Position Summary: The Oncology Nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing care based on standards of care and professional nursing practice in an oncology setting; accountable for the outcomes of nursing care deliveries in the outpatient oncology and infusion services setting. Provide safe, effective, appropriate and comprehensive infusion services to oncology patients. Monitors drug therapy and identifies drug related problems such as drug-drug interaction, adverse reactions, and inadequate therapy; takes appropriate steps to resolve drug related problems. Coordinates, provides and ensures a continuum of care by collaborating with other healthcare providers both within and outside of the organization. The oncology nurse demonstrates, through patient care, both specialized knowledge and experience in cancer care. Maintains evidence of training and continued education in oncology specific opportunities and completing other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements: Light-Medium Physical Agility Testing (PAT) Rating
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; frequently to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 15 to 20 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 5 to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 5 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and will be measured by post offer Physical Agility testing with a required “Light-Medium” rating to verify ability to meet the requirement.