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Office Infusion Oncology Nurse

Lexington Oncology Associates 
Full Time
Regular 
Day Shift 
0730-1600

Voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019, the Lexington Medical Center Physician Network includes more than 450 physicians and advanced practice providers at 75 locations across the Midlands.

From general medicine and orthopedics to oncology and neurosurgery, these dedicated physicians, specialists and surgeons combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.  As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.
 

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.
  • 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)
  • Eligible employees may also enroll in LMC's retirement plans on their date of hire, including the South Carolina State Retirement System (SCRS)
  • Supplemental 401(k)
  • 457(b) retirement plans
  •  Free life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(K) Match – LMC matches dollar for dollar up to 6% 
  • LMC provides its full-time employees short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • 529 College Savings
  • 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

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