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Highlands Oncology Group
Attn: Human Resources
3232 N. North Hills Blvd.
Fayetteville, AR 72703

or email - careers@hogonc.com
In the subject line, please make sure to put the job title that you are applying for.
Highlands Oncology is an Equal Opportunity Employer

REGISTERED NURSE - RN

GENERAL PURPOSE:


To provide continuity of care to medical oncology patients, while practicing within the professional boundaries established by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: Including, but is not limited to the following:

  • Will have extensive knowledge of chemotherapy and biotherapy, which includes: administration, indications, immediate and long term side effects, and is able to instruct/educate patients and families in these areas.

  • Must possess strong clinical skills in patient assessment and obtaining pertinent medical history, as well as the ability to communicate this clearly to the physician and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Has the ability to make independent nursing judgments, which includes: triaging patient issues, symptom management, emergency management, and taking appropriate action, collaborating with the physician as needed

  • Will provide direct patient care and infusion services to oncology patients, as well as to patients referred from gastroenterology, immunology, neurology, rheumatology, and other disciplines.

  • Is knowledgeable about various venous and arterial access devices

  • Is knowledgeable about lab results and diagnostic findings and can educate patients when needed.

  • Will assist with procedures such as bone marrow biopsies, central line placement, paracentesis, thoracentesis and lumbar puncture.

  • Will be skilled in the delivery of conscious sedation and the ability to monitor patients

  • Will be skilled in telephone triage

  • Is competent in the use of the EMR and patient documentation

  • Coordinates patient care activities with Social Workers and other departments

  • Can communicate and delegate tasks to other members of the healthcare team in an appropriate and professional manner

  • Provides and maintains patient confidentiality, and maintain confidentiality in regards to clinic matters

  • Acts with skill during stressful or in emergency situations

  • Will keep all licenses, certifications, and BLS current. (ACLS is optional.)

  • Maintain continuing education hours as needed to maintain licensure

  • Demonstrates ongoing professional growth through and participation in relevant education endeavors and appropriate associations such as the Oncology Nursing Society

  • Adheres to clinic standards, policies and procedures, as well as being cost effective

  • Able to work independently, as well as a team member

  • Maintains high standard of professional performance, behavior and appearance.

  • Attends bi-monthly nursing meetings, or reads the minutes if unable to attend

  • This position requires the employee to possess a combination of nursing skills, physical endurance, mental alertness and knowledge, as well as the ability to get along with others.


MEDICAL ONCOLOGY NURSE POSITIONS:


  • Charge Nurse

  • Chemo Nurse

  • Phone/Triage Nurse

  • Procedure Nurse

  • Research Chemo Nurse

  • Shot Nurse


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

  • Possess a valid and current Arkansas state license

  • CPR certification required

  • ACLS certification optional

  • ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification required after hire

  • ONS Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy certification optional

  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) encouraged


*This position is full time, 4 days per week in Fayetteville clinic.


Required licenses or certifications:


  • CPR

  • Registered Nurse (RN)

  • Oncology Certified Nurse

Required experience:


  • Recent oncology nursing: 1 year

     


MEDICAL ASSISTANT

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

  • Chart prep, which includes:
  • Fee tickets
  • Lab results, scan reports, or other diagnostics
  • Medication lists
  • Notes
  • New patient information from the portal
  • Obtain and document height, weight, vital signs, and pulse ox if applicable
  • Enter patient’s allergies, medications, medical, social, surgical and family histories, cancer screenings, as well as, referring and patient’s other physicians
  • Attach ICD-10 codes to diagnoses
  • Review patient’s medication list and keep it up-to-date.
  • Comply with Meaningful Use requirements
  • Prepare patients for examination and/or procedures
  • Assist with completion of visit note and send to other providers
  • Assist with completion of professional billing
  • Assist with CPOE – computerized physician order entry
  • Assist with scheduling blood orders and hospital admissions
  • Keep exam and procedure rooms stocked with necessary supplies, linens, and instruments
  • When necessary helps chemotherapy nurses in the Treatment Room.
  • Re-stock and inventory Procedure Rooms weekly
  • Attend required meetings and participate in a constructive manner as part of a cooperative organization.
  • Participate in professional development activities and maintain professional affiliation.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality according to HIPAA rules and regulations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, patients, medical staff, and the public.
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Perform related work as required.

QUALITICATIONS:

  • Graduate from an accredited Medical Assistant Program
  • Must be a credentialed Medical Assistant - Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)
  • BLS certification
  • Proficient in use of EMR (electronic medical record)
  • Must be able to work at both Rogers and Fayetteville locations

Job Type: Full-time

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Medical Assistant: 1 year

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