Position SummaryArizona Oncology Associates is looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse. Great opportunity to join a team that focuses on patient care - Located in sunny Tucson, you will have the ability to enjoy small town living with big city amenities on top of a rewarding work/life balance.
The ideal candidate will have the following background and experience:
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Graduate from an accredited school for practical nursing.
- Phlebotomy experience preferred.
- Current LPN state license and registration with the State Board of Practical Nursing in practicing state
- Current BCLS certification required within 3 months of hire.
- Position is considering all levels of experience
- Under general supervision, provides general nursing care for patients following established standards and practices. Promote efficient patient flow, assists with patient care. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards
-Provides general nursing care to patients.
-Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with nursing standards.
-Assists with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during examination and procedures.
-Observes, records, and reports patients condition and reaction to drugs and treatments to physicians.
-Administers prescribed medications as directed.
-Screens patients for appropriate information. Instructs patients in collection of specimen samples for testing.
-Responds to and refers incoming telephone calls. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions.
-Records patient data prior to each physician visit, including but not limited to, vital signs, height, weight, allergies, and medication changes.
-Performs EKG and oxymetry readings as required by physician.
-Obtains blood specimens from peripheral sites as needed and in accordance with OSHA and universal precautions.
-Phones in prescriptions and makes other patient calls as required or directed by physicians.
-Maintains patient files, records and other information.
-Initiate IV fluids and IV therapeutic medications in accordance with LPN/LVN state nurse practice act.
As the largest cancer practice in Arizona, we are proud to provide advanced and compassionate Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology and Hematologic services. Our physicians and staff incorporate a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to treatment to enhance the patient experience by providing complete care in convenient, community-based locations.
We are proud to provide patients with access to the latest treatments, state-of-the-art technology, and an extensive research program. We believe it is beneficial to patients’ that these therapies are provided in a community setting, because it allows you to remain close to home and to your support system. Arizona Oncology physicians are supported by talented clinical staff that are sensitive to the needs of cancer patients and their caregivers.
United in Healing with The US Oncology Network
Arizona Oncology is united in healing with The US Oncology Network, one of the nation’s largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks focused on advancing cancer care in America. As an affiliate of The US Oncology Network, Arizona Oncology is united with more than 1,000 physicians and 10,000 cancer professionals nationwide.
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.
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.