Office Infusion Oncology Nurse

Physician Network Res Pool
Day Shift
Day Shift

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center anchors an expansive health care network that includes nearly 600 physicians and advanced practice providers at nearly 80 locations across the Midlands of South Carolina, making it the region’s third largest employer. From general medicine and orthopaedics to oncology, cardiology and neurosurgery, these dedicated professionals combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.  Its postgraduate medical education programs include family medicine and transitional year residencies.

Job Summary

This position administers chemotherapy infusion nursing care to patients in an office setting. Chemotherapy is performed in accordance with the physician's orders and under the direction and supervision of the physician. The RN is responsible for implementing the nursing process in accordance with the professional practice and agency policy. The RN will provide quality cancer care to all patients.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Minimum Years of Experience: 2 Years of experience in the provision of acute care nursing
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None
Required Certifications/Licensure: Current RN licensure with the state of South Carolina;BLS, CPR; Preferred OCN, ACLS,PALS
Required Training: Documented proficiency in Infusion Therapy, chemotherapy administration, PICC line care, VAD care, Hickman/Broviac care, and maintenance

Essential Functions

  • Understands and adheres to established company policies and regulatory procedures.  Process chemotherapy orders, notifies physician of patient needs and changes in condition promptly.
  • Documents all procedures and activities performed pertaining to chemotherapy dosing administration in the EHR system.
  • Maintains active awareness and responsibility for billing events created in the EHR system based on manual documentation of chemotherapy dosing.  Chemotherapy dose limit checking, adjustment and banding. This will include drug interaction checking (drug/drug, drug/allergy, drug/diagnosis and drug/gender).
  • Determines the amount and type of nursing needed by each individual patient.
  • Regularly re-evaluates the needs of the patient.
  • Counsels with the patient, family, significant others on nursing, teaching and related needs.  Inserts intravenous cannulas, administers prescribed intravenous solutions and medications. Monitors and maintains infusion sites and systems.
  • Evaluates response to prescribed therapy.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Refers patient to Hospital Social Worker, Breast Cancer Navigator, Financial Counselor, and Dietitian when appropriate.
  • Prepares clinical records and progress notes for each patient visit in a timely manner.
  • Ensure Hazardous Waste or Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals are discarded, stored, and managed with other compatible waste streams in containers that are properly labeled and closed prior to being shipped offsite for proper disposal.  Initial RCRA training is received within 6 months of the hire date and continuing with annual RCRA training.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina