Company: Ogden Clinic
Posted on: May 28, 2023
:Under the direct supervision of the Practice Administrator, the
Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for assisting providers in
examining and treating cancer patients as well as being a resource
for the Medical Assistants (MAs) and LPNs. This RN position is
within Oncology. The ideal candidate has good customer service
skills and treats all patients in a friendly, helpful manner. The
RN must be a team player, providing help and support to their
co-workers and demonstrating professionalism through adherence to
Ogden Clinic mission, vision, and values.Compensation range:
$31.18/hour+ DOE and includes a $500 bonus*. This is a clinical RN
position, meaning there are no overnight, evening, or weekend
shifts. In addition to weekends and evenings off, employees receive
nine observed paid holidays. Employees also receive a mental health
benefit of up to eight sessions per year with a certified therapist
matched with training in their mental health needs.*$500 bonus will
be paid incrementally: 50% at time of hire, 25% after three and six
months of employment respectively.
Ogden Clinic provides competitive pay and benefits. Full-Time
employees have access to:
- Medical (including a partially company funded HSA option and
in-house discount plan)
- Dental, Vision, Disability and other plan coverage
- Company paid life insurance for employees and their
- Employee Assistance Program that provides free counseling to
employees and their families.
- Paid Time Off and Holidays
- Scholarship Program
- 401k with generous profit sharing contributions.
- In nearly all cases, no nights, weekends or holiday
- Competitive pay starting at $31.18+ hourly with the potential
of higher starting pay based on experience.
- Annual Performance/Merit Increase Program that offers up to a
5% pay increase.
- Salary ranges reviewed annually.
- Limited benefits for non-Full-Time employees.
- Functions as a care coordinator, collaborating with other
cancer care team members to provide care as effectively as possible
during active/maintenance chemotherapy treatment and/or treatment
for non-cancerous blood related disorders.
- Provides health care and education for cancer treatment,
including management of side effects related to treatment.
- Works with the multidisciplinary oncology team to achieve
realistic health care goals for an individual diagnosed with
cancer, including but not limited to: Doctors, Physician
Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Medical Assistants, Phlebotomists,
Pharmacy Techs, Patient Care Techs, Billing Specialists, Insurance
Specialists, Lab Techs, Pharmacies, Schedulers, and most
importantly, the patients and their families/loved ones.
- Participates in providing treatment specific to diagnosis,
which may include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, electrolyte
replacement, hydration etc. Documents patient information and
- Manages illness/treatment related symptoms. Helps patients live
with cancer, retaining autonomy, independence and dignity. Utilizes
mostly non-pharmacological interventions.
- Utilizes an empathetic and caring approach to patients whose
diagnosis and treatment are often painful and
- Provides professional and courteous service to patients,
affiliates, providers, administration, employees, co-workers,
insurance company representatives, and all other entities working
within/concurrently with the Ogden Clinic Network.
- Meets behavioral expectations as outlined in the Ogden Clinic
Employee Handbook and serves to utilize and maintain resources
provided for patients and employees.
- Ensures applicable regulatory requirements are complied
with/up-to-date and follow guidelines that maintain safety for
oneself, patients, visitors, and co-workers.
- Studies, understands, and adheres to all Clinic Policies and
Procedures and OSHA guidelines.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Initiate and monitor intravenous infusions, which includes
gaining IV access via venipuncture, port-a-cath, PICC line or other
central lines, and administration of Chemotherapy/Biotherapy drugs
and/or other IV fluids/medications.
- Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency
situations, including possible adverse reactions to an infusion
- Maintain timely and accurate documentation of all patient
- Ability to empathize with patients and families and assist in
their coping with grief/loss.
- Ability to collaborate with health care team to make
individualized treatment plans for each cancer patient.
- Ability to cope with grief, death and dying.
- Must know/learn proper protocol for reconstitution and
administration of Chemotherapy drugs.
- Prepare and administer medications, including injections.
- Have knowledge of nursing principles and practices.
- Learn/have knowledge of oncology practices and treatments.
- Learn/have knowledge of state-of-the-art developments in cancer
diagnosis and therapy.
- Have knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and
procedures to administer patient care.
- Have knowledge of medical equipment and instruments to
administer patient care.
- Have knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to
establish a safe work environment.
- Learn/possess skill in providing expertise about oncology to
colleagues, allied health personnel, and health care consumers as
information related to cancer and treatment of cancer.
- Learn/possess skill in educating patients on medications,
treatments, and other interventions related to their care.
- Demonstrate skill in applying the principles, methods, and
techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient
- Demonstrate skill in identifying problems and recommending
- Demonstrate skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing
reports and responding to correspondence.
- Demonstrate skill in establishing and maintaining effective
working relationships with patients, medical staff and the
- Must possess the ability to maintain quality control
- Ability to interpret and apply guidelines and procedures.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
- Ability to operate and navigate through established computer
programs for charting treatment, billing, scheduling, documentation
and other essential tasks related to patient care.
- Must have knowledge in utilizing clinical equipment,
instruments, and supplies appropriate for an oncology unit, and
standard office equipment for records and reports.
- Additional assignments and provide assistance in other
departments as assigned.
- Maintain confidentiality of patient records and
- Preferred: Minimum of 1 year of RN experience
(Oncology/Infusion focus a plus, but not required).
- Current state RN license.
- Current CPR certificate.
- Preferred: Holds or is working toward obtaining Oncology
Certified Nurse (OCN).
- Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school and in
possession of a current Utah State Registered Nursing License with
no history of sanction or discipline.
- Spanish language skills and prior oncology experience highly
- LANGUAGE SKILLS: Proficient in reading and interpreting
documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and procedure manuals. Able to write routine reports
and correspondence and speak effectively before groups of customers
- Mathematical skills: Able to add, subtract, multiply, and
divide simple equations.
- Reasoning skills: Ability to demonstrate clear communication,
including clarification, if necessary, to show understanding of all
instructions in written, oral, or diagram form. Must also
demonstrate effective problem-solving skills within a multi-layered
treatment environment, which includes communication with other
departments and/or offices/specialties within the Ogden Clinic
- Vision requirements: close vision. Must be able to accurately
and effectively read small print on diagnostic reports, lab work
and other documents within a patient chart, and labels of
vials/boxes/bags etc., of pharmaceutical drugs and medical
- Effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Computer knowledge with experience in basic word processing
- General office equipment and procedure knowledge required.
- Must maintain a positive "can-do" attitude.
- Must effectively participate as a team member with the
department and its practices.
- Must protect confidential information, records, and/or
- Must communicate effectively in a professional and courteous
- Must have good organizational skills.
- Requires frequent talking, listening, standing, sitting, and
- Requires frequent use of hands and/or fingers.
- Requires occasional kneeling, stooping and/or crouching.
- Requires ability to lift and transport patients.
- Must possess all physical abilities necessary to perform the
- Noise level is moderate with constant conversations, IV pumps
and other medical equipment that have audible alarm sounds,
computers, printers, telephones, etc.
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills,
efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Keywords: Ogden Clinic, Salt Lake City , RN Oncology , Healthcare , Centerville, Utah
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