/Oncology Infusions
Schedule Full Time / Regular
Standard Hours
36
Shift
Day-8-10hr (United States of America)
Primary Shift
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Weekend Needs
None
Weekend Needs
None
Recruiter
Tia Trottier
Job Requisition ID
R0032704

This is a bargaining union position.

Job Description

This full time (36 hour per week) day shift position provides a unique opportunity to join our rapidly-expanding program at the University of Vermont Cancer Center.

Able to accommodate a flexible schedule; 8hr, 9hr and 10hr shifts are negotiable.

The Ambulatory Oncology Infusion Nurse, provides chemotherapy and biologic therapies to adult patients with complex illness.  Key aspects of this direct-care role include insertion of peripheral intravenous catheters; establishing access via utilizing implanted devices; administration of systemic chemotherapy and bio-therapies; supporting the infusion patient who is participating in clinical trials; and comprehensive patient assessment, education, care coordination. 

Provides advanced professional nursing care to patients in varying states of health and illness through assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient's health needs. The Ambulatory RN II provides direct care to patients and families, as well as teaching and preparation for continuing care. Organizational Standards of Patient Care and Nursing Practice guide the delivery of nursing services by this individual. The position demonstrates dedication to professional growth and development and to the continuous improvement of patient care.

EDUCATION:

State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter. Current internal RNs are strongly encouraged to pursue a BSN to support this initiative.

EXPERIENCE:

1 year experience in relevant clinical area and/or independent in all areas of the Ambulatory RN II accountabilities. Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certified preferred but will train as needed. ONC Nurse certified a plus.