Company Overview: At Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada (CCCN) a distinguished team of doctors, researchers, nurses and healthcare professionals have provided patients with groundbreaking treatments on the healing edge of medicine since 1974. Our team is dedicated to providing the most effective treatments, both existing and emerging, in order to diagnose and successfully treat cancer and blood disorders. We support this goal with state-of-the-art facilities across Southern Nevada, all of which integrate the latest diagnostic, therapeutic and research capabilities. CCCN is dedicated to patient-centered care, advancing innovation, discovery, and improving outcomes. Motivated, caring professional are encouraged to join us.
Career Opportunity: Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nursein the Las Vegas/Henderson, Nevada area.
Multiple openings across the valley - including 10 hour shifts in our Northwest and Henderson offices!
The essential functions for the Registered Nurse, Medical Oncology - Chemotherapyinclude the following:
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.
Administers chemotherapy, hydration and other medications and may assist physician with exams and procedures.
Assesses patients for changes in condition, including but not limited to abnormal labs, x-rays, scans, drug reactions and initiates appropriate action.
Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs, consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems, and symptom management.
Provides nursing coverage for the satellite offices as needed.
Follows OSHA guidelines when handling cytotoxic agents, biohazardous waste and any other material potentially infected with a blood borne pathogen.
Participates in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliations.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing education, BSN preferred.
Minimum 1 year experience preferred
Will consider highly motivated new grads for our New Grad Orientation Program.
Current or pending Oncology certification preferred.
Experience and knowledge of the purpose and use of medications in the treatment of cancer is preferred.
Current RN licensure in State of Nevada.
Current CPR certification required.
Successful candidates will thrive in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment and have a passion for working with and providing assistance to patients. Ready For Your Next Career Challenge? We'd Love to Hear from You! If you possess the above qualifications and a desire to make a difference, we invite you to submit your resume and apply. In addition to a great career opportunity, we offer excellent benefits, a team environment, professional development, and the chance to be part of a nationwide network dedicated to fight the war against cancer. To apply please click on the Apply Now link. The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Still have more questions? Please call our Nursing Hotline at 702-435-2977 to speak to an Oncology Nursing Leader who can give you more information on starting or continuing your career in oncology nursing.
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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00878182
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually