PRN Oncology Registered Nurse (RN)
Company: US Oncology
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Texas Oncology requires new employees to be fully vaccinated for
COVID-19 as defined by the CDC, subject to applicable, verified
Texas Oncology is looking for a PRN Oncology Registered Nurse (RN)
to join our team! - This position will support the Odessa location
(500 W 3rd St, Odessa, TX 79761). Texas Oncology is the largest
community oncology provider in the country and has approximately
600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern
Oklahoma. - Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care
because they believed in making the best available cancer care
accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at
home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our
mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use
leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality,
high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve
"More breakthroughs. More victories." - in their fight against
cancer. - Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed
with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us?
Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas
Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any
other provider in Texas. - We offer our employees a competitive
benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous
PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a
Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle,
and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an
Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite
What does the PRN Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) do?
Under general supervision, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides
professional nursing care for patients adhering to national and
company standards and guidelines for specialty regulations. Must
recognize physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of care
and participates in company-wide -quality initiatives. Supports and
adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code
of Ethics and Business Standards.
The essential duties and responsibilities:
Plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and promote the continuity of
care consistent with established standards and practices. -
Assesses health status by interviewing patient regarding current
status and medical history.
Assesses patient/family needs and provides teaching and other
Provides psychosocial support to patients and families.
Prepares and administers therapies under the direction and
supervision of a physician. Administers all medications/blood
products using correct medication/blood product, dosage/amount,
route, time and technique.
Facilitates dose modification by assessing patient, assessing labs,
consulting protocol or treatment plan, calculating dose, and
consulting physician regarding dosage modifications, problems and
Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains
central lines catheter devices.
Facilitates clinical operations and patient care. Manages patient
medication refill requests from the pharmacy telephone line and
records the information in the patient chart.
Triages patient phone calls as needed and documents relevant
information in the patient's chart.
Assist patients in locating available community resources.
The ideal candidate for the PRN Oncology Registered Nurse (RN) will
have the following background and experience:
Graduate from an accredited program for professional nursing
education, BSN preferred.
Minimum of 0-3 years of nursing experience.
Willing to consider an entry, mid, or senior level candidate.
Current RN state license with the State Board of Nursing in
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and 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
Keywords: US Oncology, Midland , PRN Oncology Registered Nurse (RN), Healthcare , Odessa, Texas
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