• Special Procedures Nurse

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/7/2018 5:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-13103
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Special Procedures Nurse 

     

    Department: Infusion Therapy

    Shift: 40 hours per week (1.0) / Day Shift / 10-hr Shifts

     

    Job Description

     

    In this role, under the direction of an Attending Physician or a licensed independent practitioner, the Special Procedures Nurse for Infusion Therapy provides technically complex and high risk nursing care services to patients undergoing infusion therapy. This may also include specialized monitoring during procedure and recovery phase. The RN may have Charge Nurse responsibility for his/her assigned unit.

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    Responsibilities

    • Represent the University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) in a positive, professional manner; interact effectively with a diverse group of patients, families, faculty, staff, and the other customers we serve.
    • Handle confidential information consistent with Federal HIPAA legislation.
    • Accurately complete required patient assessment, documentation, and interpretations for each patient encounter. Possess sound professional judgment for timely physician intervention as needed. Recognize patient conditions requiring immediate actions, initiate appropriate life-supporting interventions while communicating appropriately with physicians.
    • Perform all required Quality Assurance testing as indicated or as required by UCM.
    • Maintain required nursing specific competencies needed to provide proficient nursing care. Administering high-risk infusion and transfusion (i.e. chemotherapy medicines).
    • Contribute to the Patient Services Sector/Outpatient Services Sector offering constructive suggestions for change and participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of new and existing programs utilizing evidence-based practice.
    • Utilize nursing knowledge to anticipate and plan for patient care needs. Understand and apply safety principles and serve as a resource to other healthcare personnel on patient care. Know the potential risks and complications from specialty procedures and assist in the initial treatment of adverse effects in area of expertise. 


    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required.
    • Must have a minimum of three years' experience working in a multi-specialty clinic setting as a Registered Nurse.
    • Must demonstrate competency with chemotherapeutic infusions.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • ONS Biotherapy Certified preferred and will be required upon hire.

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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